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At the last European conference of WONCA European Family Doctors, held in Bratislava, Slovakia in June, the MOVIDA project won the best paper award in the field of Public Health and Health Prevention. The ciTechCare researchers Rui Fonseca-Pinto and Bruno Carreira attended the conference and also presented a workshop on Prescribing Physical Activity, where they discussed the use of mobile applications to prescribe and monitor physical activity.
Rui Fonseca-Pinto presented two communications at the International Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering, which took place in Bosnia and Herzegovina from the 16th to the 19th of May. Francisco Cunha, Luis Távora, Pedro Assunção, Sérgio Faria, Rui Fonseca-Pinto – Stereo laser speckle dissimilarity analysis using self-organizing maps Rui Fonseca-Pinto – Prescribe and Monitor Physical Activity through a community based eHealth Program: MOVIDA platform Find more information HERE.
NURSID International Research Week 2018 is an event joining together researchers in Nursing organized by NURSID – CINTESIS. The research week occurred on July, 9th to 13th, organized in workshops, 8 thematic seminars, project exhibitions, doctoral students’ meeting and an international congress, composed by poster presentations, oral communications, conferences, round tables and debates. The aim was to provide a space for sharing knowledge, experiences and evidences resulting from research, in order to foster the opportunities for establishing partnerships between researchers, with emphasis on research projects under development in the NURSID Group of CINTESIS and UNIESEP. Ana Querido attended the week
The Research Center of the Leiria Hospital Center invited several partner institutions to talk about partnership projects at its sixth conference.The conference took place on July 5th at the auditorium of Santo André Hospital in Leiria. With the theme “Research in CHL – projects in partnership with other institutions”, the CI/CHL conference was attended by Maria Pedro Guarino, Maria dos Anjos Dixe and Rui Fonseca-Pinto, from the ciTechCare.
Science 2018 is another edition of the annual meeting of Portuguese researchers. It aims to promote the broad debate of the main themes and challenges of the scientific agenda beyond the universe of research.The conference took place on July 2nd at Centro de Congressos de Lisboa.The Science Meeting 2018 was attended by Maria dos Anjos Dixe. Find more information HERE.
The 4th International Health Congress took place on 11th and 12th May 2018 at the School of Health Sciences of the Polytechnic of Leiria, Portugal. It was organized by the Center for Innovative Care and Health Technology (ciTechCare). This year around 350 professionals, students and researchers from health-related fields participated in a congress that contributed significantly to the discussion on current and emerging topics related to the main theme: “Global Health Trends”. Delegates from 16 countries from all five continents took part in 43 sessions and 363 communications on the most diverse topics. They ranged from healthcare provision to service management, materials