MEPs defend new competences for EU in health or defense

MEPs defend new competences for EU in health or defense

O The text, entitled “Europe and Portugal 2030”, is signed by the six PSD MEPs: Paulo Rangel, Lídia Pereira, José Manuel Fernandes, Maria da Graça Carvalho, Álvaro Amaro and Cláudia Monteiro de Aguiar. The sectoral motion begins by defending that “the PSD has been the essential, permanent and unconditional foundation of the Portuguese option for … Read more

Altice workers on strike on July 21 in defense of raises and health plans — DNOTICIAS.PT

Altice workers on strike on July 21 in defense of raises and health plans — DNOTICIAS.PT

Altice workers will strike on July 21 in defense of interim increases of 50 euros and their Health Plans, was announced today by the unions involved. After holding plenary sessions across the country, the five unions that make up the Altice Union Front, SINTTAV, SNTCT, STT, FE and SINQUADROS, concluded that workers were “completely mobilized … Read more

Feira Chamber promotes pioneering community health project

Feira Chamber promotes pioneering community health project

Patients will be able to monitor health parameters using a mobile phone application. A total of 50 citizens will be part of the community health program with which the City Council intends, in a first phase, to promote the monitoring of hypertensive patients through a computer application that will monitor parameters such as blood pressure, … Read more

Minister of Health meeting with unions, the Medical Association and ARS

Minister of Health meeting with unions, the Medical Association and ARS

The Minister of Health, Marta Temido, began meetings with trade unions and the Order of Doctors in the early afternoon, following the closure of the Gynecology and Obstetrics emergencies in some hospitals in the Lisbon region. During the morning, the Minister of Health met as clinical directors of several hospitals in the Lisbon region, a … Read more

Health Department sends technical note to municipalities advising on testing for Covid-19 |

Health Department sends technical note to municipalities advising on testing for Covid-19 |

The Secretary of State for Health (SES), through the Undersecretary of Surveillance and Primary Health Care (SVAPS), sent a technical note to the 92 municipalities this Friday (03.06) with guidelines on testing for Covid-19 in the state. The text warns that basic and emergency care units maintain the offer of rapid antigen test for all … Read more

″With caution, but without alarm.″ Graça Freitas ″concerned″ about the circulation of Covid during popular parties

″With caution, but without alarm.″ Graça Freitas ″concerned″ about the circulation of Covid during popular parties

The Director General of Health, Graça Freitas © Reinaldo Rodrigues/Global Images (archive) PerGuilherme de Sousa with Manuel Acácio June 03, 2022 • 11:23 The director-general of Health, Graça Freitas, assumes “some concern” regarding the high number of contagions in Portugal, especially among the elderly. In statements on the Forum TSFGraça Freitas reveals, however, that at … Read more

Covid-19 and intensive care in Brazil

Covid-19 and intensive care in Brazil

As of March 2020, health systems around the world have been affected by the avalanche of cases of Covid-19. Brazil was not immune to this problem. Thousands of Brazilians developed severe cases of the disease and needed treatment in Intensive Care Units (ICU). Intensive care is a recent hospital setting and medical specialty. Coincidentally, the … Read more

Psychologists ask for reinforcement of teams in primary health to serve students

Psychologists ask for reinforcement of teams in primary health to serve students

For the Ordem dos Psicólogos, it is not enough to implement measures within the walls of schools to support students; measures “outside the school” are also needed. The OPP’s position follows the publication of the study carried out this year in Portuguese schools, which revealed that one in three students show signs of psychological distress. … Read more

Student mental health is a priority when returning to school – 05/14/2022 – Education

Student mental health is a priority when returning to school - 05/14/2022 - Education

After two years with remote classes, students who entered the university in the last semesters started going to educational institutions in person. The long period at home, however, damaged mental health and learning for some. That’s why schools create or adapt programs to help them on both fronts. At FGV (Fundação Getulio Vargas), professors give … Read more