No passado dia 5 de março, no âmbito da disciplina de Biologia e enquadrada no tema Imunidade e Controlo de Doenças do currículo da disciplina, os alunos dos 12.º anos A e B tiveram a oportunidade de assistir a uma palestra sobre o tema “Resistência bacteriana” realizada pelo Professor Doutor Jorge Pinto Ferreira.

Biografia

Jorge Pinto Ferreira is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, originally from Portugal, with five years of clinical experience [dairy production]; a Masters in Food Safety; a PhD [as Fulbright scholar] in Population Medicine [with a graduate certificate in public policy] and a recent Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Public Health. Doctoral studies were dedicated to Methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission between people and animals. Worked as a consultant in Switzeland, between 2012-2017 [SAFOSO AG], and among other AMR projects, was part of the EFFORT consortium [www.effort-against-amr.eu]. Joined recently the World Organisation for Animal Health [OIE], being part of the AMR team, collaborating in particular with other international organizations [WHO, FAO, Codex].