Lockdown: Inside Brazil's Most Dangerous Prison

Lockdown: Inside Brazil's Most Dangerous Prison Free ✓ Drauzio Varella
  • Lockdown: Inside Brazil's Most Dangerous Prison
  • Paperback
  • 368
  • Drauzio Varella
  • English
  • 22 November 2019
  • 1849838658

About the Author: Drauzio Varella

Lockdown: Inside Brazil's Most Dangerous Prison Free ✓ Drauzio Varella After graduation, he specialized in infectious diseases with Prof Vicente Amato Neto at the University of S o Paulo and at the Hospital do Servidor P blico de S o Paulo This work led him to develop an interest in immunology and over the following 20 years he worked at the Hospital do C ncer in S o Paulo, specializing in oncology.He works as a medical professor at Universidade Paulista, but has taught also in several other institutions in Brazil and abroad, such as the New York Memorial Hospital, Cleveland Clinic, Karolinska Institute, University of Hiroshima and the National Cancer Institute of Japan One of his main fields of works has been AIDS, especially the treatment of Kaposi s sarcoma He has had an active role in prevention and educational campaigns about AIDS, being the first one to have a radio program on the subject From 1989 to 2001 he volunteered to work as an unpaid physician in one of the largest jails of Brazil, Carandiru, in order to tackle the horrific AIDS epidemic raging among male inmates As a result of this experience, he wrote a best selling book describing the harrowing life of the inmates, which later became a motion picture Carandiru, directed by Hector Babenco , winning accolades from both the public and specialized national and international critics.As the chairman of a cancer research institute at UNIP, Dr Varella presently heads a research program on the potential of Brazilianmedicinal plants for treating neoplasms and antibiotic resistant bacteria This research is supported by the S o Paulo Research Support Foundation Portugu s Descendente de galegos e portugueses, Drauzio estudou medicina na Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de S o Paulo No in cio dos anos 70, j como m dico, ele come ou a trabalhar com o professor Vicente Amato Neto na rea de mol stias infecciosas do Hospital do Servidor P blico de S o Paulo Durante 20 anos, dirigiu tamb m o servi o de imunologia do Hospital do C ncer S o Paulo e de 1990 a 1992, o servi o de c ncer do Hospital do Ipiranga.Deu aulas em v rias faculdades do Brasil e em institui es em outros pa ses, como o Memorial Hospital de Nova Iorque, a Cleveland Clinic tamb m nos Estados Unidos , o Instituto Karolinska de Estocolmo, a Universidade de Hiroshima e o National Cancer Institute, em T quio.Al m do c ncer, Drauzio Varella dedicou seu trabalho tamb m ao estudo da AIDS Foi um dos pioneiros no estudo dessa doen a no Brasil, especialmente do sarcoma de Kaposi Em 1989, iniciou um trabalho no Carandiru nome popular da Casa de Deten o de S o Paulo , investigando a preval ncia do v rus HIV nos detentos At 2002, ano em que o pres dio foi desativado, trabalhou como m dico volunt rio no local O dr Varella chegou a idealizar uma revista em quadrinhos, O Vira Lata, como parte do plano de preven o da AIDS na cadeia.Atualmente, apoiado pela Universidade Paulista e pela Funda o de Amparo Pesquisa do Estado de S o Paulo FAPESP , dirige no Rio Negro um projeto de an lise de plantas brasileiras, buscando obter extratos para testar experimentalmente no combate bact rias resistentes a antibi ticos e ao c ncer.


✓ B0ED2BCE42 ↠´ Free ✓ Lockdown: Inside Brazil's Most Dangerous Prison 0E24DD63FB One doctor s account of years spent treating inmates in t doctor s account ofyears spent treating inmates in the Casa de Deten o, Brazil s largest and harshest prisonThe Carandiru House of Detention, in the teeming city of S o Paulo, was the largest and most crowded prison in Latin America Known as the Old House, it was also highly unusual in the way it was governed Closed to the outside world, and even largely to the wardens, it was run almost entirely by the inmates themselves, who created a unique society complete with politics, hierarchies, and a Free ✓ Lockdown: Inside Brazil's Most Dangerous Prison system of justice In , at the height of the AIDS epidemic in Brazil, with only a handful of physicians attempting to treat an inmate population of than ,, the medical situation at Carandiru was dire A city doctor, Drauzio Varella, volunteered his time at Carandiru over the course ofyears, in an effort to combat the rampant disease As he gained the inmates trust he was given access to their society, where he was overwhelmed by the profound humanity and freedom of spirit shown by these men, despite their terrible crimes and the inhuman conditions in which they lived
I think I was hoping for another Marching Powder it wasn t I found the flow of the book Lockdown: Inside Brazil's Most Dangerous Prison slightly disjointed, with most of the chapters containing a small story that didn t always flow into the next chapter Interesting insight into prison life.
Levei mais de dez anos para resolver ler este livro e hoje n o entendo porque dei tanto As hist rias s o muito boas e voc quer saber cada vez mais sobre aquelas pessoas retratadas O que muito estranho j que s o, quase todos, criminosos, de ladr es covardes a assassinos impiedosos.
O que Drauzio Varella escreve, n o tem a inten o e nem o faz de redimir aquelas pessoas Mas apresenta um mundo que de outra forma eu nunca conheceria e que muito pol ticos deveriam conhecer, como detentos Levei mais de dez anos para resolver ler este livro e hoje n o entendo porque dei tanto As hist rias s o muito boas e voc quer saber cada vez mais sobre aquelas pessoas retratadas O que muito estranho j que s o, quase todos, criminosos, de ladr es covardes a assassinos impiedosos.
O que Drauzio Varella escreve, n o tem a inten o e nem o faz de redimir aquelas pessoas Mas apresenta um mundo que de outra forma
Oh, how I wish this book Lockdown: Inside Brazil's Most Dangerous Prison would come out in English so I could give it to my non Portuguese speaking friends It is absolutely one of the most astounding, beautiful and sad books Lockdown: Inside Brazil's Most Dangerous Prison I have ever read Lockdown: Inside Brazil's Most Dangerous Prison Varella s prose is haunting, vivid and utterly brilliant throughout, making his adventures seem like a visit to some nightmare fantasy land His relationship to the prisoners with whom he worked was warm and acutely observant Having worked in a US prison, I can relate to much of what he says about the Oh, how I wish this book Lockdown: Inside Brazil's Most Dangerous Prison would come out in English so I could give it to my non Portuguese speaking friends It is absolutely one of the most astounding, beautiful and sad books Lockdown: Inside Brazil's Most Dangerous Prison I have ever read Lockdown: Inside Brazil's Most Dangerous Prison Varella s prose is haunting, vivid and utterly brilliant throughout, making his adventures seem like a visit to some nightmare fantasy land His relationship to the prisoners with whom he worked was war Este um daqueles livros fant sticos que quando come amos a ler a vontade n o parar Drauzio Varella foi excepcional em cada uma das suas narrativas, preservando inclusive o linguajar dos personagens e acima de tudo preservando a mem ria de cada um de seus personagens que embora presos, n o foram destitu dos da gra a de ser gente, mesmo em meio a tanta desgra a impressionante saber qu pessoas t o capazes como Dr Varella dedica sua vida de forma altru sta pessoas t o rejeitadas pela soc Este um daqueles livros fant sticos que quando come amos a ler a vontade n o parar Drauzio Varella foi excepcional em cada uma das suas narrativas, preservando inclusive o linguajar dos personagens e acima de tudo preservando a mem ria de cada um de seus personagens que embora presos, n o foram destitu dos da gra a de ser gente, mesmo em meio a tanta desgra a impressionante saber qu pessoas t o capazes

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