Your PEL

Promote and empower for literacy in health in young people

The Portuguese population health has improved significantly, however young people require particular attention regarding health determinants related to lifestyle. Your PEL projects aims to help young people reach their full health potential by focusing on three specific areas: food, harmful consumptions and sexuality. Through an inter-institutional approach, Your PEL objectives are to: develop an instrument to evaluate the impact of health education programs in 3rd cycle basic schools regarding nutrition, harmful consumption and sexuality and to monitor those health determinants and the efficacy of the developed strategies.

Principal Investigator
José Carlos Quaresma

18 months (2017 – 2019)

Institutional Partners and Others
Polytechnic Institute of Santarém (coord);
Polytechnic Institute of Viseu;
School Grouping of Golegã, Azinhaga e Pombalinho;
School Grouping of Chamusca.

Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia;

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