Ensino Lusófona focuses its activities on teaching and research for the scientific, cultural, economic and social development of the community.
Based on these premises, it invests strongly in internationalization and the development of new programmes and research projects integrating national and international partnerships and consortiums.
Health emerges as a complementary area to the teaching project which, in Portugal, apart from its main vocation of providing health and social support services to the community, also has the major goal of leveraging a considerable part of the practical component to the students from the higher education institutions in the technical dimensions in the fields of public health (human and animal wellbeing), namely, nursing, clinical tests, imageology and radiotherapy, pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, psychology, social work, veterinary medicine and veterinary nursing.
Combining tradition and renewal, São João de Deus Clinic relies on a qualified and humane clinical staff of health professionals as well as on state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment technologies. This being essentially a surgical clinic, with an Operating Room and Inpatient Care, it covers most clinical specialities, medical appointments and tests, Permanent Medical Assistance Service, and Home Care Service.
São José de Camarate Clinic began its activity over 40 years ago in the field of healthcare and social support to special needs elderly.
At present it is positioned as a clinic for temporary or permanent inpatient care, adapted to welcome patients of all ages, be they autonomous or showing different levels of dependency.
The teaching hospital provides support service to the community within the scope of the practical classes of the Integrated Master in Veterinary Medicine, and comprehends the following areas: