We will only be able to ‘breathe’ in the summer 2022

Sara Dias, researcher at ciTechCare, lecturer at the School of Health Sciences, Polytechnic of Leiria, and epidemiologist, gave an interview to the newspaper Região de Leiria where she made a prediction about the future of the pandemic in Portugal, where she states that “We will only be able to ‘breathe’ in the summer of 2022”. Sara emphasises that public health depends on each one of us, and that in the future we must be prepared for a new pandemic with well-designed and previously authorised protocols so that we can act as early as possible. More information HERE (edition 23 April).

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Motor development, socialization and autonomy in 3-4 year old children

Helena Reis, researcher at ciTechCare and teacher at the School of Health Sciences, Polytechnic of Leiria, was invited to attend the TV program Filhos & Cadilhos, in Porto Canal, on to talk about child development. This program aims to clarify the developmental stages in the various age groups. In this interview, it was intended to clarify the most evident milestones in the age group from 3 to 4 years, from the point of view of children’s motor skills, socialization and autonomy. More information HERE.

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ciTechCare was represented at the CMBEBIH 2019

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.

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ciTechCare was present at the NursID 2018 – International Nursing Research Week

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

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ciTechCare at the European Respiratory Congress

Joana Cruz, lecturer at the School of Health Sciences, Polytechnic of Leiria, and researcher at ciTechCare, was actively involved in the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Congress (#ERScongress), with the presentation of two e-posters developed under the OnTRACK project ((https://citechcare.ipleiria.pt/ontrack/), and the chairing of two symposia, together with two international experts

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Celiac disease volunteers and their families

The researcher Sónia Gonçalves Pereira, mother of two celiac girls, is looking for celiac volunteers and their direct family (children and adults) to create a biobank of blood and feces samples for a research project that aims to study the influence of genetics and the microbiome on development of this

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Opening of call for research scholarship

The Polytechnic of Leiria opened a call for 1 Research Scholarship under the ForPharmacy project – Future pharmacy as a plug-and-play ecosystem (projet n. 70053), co-financed by the Lisbon 2020 Regional Operational Programme (LISBOA 2020) and the Portugal 2020 Programme, through the ERDF – European Regional Development Fund.The Research Scholarship

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Opening of call for Research Scholarship

The Polytechnic of Leiria opened a call for 1 Research Scholarship under the SafeTrack project – Miniaturized wireless devices for continuous monitoring of patients in the emergency department (project no. 70111), co-financed by the Centro 2020 Regional Operational Programme (CENTRO 2020), under the Portugal 2020 Programme, through the ERDF –

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