NEWS | AWARDS

ciTechCare members and Professors of the Health Science School received award

Carolina Henriques, Elisa Caceiro, Maria Luísa Santos and Sónia Ramalho, professors at the Health Sciences School, Polytechnic of Leiria, saw their oral communication based on the investigation on the field of Conflict Tactics in Young Love Relationships awarded at the 10th ASPESM International Congress, 2019 which took place between October 29-31 at the Portalegre Polytechnic.

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AGILidades Project won an award at the International Congress on Person Centered Healthcare

The AGILidades project from the researcher of ciTechCare Marlene Rosa received the APASD/ASTRAZENECA Award for the oral presentation entitled “Implementation of AGILidades’ protocol in people with Alzheimer’s disease at home – 2 study cases monitored by caregivers”, presented at the International Congress on Person Centered Healthcare, organized by the Associação Para A Segurança dos Doentes (APASD), Conselho Regional Norte da Ordem dos Médicos and the European Society for Person Centered Healthcare.

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Music Therapy for people with chronic pain

The Sociedade Artística Musical de Pousos (SAMP, Leiria), in partnership with the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, will receive 40.600€ to support a project which aims to improve the quality of life of people with chronic pain (i.e., patients with cancer, depression and other pathologies) using music therapy. The project entitled ‘Music Therapy for people with chronic pain’ (Musicoterapia com Pessoas com Dor Crónica) was one of the 25 projects funded by the Prémio BPI “la Caixa” Solidário 2019. This project was based on a project that is already running but with limited resources. This grant will enable the institution to maintain the project running autonomously for

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Award for best oral presentation​

Rui Fonseca-Pinto attended at ICPEFH 2019: 21st International Conference on Physical Exercises, Fitness and Health in Tokyo from 9 to 10 September presenting an oral communication entitled MOVIDA.polis: Physical Activity mHealth Based Platform.This presentation received the award for best oral presentation.

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Grant to support events as part of the Healthy Lungs for Life campaign – funded by the European Lung Foundation/European Respiratory Society attributed to Joana Cruz

On May 5th 2019, a grant to support events as part of the Healthy Lungs for Life campaign of the European Lung Foundation/European Respiratory Society was awarded by Dr Joana Cruz – Invited Adjunct Professor at the School of Health Sciences (ESSLei) and Researcher at the Center for Innovative Care and Health Technology (ciTechCare), Polytechnic of Leiria. The grant will be used to organize and support events that increase knowledge of the impact of poor air quality on lung health and raise awareness of the actions that everyone can take to protect their own lungs from indoor and outdoor air pollution, such

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