The Minister of State for Health said on Friday That general and family medicine It is a training area.very related to the subjectTo the country, refusing to comment on the statements of the Minister of Higher Education regarding training in this specialty.
The rationale of public health and medicine that accompanies a person and preventive in relation to the more serious issues that may arise is paramount, and therefore, I believe that the role of general medicine and family medicine has been well established over the past few years, said Diogo Serras-López on a visit to the vaccination center in Paredes in Porto Region: “Years. Years and it’s definitely a training area that will be very relevant now and even more in the future.”
The Minister of Higher Education, Manuel Heitor, considered in an interview published Thursday in Diario de Notícias, that The training of the family doctor does not have to be for the same duration as other specialties, having said that he hopes the country will have, by 2023, three new medical colleges in Aveiro, Villa Real and Evora.
As a result, the Portuguese Society of General and Family Medicine (APMGF) deplored these statements, considering them disrespectful and revealing a “lack of knowledge about the panorama of clinical training in Portugal”.
Refusing to make any comment on these statements, Diogo Serra-López only confirmed that the qualification of the Portuguese is one of the “key points” of this government.
He concluded, “More qualified people are important, and of course, more qualified people in medicine or in healthcare as a whole is also very important.”
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