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SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

ODS 3 - Saúde de qualidade

NOVA University Lisbon actively contributes to tackle the SDG 3 from a multidisciplinary approach, engaging its 9 Academic Units. NOVA is commited to create value in healthcare by science production, innovative solutions and knowledge dissemination. NOVAhealth, a dedicated office at the Rectorate, promotes research collaborations among NOVA’s academic units, as well as with external partners from science, industry and Society. The Social Welfare Services provide health & wellbeing, nutrition, sports, sexual and reproductive healthcare and mental health support to NOVA’s students and staff.



- Partnerships and collaborations with health institutions

- Policies

- Smoking-free policy


  • NOVA has gathered the contributions of its community in the fight against the new coronavirus and the result is the platform COVID-19_360 by NOVA!
  • ONEIDA, a consortium established to match the urgent need for effective solutions in the prevention and control of infectious diseases and ­antibiotic resistance.
  • Traveler Consultation | The IHMT / ADMT's Center for Traveler's Medicine and Tropical Medicine Clinic provides referral consultations nationwide. 


NOVA's 9 Academic Units develop programs and initiatives with direct impact in our community. Get in touch, participate!

Description Calendar | Academic Unit

Services to the community
Avaliação Funcional Integrada; Exames Laboratoriais - Laboratório de Imunologia; Doseamento de Fármacos - Laboratório de Farmacologia; Molecular Biology Platform - Molecular Biology Service; Serviço de Biologia Celular; Pesquisa de Helicobacter Pylori;Teste de Intolerância à Lactose

Permanent | NMS
Sexual and Reproductive Health Permanent | NMS - SU
Health literacy and social cohesion in migrant populations
Ensure that migrant populations are not left behind when it comes to health care
2020 | ENSP - NOVA

Seixal, Município Saudável
Programa de atividades dirigidas à população, onde se irá abordar a promoção da saúde, de estilos de vida saudáveis e do desenvolvimento da atividade física.

2019 | ENSP-NOVA
Cigarette butts collection
Event to collect Cigarette butts from the streets of Lisbon.
2019 | NOVA FCSH


NOVA contributes significantly to the research into the area of SDG3. Besides ONEIDA, learn more about the following research projects:

  • The Discoveries CTR - The Discoveries Centre for Regenerative and Precision Medicine 
    The Discoveries CTR project aims to lay the foundations of a multipolar distributed research centre in Portugal in the area of regenerative and precision Medicine.


NOVA contributes significantly to the research into the area of SDG3. Here are some examples of specific publications in this area:


NOVA University Lisbon has a strong formative offer, distinguished by quality and variety, linked to the SDGs. We support the integration of interdisciplinarity and sustainability in all our study cycles.



SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Bachelor in Nutrition Sciences (NMS|FCM)

Integrated Master Degree in Medicine (NMS|FCM)

Master in Nutritional Phytotechnology for Human Health (FCT NOVA, NMS|FCM)

Master in Metabolism and Human Nutrition (NMS|FCM)

Master in Primary Care Mental Health (NMS|FCM)

Masters and PhDs of NOVA IHMT and ENSP-NOVA

PhD in Tropical Knowledge and Management (Nova SBE, NOVA IHMT)


Contribution for SDG 3 in 2019

Number of graduates in health professions