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Instituto de Saude Publica da Universidade do Porto (ISPUP) 

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The Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto (ISPUP) is a private non-profit association with public utility status, created in 2006, within the University of Porto.
Its mission is to contribute to the development, application, and dissemination of new knowledge in the field of Public Health, in order to improve and protect the health of the human population.
Through its Epidemiology Research Unit (EPIUnit), created in 2015, and classified “Excellent” in 2019 by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), ISPUP produces highly competitive and innovative scientific research in the area of Public Health, with high social impact and oriented towards providing solutions to global health problems and threats. 
Since 2021, ISPUP coordinates the ITR - Laboratory for Integrative and Translational Research in Population Health, funded by FCT, of which the research and development (R&D) units are part:
- EPIUnit - Epidemiology Research Unit, of ISPUP;
- CIAFEL - Physical Activity, Health and Leisure Research Centre of the Faculty of Sports of the University of Porto; and
- UMIB- Multidisciplinary Unit of Biomedical Research, from the Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar of the University of Porto.
The ITR embrace the mission to integrate research into public health, based on the multidisciplinary and complementary valences that each one has.
Simultaneously, it contributes to excellent training in the field of Public Health, whether through the various short courses promoted, through teaching efforts oriented towards resident doctors with specific training in Public Health, or by serving as a host institution for the carrying out of projects within the scope of post-graduate programmes in this area of knowledge.  
Through its Occupational Health Unit, equipped with the latest technology for the assessment of occupational risks, ISPUP provides a wide range of laboratory services aimed at both the industry and the community, while also conducting relevant research in this area.

Meet the Team

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