Welcome to the CARUSO project

The Caruso Project is based on ecosystem approach to human health and is conducted by a transdisciplinary team of Brazilian and Canadian researchers since 1994. The third phase of the project has been initiated in september 2002.

The Caruso Project is one of the twelve case studies carried out around the world with support from IDRC and that demonstrate that research employing the Ecohealth approach is yielding promising results.

The CARUSO study area

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