01 April 2020 – Government approves emergency reinforcement of social and health facilities

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Increase healthcare workforce
Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Government created a measure to support the emergency reinforcement of social and health facilities, to provide an agile response to public or private non-profit collective entities, namely: nursing homes, hospitals or other social responses that develop activities to provide services. health care or social support and who need short-term staffing.Through this measure – whose ordinance has already been published in Diário da República – entities in the social and solidarity sector who are in an overload situation will be able to integrate people for the development of socially useful work for a period of up to three months.
Full details here: https://www.portugal.gov.pt/pt/gc22/comunicacao/noticia?i=governo-cria-mecanismo-de-apoio-ao-reforco-de-emergencia-de-equipamentos-sociais-e-de-saude