Health

Covid-19: Portuguese researchers are developing a broad-spectrum antiviral drug

Portuguese researchers are developing a drug against a wide range of viruses to face a possible new pandemic, according to biochemist Miguel Castanho, who...

Insufficient number of occupational doctors to monitor the health of the employed population

Portugal needs between 1,636 and 3,273 more occupational physicians, estimates the Directorate-General for Health (DGS), which warns that the number of clinicians practicing is...

European Medicines Agency recommends updating covid-19 vaccines

The European Medicines Agency today recommended updating the covid-19 vaccines for the 2024/2025 vaccination campaign to protect against the new variant of the SARS-CoV-2...

More than 570,000 Portuguese adults live with asthma

More than 570,000 adults live with asthma in Portugal and one in three asthma patients do not have the diagnosis recorded in the clinical...

SNS? “Health system too focused on acute illness and emergencies”

The difficulties chronic patients face in accessing healthcare is one of the main complaints of the Plataforma Saúde em Diálogo (Health in Dialogue Platform),...

Health Minister starts negotiating meetings with sector unions today

The Minister of Health, Ana Paula Martins, met today for the first time with the unions representing doctors, nurses and pharmacists, starting the salary...
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