From May 30 to June 1, the II Congress on Preventive Medicine will take place with the support of CINTESIS – Center for Health Technology and Services Research.
After the first edition had been dedicated to prevention as a key factor for health sustainability, the main topic this year will be: “Promote health to protect us from disease.”
The second edition, organized by the Department of Community Medicine, Health Information and Decision (MEDCIDS), aims at the updating of knowledge in the field of Preventive Medicine as a key element for a comprehensive and global approach to health as biopsychosocial whole.
The meeting will address issues such as child health and vaccination, the environment, oral health, primary prevention (genetics, nutrition and physical activity), cardiovascular prevention, obesity and diabetes, prevention of respiratory diseases, ageing, health literacy and quaternary prevention.
Registration in the Congress includes the right of participation in the scientific sessions, certificate of attendance and coffee-breaks. Those interested can consult the event’s preliminary program here.
The II Congress on Preventive Medicine will take place in the Auditorium of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto. Address: Rua Doutor Plácido da Costa.