• World Blood Donor Day
    World Blood Donor Day is celebrated around the world on June 14th as an acknowledgement to all voluntary donors.The occasion is also an opportunity to … Read more
  • Inclusive language
    For DeCS 2024 edition, descriptors in Portuguese that had a scope note or that nominally contained terms with an ableist bias were reviewed. Additionally, some … Read more
  • World Hypertension Day
    The World Hypertension Day is commemorated every May 17th, aiming to raise awareness about the risks of this disease. When typing “Hypertension” in DeCS’ search … Read more


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