Infarmed presented with two gold medals for Distinguished Services from the Portuguese Ministry of Health


21 mar 2022

On March 9, 2022, Infarmed was presented with two gold medals of Distinguished Services on behalf of the portuguese Ministry of Health in recognition of the work carried out by Infarmed bodies in the response to COVID-19.

This ceremony took place at Infarmed and highlighted the technical advice provided to the Ministry, especially in the areas of epidemiology, public health and social sciences by the institutions involved in the fight against the pandemic. The event also recognised the role played by the Center for Coordination of the Vaccination Plan against seasonal flu, COVID-19 and by the Regional Health Administrations in the portuguese vaccination strategy.

The Minister of Health, Marta Temido, expressed the Ministry appreciation and recognition for the recipients but also to their teams and families that supported the efforts.

Over the years of the pandemic, the Ministry of Health sought to listen to the experts from various areas of expertise to ensure that the strategy of adapting measures to respond to COVID-19 was supported by the best scientific evidence.

Medalhas de reconhecimento pelo trabalho desenvolvido durante a COVID-19