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Alexandra Figueiredo is a journalist and communication consultant.  Graduated in Social and Cultural Communication, have also a postgraduation in Psychological Assessment. She's specialized in health journalism and in medical and scientific consultancy. Worked as a radio newscaster, was journalist at CNL/SIC Notícias and in two RTP programs: Health Service and TV Science, she also coordinated a health program for RTP Africa. She Worked with online “Expresso Employment”  and the magazines “Medicine and Health” and “The Consumer”. Was one of the winners of the IX volume poetry contest of Editorial Minerva “Of Poetry”, having published poems. Between many other works as a consultant, she was director of a solidarity association chaired by the former Minister of Health Ana Jorge and was also press advisor for the former President of the Portuguese Republic, Dr. Jorge Sampaio, during his time as Ambassador of Tuberculosis in the World.

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17 August 2020

What if you become ill
while being on holiday?

Imagine that you are on vacation outside your country and you become sick. If that were to be the case, Smart4health, the largest digital health research […]
11 August 2020

A taste of Soalheiro: Alvarinho wine with a secret Portuguese flavor

The municipalities of Monção and Melgaço have a lot to offer. Go up to the belvederes and enjoy the magnificent views of mountains and fields. Discover the […]
6 August 2020

Portugal launches Covid-19
travel insurance for tourists

Turismo de Portugal, Portugal’s national tourism authority, has launched an initiative to support tourism in the country: it is a specialized Covid-19 travel insurance scheme that […]
4 August 2020

Art with Portuguese flavor:
Two locations with a rich history

In 1947 a small restaurant was born in a hut. This restaurant will become an emblematic space where celebrities are constant. Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, and […]
30 July 2020

TAP Air Portugal resumes 65 routes in August
and 76 in September

In September, the Portuguese carrier replenishes about 40 percent of its normal pre-Covid operation. About 500 round-trip flights per week in August. In September, TAP will […]
30 July 2020

On the footsteps of James Bond:
Road trip adventures in Portugal

The movie 007 – On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, debuted in London in 1969. Although it was not acclaimed by critics, we can see in it […]
29 July 2020

Who would you bring to this magical place?
📍Bom Jesus, Braga, Portugal

Bom Jesus is a unique architectural gem in Braga nestled in the beauty of Northern Portugal. Dating from the XIII century, the sanctuary was built in […]
27 July 2020

Spring in Porto

During the spring of 2019 I went to Porto to attend Portugal Fashion Week. I was excited to see the fashion shows from famous designers in […]
27 July 2020

Portugal to launch reusable mask capable of inactivating virus

Portugal has launched a reusable mask which is reported to neutralize or “inactivate” the virus. The news has been widely reported as a breakthrough in the […]
27 July 2020

New campaign to boost Portuguese resilience in Covid-19 times

On June 24th, 1128, at the Battle of São Mamede in Guimarães, Afonso Henriques founded Portugal. To celebrate this significant date, in a year in which […]
25 July 2020

Casa Ermelinda: a reference in Portuguese wine

Founded in 1920 by Deonilde Freitas, and continued by Germana Freitas and later by Ermelinda Freitas, the company has always had a special interest in wine. […]
23 July 2020

Why do I love Lisbon?

When I first arrived in Portugal back in 1998, Lisbon was displaying its charms to the world during the World Expo. Portugal beauties and tourist attractions […]
19 July 2020
Pao de lo

Pão de Ló de Margaride:
An enduring tradition in Portugal

In a small house at the foot of the hill an old woman crumbles a piece of bread with her fingers, brings it to the lips […]
16 July 2020

Cities respond to Covid-19 crisis:
Interview with Ricardo Rio, Mayor of Braga

Braga is one of the most visited cities in Portugal. This city is the 3rd biggest in the country, but so far remains with a low […]
11 July 2020

Sintra: Mysticism and Romance

It is perhaps the most famous destination from Lisbon, and it is not too difficult to understand why. It is a classical experience, a breathtaking journey […]
7 July 2020

Santa Marta Lighthouse Museum: A Light from Cascais to the World

“At night I am a diamond that turns to warn men, for whom I live, even when I do not see them.” It is with this […]
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