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Welcome to the 4th IPLeiria International Health Congress!

The 4th edition of the IPLeiria International Health Congress to be held on May 11 & 12, 2018, at the School of Health Sciences of Leiria, Polytechnic of Leiria (Leiria) is subordinated to the “Global health trends“.

The congress is once again organized by the Health Research Unit (UIS) of the School of Health Sciences of IPLeiria (ESSLei) and is, as previously, composed by plenary sessions, along with poster and oral communication sessions.

The meeting intends to contribute significantly to the discussion of the most current and emerging issues and to count with the participation of researchers and professionals from different areas of practice and trainning.


  1. To promote the scientific discussion within the scope of the new paradigms and emerging issues on health.
  2. Gather health professionals and stimulate synergies and partnerships in Research, Development & Technology in health.
  3. Encourage national and international scientific discussion.


The program of the meeting is subordinated, as usual, to 4 main areas of research:

• Health Assessment and Intervention
• Health Education and Training
• Product innovation and development
• Health Policies and Management

within the following themes:
• Health trends in an aging society
• Health trends and emerging health threats
• Trends and Challenges in Digital Health

BMC Health Services Research

Title: Proceedings of the 4th IPLeiria’s International Health Congress
Journal: BMC Health Services Research
Number: 18, Volume: Supplement 2
DOI: 10.1186/s12913-018-3444-8

Proceedings of the 4th IPLeiria’s International Health Congress

The official languages ​​of the congress are English (ENG) and Portuguese (PT).

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