“We have, in 2023, to add to the challenges that are specific to health, an enormous concern with what may turn out to be a new economic and financial crisis”, recalls Adalberto Campos Fernandes, professor and medical specialist in health
“I think that 2022 was a year of learning, with many needs – we suffered a lot and we are still suffering collateral damage – and 2023 will have to be the year of the solution”, underlines Eduardo Ribeiro, medical director of Angelini Pharma Portugal
“This year we decided to analyze what are the collateral damages of the pandemic in patients with chronic diseases, which means that they need constant and regular monitoring”, explains Andrea Zanetti, general director of Angelini Portugal
“It is necessary to invest in disseminating information and improving the communication system between all parties”, defends Elsa Frazão Mateus, president of the Portuguese League against Rheumatic Diseases
“In the area of mental health, one of our concerns was not to lose patients with serious mental illnesses”, clarifies Joaquim Gago, professor and psychiatrist.
“We were treating the chronically ill before the pandemic, we did the same during the pandemic and we continue to treat them badly after the pandemic”, believes Luís Campos, president of the Portuguese Council for Health and Environment and president of the Commission of Quality and Professional Affairs of the European Medical Federation
“The technology area is essential because it helps to increase efficiency”, says Luís Lourenço, president of the Directorate of the Regional Section of the South and Autonomous Regions of the Order of Pharmacists