The doctor Martins Nunes will present his latest book, "A Missão Saúde", on November 12, at 6:00 pm, at Club Farense, Faro.
Speaking on behalf of the Portuguese ambassador to NATO, Luís Almeida Sampaio, the journalist Rosa Veloso and Paulo Duarte (president of the National Association of Pharmacies), the presentation of the book will be the responsibility of the former minister, Maria de Belém Roseira.
Martins Nunes was born in Faro, in 1950. He was a disciple of well-known professors, such as Joaquim Magalhães and Maria Amélia Campos Coroa, before leaving for Coimbra, where he graduated in Medicine, specializing in Anesthesiology.
He was Head of the Department of Anesthesiology, Director of the Anesthesiology Service and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Hospitals of the University of Coimbra.
He resides in Coimbra, but maintains close ties of affection and business interests with his homeland.
The book "A Health Mission" includes a small autobiography of the author on his homeland, as well as the description of several "missions" that he was called to fulfill, besides speeches, conferences, interviews and opinion articles.
The book "aims to be a historical repository of health management in the Troika period and on the complex hospital reform in Coimbra," he says.
The revenues of the book, which has prefaces João Gabriel Silva and António Arnaut, were donated in full to the Association Dignitude, which aims to help families in financial insufficiency in the share of medicines.
The program abem: launched in May 2016, has already supported, according to the data of September 30, 2018, 3,250 families and 6,500 beneficiaries in acquiring the medicines they need, with 25% of the beneficiaries being children.