Alexandre AbrantesHealth Policy and Administration Full Professor
National School of Public Health, NOVA University of Lisbon
Full Professor, Head of the Department of Health Policy and Administration
Portuguese Red Cross
Chairman of the Board, Portuguese Red Cross Hospital, 2018-2019
Vice-president and Secretary General, 2017-2019
Senior Evaluation Consultant in charge of World Bank Haiti Reconstruction Fund Review, June 2017
Coordination and teaching in curricula unit Global Health
As WB Special Envoy and Director for Haiti, after the tragic January 2010 Earthquake, he directed the preparation of the Country Partnership Strategy and the preparation of 15 grants to finance emergency, reconstruction and economic development projects, for a total of about 500 million USD.
34 book chapters and articles and published in refereed publications.
Vasco Ricoca Peixoto, Carla Nunes, Alexandre Abrantes. Epidemic surveillance of Covid-19: considering uncertainty and under-ascertainment. Portuguese Journal of Public Health. 2020; 38(1) Doi: 10.1159/000507587.
Vasco Ricoca Peixoto, Ricardo Mexia, Nina de Sousa Santos, Carlos Carvalho, Alexandre Abrantes. From tuberculosis to COVID-19: legal and constitutional framework regarding compulsory isolation/treatment due to contagious diseases in Portugal. Acta Médica Portuguesa. 2020; 33(4)
Abrantes A. “Políticas y prioridades do Banco Mundial em Proyectos de Salud en Africa.” Salud y Desarrollo, Retos para el Siglo XXI. (Barcelona, Fundacion Salud, Inovacion y Sociedad, 2005)
Abrantes A., “Contracting Public Health Care Services in Latin America”, in Innovations in Health Service Delivery. The Corporatization of Public Hospitals (Washington, DC: The World Bank, 2003)
Akhavan D., Musgrove P., Abrantes A., Gusmão R., “Cost Effective malaria control in Brazil: Cost-effectiveness of a malaria control program in the Amazon Basin of Brazil”, 1988-1996. Social Science and Medicine, 49 (1999) 1385-1399
1992-2017, June | World Bank
1988-1992 |Scientific and Principal Scientific Officer, Commission of the European Commission
Order of Physicians
Medical Sciences Society
Portuguese Public Health Society
Portuguese Association of Epidemiology