SPGG History, Objectives and Actions - Summary:
Membro da / Member of International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) - http://www.iagg.info/organization/council
Sociedade Portuguesa de Geriatria e Gerontologia/Portuguese Society for Geriatrics and Gerontology, SPGG,
Avenida Miguel Bombarda, nº 61, R/C Esqº, 1050-161 Lisboa- Portugal
SPGG: TEl. +351 21 358 43 80 / e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / Web Site: www.spgg.com.pt
Sociedade Portuguesa de Geriatria e Gerontologia (Secção da Sociedade Portuguesa das Ciências Médicas de Lisboa) / Portuguese Society for Geriatrics and Gerontology, SPGG (Department of the Portuguese Medical Sciences Society, Lisbon- Portugal)
Sociedade Portuguesa de Geriatria e Gerontologia - SPGG - (Secção da Sociedade Portuguesa das Ciências Médicas de Lisboa) / Portuguese Society for Geriatrics and Gerontology, SPGG - www.spgg.com.pt (Department of the Portuguese Medical Sciences Society - Lisboa - Lisbon - http://www.scmed.pt/index.php/a-scml - Av. da República nº 34 – 1º - 1050-193 Lisboa - TEl. +351 21 798 65 81- http://www.scmed.pt/index.php/a-scml/sociedades-afiliadas )
SPGG - Founded in 1951 by Dr. José Reis Jr., MD; Refounded in 14th july 1978, by Dr. José Reis Jr., at the 10th Administrative session of the Portuguese Medical Sciences Society (founded 1822), Lisboa - Portugal - (President of the session: Professor, MD, Doctor Torres Pereira and General Secretariat: Dr. José Conde, MD and Dra. Maria José Salgado, MD
Since its foundation, SPGG is dedicated to promote the study of Medicine in the field of Geriatrics, and in the field of Biology and Social Gerontology science and research.
Promote scientific curses, conferences, congress, studies and other national and regional activities linked with Geriatrics and Gerontology. Since 1980 that SPGG promotes every year, in October, two days of the National Congress of Geriatrics. Since 1998, promotes at the same month, and afterwards, more two days of the National Congress of Social Gerontology.
National Scientific partner and National Scientific Adviser for Ageing at the National Program for the Health of the Elderly (General Directorate of Health - Portugal.
National Scientific partner of the National Association of Psychogerontology - Associação Nacional de Psicogerontologia - APP - http://www.app.com.pt/
National Scientific partner of the "MISSÃO SORRISO" ("smile mission") National award - created by the SONAE investments / Continente, to promote projects and best practices directed to the needs of the elderly in the community. http://missaosorriso.continente.pt/index.php/sobre/seniores
Several publications and partner in several national and international studies and working groups, mainly in the fields of ageing, active ageing, alzheimer's disease and violence prevention and abuse against the elderly and geriatrics cardiology.
Colaboration in planning focus groups; Dissemination of Research Data: web site SPGG and annual Meeting of SPGG;
In 2013, november 26th-29th SPGG will realize the 34th National Congress of Geriatrics and the 15th National Congress of Gerontology
All the Direction, scientific council and conferencists work for SPGG as volunteers.
Portuguese Society for Geriatrics and Gerontology (since 1951 and refounded 1978) - section of the Portuguese Medical Sciences Society, Lisbon (created in 1822).
BREVE HISTORIAL DA SOCIEDADE PORTUGUESA DE GERIATRIA E GERONTOLOGIA
Secção da Sociedade de Ciências Médicas de Lisboa - http://www.scmed.pt/index.php/a-scml/sociedades-afiliadas