João Frade

Institution Polytechnic of Leiria

E-mail joao.frade@ipleiria.pt

ORCID ID 0000-0002-4947-1052

Research Interests: epidemiological evaluation of health programs, health promotion and self-care, vaccination, family and community health

CV Synopsis
João Frade, Ph.D. in public health and epidemiology. Several papers published in journals of international circulation in the area of ​​epidemiological surveillance of the application of the National Vaccination Plan in Portugal. In 2015 it identified the loss of group immunity against measles and in 2017 contributed to the rationale for changing the vaccine policy against tetanus and diphtheria. He received awards and medals of scientific merit for the contributions to public health in Portugal.