Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa (ICS-UL)


The Instituto de Ciências Sociais (ICS) of the Universidade de Lisboa (UL) is an internationally renowned multidisciplinary university institution that produces knowledge concerning individuals and the societies that they have succeeded in creating and whose operation is guided by scientific and ethical principles as well as by the idea of social responsibility.

Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública (ENSP-UNL)


The Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública (ENSP) of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UNL) provides post-graduate teaching and research in health related areas, namely in public health and health policy and management.

Instituto Superior de Estatística e Gestão de Informação (ISEGI-UNL)


ISEGI-UNL is NOVA’s information management school. It has as main mission the promotion of excellence teaching, research and development, within the fields of information management and information systems.

University of Coimbra


The University of Coimbra (UC), with 1564 researchers and lecturers, is a reference point in higher education and R&D in Portugal, due to the quality of the courses taught at its eight colleges and the advances achieved in pure and applied research in various scientific domains and on technology related areas, which highlights the excellence of work developed by the R&D units of UC.

Centro Hospital Psiquiátrico de Lisboa (CHPL)


The Centro Hospital Psiquiátrico de Lisboa - Lisbon Hospital Psychiatric Center (CHPL), is the larger psychiatric hospital in Portugal and resulted from the merger of two psychiatric hospitals in Lisbon. Its history dates back to the early nineteenth century. Nowadays its clinical activity involves a large number of areas of secondary and tertiary prevention, even collaborating on primary prevention programs.

Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH)


The NIPH is a part of the governmental system and acts as a national competence institution for governmental authorities, the health service, the judiciary, prosecuting authorities, politicians, the media and the general public on issues related to mental and physical health, forensic science, prevention of communicable diseases and prevention of harmful environmental influences.

Center for Studies and Opinions Pools (CESOP – UCP)


The Center for Studies and Opinion Polls (CESOP) is a center of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP) since 1981.

As quality assurance of the results obtained, we privilege the rigour of the methodological procedures, critical and informed analysis of the data and the exemption in the production of knowledge. We are at the service of excellence, in response to the needs of innovation and sustainability, organizations in a changing world.

Hospital de Magalhães Lemos EPE (HMLEMOS)


The Hospital de Magalhães Lemos was officially inaugurated in October 1962 and in January 1970 the first patients were hospitalized. Nowadays, it is the reference hospital in the North of Portugal region in psychiatric care and mental health, and the area of influence is Porto District Council.

Centro Hospitalar Ocidental de Lisboa (CHLO)


The CHLO was created by the merger in 2005 of the Hospital de Egas Moniz, SA, of the Hospital de Santa Cruz, SA, and the Hospital of St. Francis Xavier. Its mission is to provide health care to all citizens within the responsibilities and capabilities of hospitals that comprise, by implementing the definitions of health policy at national and regional level, strategic plans and decisions adopted superiorly. It intervenes in accordance with the areas of influence and referral networks, meeting the program-contracts, in conjunction with the provision of integrated network of health care institutions.

Administração Regional de Saúde de Lisboa e Vale do Tejo (ARSLVT)


ARSLVT IP is a collective person of public law, indirect State administration integrated, endowed with legal personality, administrative, financial and patrimonial autonomy. Its mission is to assure the population of the respective geographic area of intervention (Lisbon and Tagus Valley Region) to provide access to quality health care, adapting the resources available to the health needs and comply with and enforce the national health plan.