University of Coimbra develops project to combat malnutrition in the world | Public health

University of Coimbra develops project to combat malnutrition in the world |  Public health

The fight against child malnutrition in developing countries is the main objective of the “Morfood” project, an ongoing investigation at the University of Coimbra (UC), which also brings together researchers from the University of Porto and the Agostinho Neto University (in Angola) . The work further explores the potential of a plant, the moringa oleifera, … Read more

There are more doctors, nurses and women in Health, but more leaving hospitals

There are more doctors, nurses and women in Health, but more leaving hospitals

More doctors but less in hospitals In 2020, there were 5.6 doctors in Portugal per 100 thousand inhabitants, 0.2 more per 1000 inhabitants than in 2019. An increasing trend that has been observed since 2004. Data from the National Statistics Institute (INE) released yesterday, within the scope of World Health Day, reveal that, in 2020, … Read more

Ferrero withdraws some Kinder products from the Portuguese market as a precaution – Saúde

Ferrero withdraws some Kinder products from the Portuguese market as a precaution - Saúde

Chocolate manufacturer Ferrero announced today that it will temporarily withdraw from the Portuguese market, “as a precautionary measure”, some Kinder products made in Belgium, after some cases of salmonella were detected in northern Europe. In a note sent today to the Lusa agency, Ferrero Ibérica states that, “voluntarily and as a precautionary measure, it ordered … Read more

(Surprising) health benefits of glass packaging

(Surprising) health benefits of glass packaging

ÇWith numerous qualities, namely the fact that it is chemically inert, glass is the ideal packaging material to preserve and protect different foods or beverages. In a statement, on the occasion of World Health Day, which is celebrated this Thursday, April 7, Friends of Glass, a European consumer forum that promotes the choice of products … Read more

Health, safety and well-being at work is essential, says Marta Temido

Health, safety and well-being at work is essential, says Marta Temido

“THEWe believe that this is a worthwhile public investment, it is an investment with a guaranteed return, and we will continue to promote in our actions occupational health, decent work, and the protection and promotion of the health of all workers in general, and in the public administration in particular”, he said. The minister was … Read more

Brazil records 27,300 cases and 216 deaths in 24 hours

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Details Created on Wednesday, 06 April 2022 07:36 In 24 hours, 27,331 new cases of covid-19 were registered by health authorities. According to the secretariats and the Ministry of Health, 216 new deaths caused by complications associated with covid-19 were also confirmed. Total – With these new statistics, the country reached 30,040,129 people infected by … Read more

Ópticas Portugal informs about eye health

Ópticas Portugal informs about eye health

Risks and precautions to be taken into account Throughout life, we are naturally exposed to various phenomena that compromise our eye health. Being aware of the signals emitted by the human body is essential to stop irreversible consequences. Adopt good habits, such as performing regular visual check-ups, essential to rule out some silent pathologies. Opt … Read more

Health literacy saves lives! A healthy planet leads to healthy people

Health literacy saves lives!  A healthy planet leads to healthy people

O World Health Day, April 7, was chosen in 1948 by the World Health Organization (WHO) because, on that date, the first assembly of this organization was held. The celebrations began in 1950 and every year a theme is chosen, developing activities that lead to the promotion of the health of the populations. The motto … Read more