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António Sales

Secretary of State for Health

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


António Lacerda Sales was born in Leiria in 1962.

He was a member of the Portuguese Parliament between 2015 and 2018. During this time, he coordinated the Health Committee and served as a member of the European Affairs Committee and as a substitute member of the National Defense Committee and of the Environment, Decentralization and Local Government Committee.  He also took part in two Parliamentary Working Groups: Diabetes and Oncological Diseases.

Orthopedist at the Santo André Hospital, of the Leiria Hospital Center, EPE, until 2015, he also practiced at S. Francisco Clinic, in Leiria, and in a private office.

He has a degree in Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra and is the author of several publications on Sports Medicine and Healthy and Active Aging.