The Invisible Pandemic – Chronic Disease

Marlene Rosa, a teacher at the School of Health Sciences, Polytechnic of Leiria, and researcher at ciTechCare, published on December 2 an article in the Diário de Leiria entitled “The Invisible Pandemic – The Chronic and Disabling Disease”. Chronic diseases are non-communicable diseases, which last throughout life and have no cure. The researcher highlights the impact of chronic disease in Portugal and worldwide and reinforces the need for “being attentive to this reality, to the despair and the needs of these people at critical times, such as the ones we live in. For most of us, this reality lives in

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Help2Care Project was distinguished on the Compete 2020 Newsletter

The project Help2Care was distinguished on the issue n.º 162 of Compete 2020 Newsletter (July).This is a joint project between IPLeiria (ciTechCare) – (promoting entity), the Polytechnic Institute of Santarém, the Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco and the Leiria Hospital Center. Funding: 149.000€ from Compete 2020 through Support System for Scientific Research. See full article HERE

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ciTechCare is celebrating 3 years

ciTechCare’s third birthday gathered, last Friday, 13 may, several collaborators to talk about Cardio-respiratory rehabilitation and secondary prevention.  This research, development and innovation unit dedicated to the promotion of healthy lifestyles and the prevention, diagnosis and early intervention of the disease have been evolved for the past 3 years towards

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RUN-EU Institutional Visit to Polytechnic of Leiria

On May 10, at ciTechCare, more than 40 people had the opportunity to get to know the Biosignals and the Advanced Diagnosis laboratories, the Assistive Technology and Occupational Performance Laboratory (aTOPlab) and the Healthcare Simulation Laboratory, whose main goal is to allow healthcare students to practice before their rotations, with

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ciTechCare received Feevale University Committee

According to the established protocol between Politécnico de Leiria and Feevale University, ciTechCare was visited by the committee of this Higher Education Institution from Rio Grande do Sul, last 4th May.  Doctor Cleber Prodanov, Feevale University Dean and Doctor Paula Casari Cundaria,  Director of International and Institutional Relations, got the chance

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Bodyshaming and satisfaction with body image

On September 21, 2021, our researcher Roberta Frontini gave a workshop at Leiria IPL’s School of Education and Social Sciences entitled “Bodyshaming and satisfaction with body image”.This workshop was part of the #BEACTIVE week, a week that intended to celebrate the European week of sport at ESECS. The workshop focused

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