CHRC Comprehensive Health Research Centre (CHRC)

Investigação - Unidades de I&D


The Comprehensive Health Research Centre (CHRC) is a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional and comprehensive
new research centre rated as Excellent by National Foundation for Science and Technology.
Aimed at supporting, developing and fostering clinical, public health and health services research, CHRC’s pillars and central activities are health education, training and innovation.
CHRC’s mission is to produce robust evidence to improve current clinical practice, health policy and healthcare services organization. To ensure that our research reaches its audience we are also committed to patient health education, empowerment, and exploiting research findings into commercial applications.

The research team investigate, collaborate and teach across 4 thematic lines:

1. Health promotion, population health and lifestyles;
2. High burden and high mortality;
3. Health policies and healthcare services research;
4. Health innovation.

Principal Investigator: Helena Canhão, NOVA Medical School

Évora’s Coordinator: Armando Raimundo

Type of Collaboration: NOVA-Évora

Other Entities: Hospital Santo Espirito da Ilha Terceira – Azores; Lisbon Institute of Global Mental Health (LIGMH).