Member of the Portuguese National Parliament, Vice-President of the Social Democratic Party Parliamentary Board, National Spokesperson for Health of the Social Democratic Party, Medical Doctor trained in infectious diseases and Head of Public Health at Católica University of Portugal.
Founder and President of ‘UNITE – Global Parliamentarians Network to End HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis and other Infectious Diseases’, a global platform of current and former policy makers committed to ending these public health threats by 2030 in accordance with the UN SDG’s.
Vice President of the ‘Parliamentary Network on The World Bank & International Monetary Fund’.
Global Ambassador of the ‘G20 Health & Development Partnership’ aimed at advising and advocating G20 countries on health policies aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Guest Lecturer at NOVA Medical School.
Awarded by ‘The Economist Intelligence Unit’ as a ‘HCV Change Maker’ (2016).
5 May 2021 Opening Session: HepHIV2021 Lisbon & Virtual Conference Co-chair. OS/00 Welcome to the HepHIV 2021 Lisbon & Virtual Conference
7 May 2021 Closing Session: Integrating disease areas and settings: Panellist