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Carla Leão


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Invited professor of Political Sciences and International Relations at the Political Studies Department of the NOVA University - teaches Human Ecology. PhD student in Political Sciences - Public Policies, at NOVA University. Dissertation -“Ageing, Health, and education in Portugal. Practices and challenges” financed by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology.National Defense Adviser by de Institute of National Defense. Final research work - "Population Ageing and Health. Challenge for Health Security in Portugal". Master degree in Political Sciences and International Relations - Globalization and Environment at NOVA University. Dissertation - “Mobility of the physiotherapist in the European Union. The Portuguese case”. Physiotherapy graduation at Escola Superior de Saúde de Alcoitão.

Research Fields:

Health policy
Health security.
Demography - Ageing.
Migration (Highly qualified - Brain Drain).
Human Ecology.

Recent Publications:

1. «LEÃO, Carla; RODRIGUES, Teresa, 2015, “State and Health (1900 - 2013). Political stability and resources”, aceite e a aguardar publicação no Journal Hygiea Internationalis, A special issue on “Ageing in Portugal”.
2. «LEÃO, Carla; RODRIGUES, Teresa, 2014, Health in Portugal: actors and temporalities in RODRIGUES, Teresa Ferreira; MARTINS, Maria do Rosário Oliveira (Editors), 2014, Portugal 2031 Ageing and Health Policies. From demographic changes to political options. CEPESE/Instituto Hidrográfico.
3. «RODRIGUES, Teresa; LEÃO, Carla, 2014, A saúde em Portugal: atores e temporalidades in RODRIGUES, Teresa Ferreira; MARTINS, Maria do Rosário Oliveira (Coordenadores), 2014, Envelhecimento e Saúde Prioridades Políticas num Portugal em Mudança. CEPESE/Instituto Hidrográfico.
4. «LEÃO, Carla, 2012 “Envelhecimento Demográfico e Saúde. Desafio para a Segurança Sanitária em Portugal”, Working Paper, CEPESE.
5. «LEÃO, Carla, 2009, “Mobilidade do Fisioterapeuta na União Europeia. O Caso Português. Síntese”. Working paper CEPESE.

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