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Marta Temido

Minister for Health

Period in office: 2019-10-26 until the current date
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Biography

Marta Temido was born in Coimbra in 1974. 

She holds a PhD in International Health from the Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine of the New University of Lisbon, as well as a Master's Degree in Health Economics and Management from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra and a Law Degree from the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra.

Specialized in Hospital Administration by the National School of Public Health of the New University of Lisbon, she held the positions of deputy director of the Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine of UNL and non-executive President of the board of the Portuguese Red Cross Hospital. 

From 2016 to 2017, she was President of the Executive Board of the Central Administration of the Health System.

She was Minister of Health from October 2018 to October 2019. 

She held management and administration responsibilities in several hospitals of the National Health Service, as well as other health-related entities. Namely, from 2013 to 2015 presided the Portuguese Association of Hospital Administrators.

Marta Temido was also member of the advisory board of the Grupo de Ativistas pelo Tratamento (GAT) and of the Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

She taught in several health institutions and is the author and co-author of scientific publications on health.