Friday, 29 March 2019 14:28

Prati-Donaduzzi and Erasto Gaertner Hospital start registrations for Trainee Researcher Program


The Program lasts for two years and has in total 44 hours per week

Prati-Donaduzzi, the largest manufacturer of generic drugs in Brazil *, in partnership with Erasto Gaertner Hospital - a reference in the fight against cancer, starts registrations for the Trainee Researcher Program. The first edition of the program, which has an innovative feature, offers four vacancies to graduated pharmacists. It will be a differential to have post-graduation/master´s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences or Oncology.

The Program aims, through the exchange of knowledge, to train professionals for the activities involved in the cycles of pharmaceutical assistance and drug development. In addition, it aims to make the communication between industry and hospital easier, generating products and services that benefit health care in the country, as well as improvements in patient care.

The Program lasts for two years and has in total 44 hours per week. For a period of one year, Trainee Researcher shall be at Prati-Donaduzzi, based in Toledo (PR), and shall act in a brief job rotation in several areas of industry, such as Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, among others. Afterwards, the professionals shall be allocated in the Research, Development and Pharmaceutical Innovation Department. In the other 12 months, they will work at Erasto Gaertner Hospital, in Curitiba (PR), in areas such as drug selection, receiving, dispensing and storage, among others.

According to Prati-Donaduzzi Human Resources Director, Diones Wolfart, initiatives such as this one reinforce the search for innovative solutions in the health area, in addition to contributing to the training of professionals with an important differential. "We believe that this exchange of knowledge will be enriching for the participants and that health in Brazil is the biggest beneficiary, as these professionals will be encouraged to seek assertive and innovative solutions focused on the quality of life and well-being of patients", he emphasizes.

The Superintendent of Erasto Gaertner Hospital, Adriano Lago, comments on the benefits of the program. "The hospital is very pleased with the partnership signed with Prati-Donaduzzi to carry out the Trainee Researcher. We are excited about receiving pharmacists in order to show them the hospital pharmacy and how the pharmaceutical industry is made. It is a unique opportunity in a single project because the practitioner will understand the care that happens to the patient when using the drug in the hospital and, on the other hand, how the industry makes it. " 


To register, the candidate must access the website: and click on the Career tab, then apply for the vacancy of Researcher Trainee. Registrations can be made from March 18 to 21 and the approved candidates will receive a monthly salary of R$3,000.00 under work register.               

*IQVIA MAT JANUARY/2019 PMB + NRC Therapeutic Doses


Prati-Donaduzzi, the pharmaceutical industry specializing in the development and production of generic drugs. Based in Toledo, western Paraná, Prati-Donaduzzi produces about 11.5 billion therapeutic doses per year and has more than 4,200 employees. The company has one of the largest portfolios of generic drugs in Brazil and aims to grow its sales and production capacity by 15% in 2019.


Erasto Gaertner Hospital, based in Curitiba (PR), is a reference in the fight against cancer and receives patients from all over Brazil, with a focus on cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, teaching and research. Through its more than 1,000 employees, 209 doctors and around 400 volunteers, it annually attends more than 53 thousand patients and perform almost 2 million procedures. Work, which was begun in 1972, allowed the hospital to be considered the largest cancer treatment center in the south of Brazil.



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