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Portugal: World’s Leading Destination

Portugal was the biggest winner at the latest World Travel Awards: the country was elected World’s Leading Destination. Lisbon got the award for the Best City Break Destination. It’s the first time that an European country wins such award. Among

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Posted in Lisbon, Medical Tourism, News, Portugal

Lisbon: Millennials find their new home

The UK newspaper “The Independent” explains why so many young professionals are calling Lisbon their new home, as the possibility to work remotely becomes more and more a reality. Warm, vibrant, “the new capital of cool”, as we have previously described

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Posted in Lisbon, News, Portugal

Health R&D: Portugal among the best

A recent report published by the World Health Organization (WHO) places Portugal on the 8th place in the ranking of countries with highest percentage of GDP spent on Health and medical science research and development (R&D). The report claims that

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Posted in Healthy living, Medical Tourism, News, News, Portugal

Portugal twice on the list of best places to retire abroad

Lisbon and the Algarve region feature once again among the top-ten destinations to retire abroad, according to editor of Live and Invest Overseas. It’s not the first time that Kathleen Pediccord, from Live an Invest Oversees chooses Portugal as a

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Posted in Algarve, Lisbon, Medical Tourism, News, News, Portugal

World Hepatitis Day 2017

Hepatitis is a liver inflammation caused by a virus. Since 2010, the World Health Organization (WHO) brings awareness to this disease every 28th of July. The motto for this year is: “to eliminate hepatitis.” There are five hepatitis viruses: A, B, C, D

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Posted in Diagnosis & Check-Ups, Healthy living, News, Portugal

More foreigners are moving to Portugal

Nearly 400 000 foreigners are living in Portugal. Unlike previous years, more individuals are coming from European Union countries. A recent report by the Immigration and Border Service in Portugal reveals that more foreigners are choosing to live in Portugal.

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Posted in Lisbon, Medical Tourism, News, Portugal

Midyear review: Portugal’s still on the rise

Portugal continues to give positive signs of economic growth and increases its attractiveness for foreign investment. Tourism remains a boost to the economy. A welcoming country for tourists Portugal came 4th worldwide in for most tourist-friendly destinations in the latest

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Posted in Medical Tourism, News, News, Portugal

(More) reasons to visit or to move to Lisbon

Lisbon cultural side and the welcoming start-up environment are the recent aspects of this city that have been recognized abroad. The capital of Portugal remains an attractive and trendy destination for tourists, people looking to relocate and entrepeneurs. Cultural Dynamism

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Posted in Lisbon, Medical Tourism, News, Portugal

What to visit in Portugal this summer

Portugal goes beyond Lisbon, Porto and Algarve. During the last few weeks regions like Alentejo, the Azores and Setúbal have hit the spotlight as well. Praia dos Galapinhos, Setúbal and Azores After the city of Oporto was nominated “Best European

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Posted in News, News, Portugal

World Immunization Week 2017 – Vaccines Work

Every year, the last week of April aims to raise awareness for immunization. This year topic is “Vaccines Work”. Vaccines work by acting as “fake” pathogens that carry diseases, prompting a response from the immune system. This way, the body will be

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Posted in Diagnosis & Check-Ups, Healthy living, Medical Tourism, News