ISAMB in the media

October 24, 2019 – Publico

Climate change can kill”

There are structures, other than those dedicated particularly to the environment, which are responding to the need of seeing what this new model of development is doing to the human body.



October 16, 2019 – Vital Health

World Food Day: Maria helps Portuguese to eat more fruit”

A new fruit brand – Maria – intends to raise awareness among the Portuguese population to the urgent need to change daily dietary habits.



September 26, 2019 – Observador

About World Environmental Health Day”

Man-made environments (urban, digital) and, in particular, sociopolitical environments are pivotal to maintain the living conditions we all want for future generations.



September, 2019 – Canal S+

Programa Carbono Zero | What problems does our planet faces?”

Ecological footprint, floods, climate change are problemas we are facing nowadays. There is no planet B, but there are plans to preserve the earth we live in.



July, 2019 – Canal S+

Auditório S+ | Conference “Os efeitos da alteração dos ambientes na saúde humana”

For two days, experts discussed how changes in different environments – both climate and terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, social, virtual and digital environments as well as extracellular environments or epigenetics – can affect human health.



October 11, 2018 – Sic Notícias

32% of children between 2 and 10 years old are overweight

The study carried out by APCOI in collaboration with ISAMB analyzed a sample of 12.764 students from all the Portuguese districts who participated in the project “Heróis da Fruta” in 2017-2018, concluding that 32% of children between 2 and 10 years old are overweight, from which 14,6% are obese.



September 29, 2018 – Expresso

Three quarters of Portuguese children do not eat enough fruit and vegetables

Three out of four Portuguese children between the ages of two and 10 eat less than five servings of fruit and vegetables per day, failing to comply with World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations, according to a study released on Thursday.



September 29, 2018 –

Children do not eat enough fruit and vegetables

A study was carried out by researchers from APCOI and ISAMB observed differences between the different districts and regions in Portugal regarding the daily intake of fruit and vegetables.



August 24, 2018 – NewsFarma

13th Postgraduate Course in Infectious Diseases starts in October

In less than two months starts the 13th Postgraduate Course in Infectious Diseases, which runs from 1 October this year to 28 January 2019 at the GlaxoSmithKline Auditorium in Algés. Training is supported by ViiV Healthcare.



November 11, 2014 – Sic Notícias

Hepatitis C patients are still waiting for the new drug

Nearly half of the critical patients with hepatitis C still do not have access to the innovative drug, whose success rate is over 90%, after declarations by the Minister of Health assuring that by the end of the year they would do the treatment.



October 15, 2014 – justNews

Conference about health and environment has the participation of the head scientist of WHO Europe

Roberto Bertollini, chief scientist at WHO Europe, will attend the event “Health and environment, an unfinished agenda: challenges for research and action in the 21st century” held by ISAMB.



October 8, 2014 – Netfarma

Specialist defends the creation of centers of excellence to treat hepatitis C

Francisco Antunes, coordinator at the Lisbon Institute of Environmental Health in the area of ​​Infectious Diseases, defend that patients with hepatitis C should be treated by “multidisciplinary teams in centers of excellence”.