Cristiano Ronaldo stops Portugal team bus to take pictures with cancer patient

Following a light training session at the Estadio do Bessa in Porto, Portugal in preparation for the Nations League final with the Netherlands, the reigning European champions were heading back to the team hotel. As the bus made its way back, a young fan was seen standing on the street holding a sign which read; […]

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In a rare case, father passes on HIV to newborn son

After a 4-year-old boy in Portugal was diagnosed with HIV, the biggest question was how he got the infection. His mother, for example, didn’t have it (women with HIV can pass the virus to babies). An investigation revealed a surprising source: leaky blisters on the boy’s father’s skin. The new report, published Sept. 20 in […]

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WHO launches global action plan on physical activity and NCDs

WHO launches global action plan on physical activity and NCDs

World Health Organization Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus joined Prime Minister António Costa of Portugal on June 04 to launch the new ‘WHO Global action plan on physical activity and health 2018-2030: More active people for a healthier world.’ “Being active is critical for health. But in our modern world, this is becoming more and […]

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