Vaccination, extension of health center hours and more organization of services

Vaccination, extension of health center hours and more organization of services

Not all measures contained in this 2022-2023 winter seasonal response plan are new. The Secretary of State for Health Promotion, Margarida Tavares, referred to the DN after the plan was announced. “There are measures that have already been used in previous years”, but what is intended now is for them to be more effective. Or … Read more

Thousands on the streets of Madrid in defense of the public health service

Thousands on the streets of Madrid in defense of the public health service

JN / Agencies Yesterday at 23:01 Thousands of people demonstrated this Sunday in the streets of Madrid in defense of the public health service and against the “destruction” of primary care that they claim the regional government of Isabel Díaz Ayuso is promoting. “Madrid stands up for its public health. Against the destruction of primary … Read more

€366 million plan for family health units – Sociedade

€366 million plan for family health units - Sociedade

The Minister of Health, Manuel Pizarro, stressed this Friday the Government’s commitment to “caring and generalizing” primary health care, arguing that the path must go through better organization, more professionals and better conditions. The objective is to ensure that “every Portuguese person has the right to a family health team”.The minister admitted that it is … Read more

Health registers laboratories for diagnosis of monkeypox

Health registers laboratories for diagnosis of monkeypox

posted on 09/24/2022 17:01 The Ministry of Health said it had registered seven new Central Public Health Laboratories (Lacens) to carry out diagnostic tests for monkeypox, also known as monkeypox. “From now on, Bahia, Goiás, Santa Catariana, Ceará, Pernambuco, Paraná and Espírito Santo will also have the capacity to analyze the samples. With this, the … Read more

Report points out lack of control of health OS in SP – 08/19/2022 – Daily life

Report points out lack of control of health OS in SP - 08/19/2022 - Daily life

The inspection of social organizations that manage public health in São Paulo has records of failures, weaknesses and lack of procedures by the Municipal Health Department. The notes are in reports from the TCM (Court of Accounts of the Municipality) that had excerpts included in an order signed by prosecutor Arthur Pinto Filho, from the … 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

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

Hospital da Luz supports health care, training and delivery of medical material to Ukrainian refugees – Cm ao Minuto

Hospital da Luz supports health care, training and delivery of medical material to Ukrainian refugees - Cm ao Minuto

Hospitals of the Luz Saúde group will provide free healthcare, professional training and medical supplies to Ukrainian war refugees who arrived in Portugal, released this Tuesday. The group informs in a press release that “the support of Luz Saúde and its units of the Hospital da Luz network is provided through the intermediation of the … Read more