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Instituto Nacional de Saude Dr. Ricardo Jorge

Brief Biography of Organisation:

The National Health Institute Doutor Ricardo Jorge (INSA) is a public organization of the Ministry of Health, endowed with scientific, technical, administrative, financial and property of its own.

Founded in 1899 by Ricardo Jorge (Porto, 1858 – Lisbon, 1939), as laboratory of the Portuguese Health System, INSA develops a triple role as State Laboratory in the Health Sector, National Reference Laboratory and National Health Observatory.

INSA has operating units at its headquarters in Lisbon, two centers in Porto (Centre for Public Health Dr. Gonçalves Ferreira and Medical Center of Genetics Jacinto Magalhães) and Águas de Moura (Centre for Vectors and Infectious Diseases Dr. Francisco Cambournac).

Role Organisation will play within project:

INSA will be involved in several work packages giving inputs to the development teams and on testing the tools created during PANDEM-2.

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