DGS – Direcção Geral de Saúde

About us

The actions of the Directorate-General for Health, inserted in a demanding political and economic context, social and environmental change, continuous innovation and demographic transition, considers the determinants that influence individual, family and collective health and privileges the dissemination of the best information and technical knowledge, in an accessible and transparent way


Protect and improve the health and well-being of citizens by ensuring that, through quality, safety and the reduction of health inequities, everyone reaches their health potential