Augusto Cesar Pinto

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In April-May 2004, the World Health Organization (WHO) implemented, with local authorities, United Nations (UN) agencies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), an early warning system (EWS) in Darfur, West Sudan, for internally displaced persons (IDPs). The number of consultations and deaths per week for 12 health events is recorded for two age groups(More)
This is a summary of the presentations and discussion of Surveillance, Early Warning Alert and Response at the Conference, Health Aspects of the Tsunami Disaster in Asia, convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) in Phuket, Thailand, 04-06 May 2005. The topics discussed included issues related to the surveillance, early warning alert, and response to(More)
We have identified a rare BCR-ABL chimaeric gene with multiplex and nested RT-PCR in a patient with an unusually aggressive chronic myeloid leukaemia. cDNA sequencing showed an in-frame rearrangement with a breakpoint in BCR exon e13 (b2) and fusion with ABL exon 3 following skipping of the entire ABL exon a2. These data confirm the heterogeneity of(More)
Autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles in non-structured and dynamical environments are the aims and scope of mobile robotics and, in such field, trajectory tracking control is an important issue. The objective of the present work is the design and application of a control structure able to cope with the problem of tracking arbitrary trajectories, which is(More)
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