Brazil (IFMSA Brazil) - Campinas-Puccamp
Psychiatry, Internal Medicine-Endocrinology, Sugery-Neurosurgery, Cardiology, Pediatric Surgery, SCUT-Urgency and Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Orthopedics, Cardiac Surgery, Ophthalmology, Thoracic Surgery, Surgery-Head and Neck and Thoracic Surgery, Internal Medicine - General, Otorhinolaringology, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Surgery - Vascular Surgery, Infectology, Nephrology
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Host Family or Student Flat
Host Family or Student Flat
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Julia Hofling PUC-Campinas
Campinas is a Brazilian municipality in São Paulo State, part of the country's Southeast Region. According to the 2010 Census, the city's population is 1,080,999, making it the fourteenth most populous Brazilian city and the third most populous municipality in São Paulo state. The city's metropolitan area, Metropolitan Region of Campinas, contains twenty municipalities with a total population of 2,976,433 people.
Pontificia Univerdidade Catolica de Campinas

Hospital e Maternidade Celso Pierro (HMCP): The hospital was founded in 1979. It has 2.000 direct employees. It’s the main hospital at the west side of Campinas, which has a population of around 400 thousand people. The main purpose of the hospital is to serve the population from this area that depends on the public health system of Brazil (SUS- Sistema unico de saúde). It’s a university hospital, linked to PUC-Campinas Medical School. It contains 340 hospital beds, from which 240 are reserved for the public health system (SUS) and 100 for private health system. Hospital departments: ER (emergency room- adult and pediatrics), Critical Care Units (Adults, Pediatrics, Neonatal and coronary units), General Surgery, Gynecology/ obstetrics, Orthopedics, Dermatology, Plastics, ...? Address: Av. John Boyd Dunlop, S/N - Jardim Londres,Campinas - SP,13034-685 Phone Number: +55 (19) 3343-8600 Web-site:

The medical school is located at the Campus II of the university ( Av. John Boyd Dunlop - s/n°. Jd. Ipaussurama- Campinas. CEP: 13060-904). Phone number: +55 (19) 3343-6800 The Campus II is known as “Health Town”. All the subjects related to biology and health are located there. Such as Biology School, Pharmacy school, Nursing school, Phonoaudiology school, Nutrition School, Dentistry school, Psychology school.
The host student or family will provide at least one meal per day.
The incomings are alocate in students flat house, family houses or republic houses, where students share a house and create a family bound. They will have their own bed and will be provided with one bathroom that can be shared or not, and internet acess, on the house or on the college.
São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport Address: Rod. Hélio Smidt, s/no – Cumbica, Guarulhos – SP, 07190-100 Phone: +55 (11) 2445-2945 São Paulo

Congonhas International Airport Address: Avenida Washington Luís, s/no – Vila Congonhas, São Paulo – SP, 04626-911 Phone: +55 (11) 5090-9000 Campinas

Viracopos International Airport Address: Rodovia Santos Dumont, km 66 – Parque Viracopos, Campinas – SP, 13055-900 Phone: +55 (19) 3725-5000

Bus Station Campinas Address: R. Dr. Pereira Lima,
60-140 – Vila Industrial, Campinas – SP, 13035-505 Phone:(19) 3731-2930

Tourist Information Bus Station Campinas Bus Terminal Ramos de Azevedo – Upper level Phone +55 (19) 995848-4860

Camptáxi - Cooperativa de Rádio Táxi de Campinas Rua Antonio Sarmento, 27 - Vila Industrial Fone: 3772-3311

Rádio Táxi Coopercamp Rua Álvares Machado, 460, 5o andar - Sala 51 - Centro Fones: 3231-3232 - 3737-3232
In our LC we have a tradition. A party with all incomings, where we exchange some typical local foods and drinks. At The Food and Drink party you get to try some Brazilian dishes and share with us your culture!
Besides that in Campinas you can also find Clubs, Pubs, Bars. All in the same place, the neighborhood called Cambuí. And more, the Taquaral Lagoon, a nice and chill place for a walk, skateboarding, jogging and some restaurants nearby to have some Açai and coconut water.
Lagoa do Taquaral Nice and chill place if you want to go for a walk, skateboarding, jogging. There are some restaurants nearby where you can have some Açai and coconut water. Also, you can hop aboard Paddle Boats to cross the lake!! Great place to spend time. Address: Av. Heitor Penteado, 1671 - Taquaral

Hippie Market Every saturday and sunday from 9 am to 2pm Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 pm/ from 2pm 5pm Address: Praça Imprensa Fluminense, s/no – Centro – Cambuí – CEP 13025-066

Maria Fumaça Local trip with tradition train called "maria Fumaça" Location: Estação Anhumas, acesso rodovia Dom Pedro, km 133, perto do Carrefour Dom Pedro Working hours: sábados, às 10h e às 15h, domingos e feriados, às 10h, às 12h30 e 14h30 Information: (19) 3207-3637 ou 3207-4290 Tickets: R$ 70 e R$ 90 (meio percurso ou completo) e R$ 35 e R$ 45 (meia passagem)

Wet'n Wild - Water Park Location: Wet'n Wild. Rodovia dos Bandeirantes, km 72 - Itupeva. (11) 4496-8000 Opening Hours: Monday through friday, from 10h to 18h; saturday and sunday, from 10h to 18h30. Tickets: adult - starting from R$ 80

Hopi Hari - Amusement Park Location: Hopi Hari. Rodovia dos Bandeirantes, km 72 - Vinhedo. 4007-1134 Opening Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, from 10h às 18h Tickets: R$ 99 (buy before) and R$ 129 (buy at entrance)
Useful Websites Attractions in Campinas: Tourism in Campinas: Transportation: - Campinas bus routes (click “Como Chegar”. Example: Buses from PUC to Lagoa do Taquaral) Maps and services: Google Maps Search: Type in “Hospital e Maternidade Celso Pierro, Campinas”