Field visits

An optional one-day field trip is set for Thursday, 14 November. The local Organizing Committee in Recife has put together diverse venues that will be of interest to Forum participants. Participants who wish to avail the field trip should indicate their preferred choices by filling out the field trip form, which can be found on the right hand column. Participants will be allotted to the venues on a first come first served basis.

Professor Fernando Figueira Institute of Integrative Medicine (IMIP)

Founded in 1960 by a group of medical doctors led by Professor Fernando Figueira, the Institute of Integrative Medicine (IMIP) is a philanthropic organization working on medical-social assistance, education, research and community outreach. It is one of Brazil’s most important hospital facilities. Participants visiting the IMIP will learn about its programmes related to education, research and community extension outreach.

  • Capacity: 25 people
  • Duration: Approx. 2h
  • Format: Observation
  • Travel time to location: 30-40 min.
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