Informação: Regional Government supports Health prevention initiatives
The Regional Secretary for Health conveyed on Friday his commitment to ensure the continuity of Health prevention initiatives.
Luís Cabral spoke at the 1st Health Fair that was held under the theme "Saúde em Movimento" (Health in Motion) at the Rui Galvão de Carvalho Basic Education School in the village of Rabo de Peixe, São Miguel Island.
The Regional Secretary praised th... Mais >>
Informação: Luís Cabral defends centralisation of emergency line to improve service rendered to the Azorean population
The Regional Secretary for Health jointly analysed with the Secretary of State Assistant to the Minister of Internal Administration the possibility of centralising the assistance of the emergency line (112) in order to improve the interaction with the emergency services of the Azores Regional Civil Protection and Fire Service.
"We aim to better serve citizens by providing an integrated response ... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Government announces measures to reformulate Regional Health System this week
The Regional Secretary of Health revealed today in Ponta Delgada that the measures included in the study on the reformulation of the Regional Health System, recently completed, will be made public by the end of this week.
Speaking to journalists on the sidelines of the opening session of the 6th Ibero-American Forum of Medical Entities, Luís Cabral mentioned that "the contents of the documen... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Secretary for Health assures medical specialists to the islands without hospital
The Regional Secretary for Health restated the Government's intention to continue to send specialist doctors to the islands without hospital. In fact, several consultations have already been scheduled on the island of Pico for this month.
Speaking at the meeting between the Government and Pico Island Council, which was held under the statutory visit to Pico, Luís Cabral informed that severa... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Secretary for Health launches challenge to hire more general practitioners to the Azores
The Regional Secretary for Health launched on Friday a challenge to all those who criticise the shortage of general practitioners in the archipelago to "help us finding doctors who wish to work in the Azores."
Luís Cabral spoke at the opening of the 13th Conference for General Practitioners in the Azores that is taking place in Ponta Delgada and stressed the efforts undertaken by the Regiona... Mais >>
Informação: Azores at European Seafood Exposition in Brussels
The Autonomous Region of the Azores participated in the European Seafood Exposition that is taking place in Brussels until Friday. The Region was represented by a delegation that included representatives of the Regional Secretary for Natural Resources, Lotaçor and the Society for Business Development of the Azores (SDEA).
SEAFOOD-Brussels is the largest fair in Europe on the processing and m... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Secretary for Health stated that projects for Radiotherapy Centre and Nuclear Medicine are moving forward
The Regional Secretary for Health revealed today that the projects in the area of Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine are moving forward with the purpose of providing "comfort" to patients, who will no longer need to leave the Azores to receive treatment.
With the implementation of these projects, "patients will no longer need to leave the Azores to receive treatment and we intend that the treatme... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Secretary for Health announces implementation of telemedicine system on São Jorge this year
The Regional Secretary for Health announced in Velas today that the telemedicine system will be implemented on the island of São Jorge by the end of this year.
We are determined to launch a system that will be capable of responding to the needs of the users of São Jorge Island Health Unit," stated Luís Cabral.
Luís Cabral spoke at the end of a working meeting with the Admi... Mais >>
Informação: Courts decide in favour of the Azores in cases of Azorean patients receiving health care in Mainland Portugal
The courts have decided in favour of the Region in three cases involving Azorean patients who received heath care in national hospitals, announced the Regional Secretary for Health on Friday.
Two of these cases were brought to the Administrative and Fiscal Court of Aveiro by the Hospital Centre of Entre Douro e Vouga, EPE. The court considered that the lawsuit filed by this hospital was "unfound... Mais >>
Informação: Government intends to save 20 million Euros in Health
The Regional Secretary for Health revealed today in Ponta Delgada that he intends "to save 20 million Euros this year" in the island health units and the hospitals of the Autonomous Region of the Azores.
Luís Cabral spoke at the beginning of a hearing with the Commission on Social Affairs of the Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Region of the Azores. The government official said he int... Mais >>