Raquel Duarte is a medical doctor specialized in pulmonology with academic training in Public Health and Health Economics. She was Secretary of State for Health of the XXI Portuguese Government. She is pulmonologist at the Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia / Espinho, Invited Assistant Professor at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, University of Porto and, head of the LAB EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MYCOBACTERIAS INFECTION, VIH AND OTHER SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, from ITR. In terms of Internaltional appointments, she was Secretary General, Vice President and recently elected President of the “Europe Region Officers Internalstional Union Against Tuberculosis and LungDiseases”; member of the Disease Network Coordination Committee of the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC); she was president of the tuberculosis group of the European Society for Respiratory Diseases and now elected secretary of “Assembly 10, Respiratory Infections”. She is national and International coordinator and co-coordinator of projects in the field of tuberculosis. She was invited as a consultant in the organization of the regional response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the North of Portugal as well as coordinator of the group that prepared the country’s deconfinement/opening plan to COVID-19.

Personal identification

Full name
Raquel de Almeida Ferreira Duarte Bessa de Melo

Citation names

  • Duarte, Raquel

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
Scopus Author Id

Email addresses

  • raquelafduarte@gmail.com (Professional)


  • Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto (ISPUP). Rua das Taipas, 135 , 4050-091, Porto, Porto, Portugal (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Medical and Health Sciences - Health Sciences - Infectious Diseases
  • Medical and Health Sciences - Health Sciences - Epidemiology
  • Medical and Health Sciences - Health Sciences - Public and Environmental Health


Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Spanish; Castilian Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1)
Portuguese Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
French Beginner (A1) Advanced (C1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1)
Degree Classification
Mestrado em Gestão e Economia de Serviços de Saúde (Mestrado)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
"The effect of socioeconomic factors on health" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Very Good (higher), unanimity
Doutoramento em Saúde Pública (Doutoramento)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
"Tuberculosis: improving case finding and contact tracing" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Very good (higher), unanimity, distinction
Medicina Mestrado (Mestrado)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
"Tuberculose: quem são os doentes que não cumprem o tratamento" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Very Good (higher), unanimity
Saúde Pública (Mestrado)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
"Improving case finding and contact tracing" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Climatology and Hidrology (Outros)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
General Internship (Outros)
Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto EPE, Portugal
Medicina (Licenciatura)
Universidade do Porto Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, Portugal

Teaching in Higher Education

Host institution
2021/09 - Current Invited Associate Professor (University Teacher) Universidade do Porto Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, Portugal
2016 - 2021/09 Invited Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
2013 - 2016 Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
1991 - 1993 Associate Professor (University Teacher) Universidade do Porto Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, Portugal

Other Careers

Host institution
2015 - Current Assistente graduado sénior (Médica) Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia Espinho EPE, Portugal
2001 - Current Assistente graduado sénior (Médica) Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia Espinho EPE, Portugal
2001 - 2014 Assistente graduado (Médica) Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia Espinho EPE, Portugal

Positions / Appointments

Host institution
2021 - Current President International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease UK, United Kingdom


Host institution
2021 - Current Coordinator of the Lab: Epidemiology of Mycobacteria Infection, HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Infections Universidade do Porto Laboratory for Integrative and Translational Research in Population Health, Portugal
2020 - Current Advisor of North Regional Health Administration for COVID-19 preparedness and response Administração Regional de Saúde do Norte IP, Portugal
2020 - Current Coordinator of the Clinical Research Unit Administração Regional de Saúde do Norte IP, Portugal
2019 - Current Coordinator of the Tuberculosis Outpatient Centre of Vila Nova de Gaia Centro De Diagnóstico Pneumológico de Gaia, Portugal
2014 - Current Coordinator of the Infectious Disease Unit Universidade do Porto Instituto de Saúde Pública, Portugal
2018/10/17 - 2019/10/26 Secretary of State for Health Ministério da Saúde, Portugal


Designation Funders
2021 - Current NTMENACE: Nontuberculous mycobacteria from drinking water: beyond the lung disease epidemic
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2021 - Current UNITE4TB: Academia and Industry innovation and treatment for Tuberculosis
H2020 - UNIT4TB - 101007873
Principal investigator
Horizon 2020
2019 - Current EUSAT-RCS - European-Latin American TB Research Collaboration Network
H2020- 823890
Principal investigator
2018 - Current LINKTBPORTO: Compreender as cadeias de transmissão de tuberculose no Porto para melhorar as estratégias de controlo
Principal investigator
2015 - 2017/04/30 Prevenção e controlo da tuberculose em grupos populacionais vulneráveis (Projeto Menos TB)
EEA Grants - 138DT1
Principal investigator
2013 - 2015/09/30 DiabetesToTB: Active tuberculosis in diabetic patients: biological basis for the increased susceptibility
FCT PTDC/DTP-PIC/0747/2012
Principal investigator
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia


Designation Funders
2018 - Current Dos sintomas ao diagnóstico de Tuberculose em contexto urbano, considerando fatores individuais e contextuais. Quais são os pontos críticos desta demora?
Principal investigator


  1. Tuberculosis. European Respiratory Society. 2018.
  2. Sester, M.; Bumbacea, D.; Duarte, R.; Lange, C.. Tb in the immunocompromised host. 2012.
Book chapter
  1. Magis-Escurra, Cecile; Tiberi, Simon; Akkerman, Onno; Duarte, Raquel. "Tuberculosis patients". In Supporting Tobacco Cessation, edited by Ravara, Sofia Belo; Dagli, Elif; Katsaounou, Paraskevi; Lewis, Keir E.; Pisinger, Charlotta, 181-192. European Respiratory Society, 2021.
    Published • 10.1183/2312508x.10002920
  2. Sulis, Giorgia; D'Ambrosio, Lia; Centis, Rosella; Duarte, Raquel; García-García, José-María; Migliori, Giovanni Battista. "Tuberculosis in Southern European Countries and the Balkans before, during, and after World War II". In Progress in Respiratory Research, 152-164. S. Karger AG, 2018.
Conference paper
  1. Brás, L.; Jorge, A.M.; Gomes, E.F.; Duarte, R.. "Identification of rib boundaries in chest x-ray images using elliptical models". 2011.
Journal article
  1. Aguiar, Ana; Pinto, Marta; Duarte, Raquel. "The bad, the ugly and the monster behind the mirror - Food insecurity, mental health and socio-economic determinants". Journal of Psychosomatic Research 154 (2022): 110727. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2022.110727.
  2. Inês Rodrigues; Ana Aguiar; Giovanni Battista Migliori; Raquel Duarte. "Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on tuberculosis services". Pulmonology (2022): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pulmoe.2022.01.015.
  3. Goncalves, M.; Henriques, A.; Costa, A.R.; Correia, D.; Severo, M.; Lucas, R.; Barros, H.; et al. "Insomnia and nightmare profiles during the COVID-19 pandemic in Portugal: characterization and associated factors". Sleep Medicine 90 (2022): 44-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2021.12.018.
    Published • 10.1016/j.sleep.2021.12.018
  4. Teresa Silva; Ana Aguiar; Marta Pinto; Raquel Duarte. "The Rise and Fall of SARS-CoV-2 Variants". Acta Médica Portuguesa (2022): https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.17415.
  5. Aguiar, Ana; Maia, Isabel; Duarte, Raquel; Pinto, Marta. "The other side of COVID-19: Preliminary results of a descriptive study on the COVID-19-related psychological impact and social determinants in Portugal residents". Journal of Affective Disorders Reports 7 (2022): 100294. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jadr.2021.100294.
  6. João Almeida Santos; Andreia Leite; Patrícia Soares; Raquel Duarte; Carla Nunes; Santos, João Almeida; Leite, Andreia; et al. "Delayed diagnosis of active pulmonary tuberculosis - potential risk factors for patient and healthcare delays in Portugal". BMC Public Health 21 1 (2021): https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-12245-y.
  7. Almeida Santos, J.; Soares, P.; Leite, A.; Duarte, R.; Nunes, C.. "Patient and healthcare delays in critical and non-critical pulmonary tuberculosis incidence areas in Portugal: are there differences?". Public Health 201 (2021): 41-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2021.09.033.
  8. "Tuberculosis and COVID-19 co-infection: description of the global cohort". European Respiratory Journal (2021): 2102538. http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.02538-2021.
  9. Sousa, Sofia; Rocha, Diogo; Silva, Joelma C.; Ribeiro, Ana Isabel; Gonçalves, Guilherme; Almeida, Álvaro; Correia, Ana Maria; Duarte, Raquel; Carvalho, Carlos. "Comparing the cost-effectiveness of two screening strategies for latent tuberculosis infection in Portugal". Pulmonology 27 6 (2021): 493-499. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pulmoe.2021.04.002.
  10. A Aguiar; M Pinto; R Duarte. "Psychological Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Social Determinants on the Portuguese Population: Protocol for a Web-Based Cross-sectional Study". JMIR Research Protocols 10 10 (2021): e28071-e28071. https://doi.org/10.2196/28071.
  11. Migliori, G. B.; Marx, F. M.; Ambrosino, N.; Zampogna, E.; Schaaf, H. S.; van der Zalm, M. M.; Allwood, B.; et al. "Clinical standards for the assessment, management and rehabilitation of post-TB lung disease". The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 25 10 (2021): 797-813. http://dx.doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.21.0425.
  12. Mesquita, João R.; Barradas, Patrícia; Gomes da Silva, Priscilla; Ferreira, Ana Sofia; Silva, Eliane; Matas, Isabel M.; Thomson, Gertrude; et al. "SARS-CoV-2 and blood donations in Portugal, June–July 2020". Journal of Medical Virology 94 1 (2021): 42-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmv.27353.
  13. Brazete, C.; Aguiar, A.; Furtado, I.; Duarte, R.. "Thrombotic events and COVID-19 vaccines". The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 25 9 (2021): 701-707. http://dx.doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.21.0298.
  14. Gigante, A. R.; Sousa, M.; Aguiar, A.; Pinto, M.; Gaio, R.; Duarte, R.. "The impact of COVID-19 on the TB response: data from the field". The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 25 9 (2021): 769-771. http://dx.doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.21.0149.
  15. Aguiar, A.; Pinto, M.; Alves, F.; Barbosa, P.; Monteiro, H.; Bigotte, J.; Santos, M.; et al. "A roadmap for lifting restrictive measures for COVID-19". The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 25 9 (2021): 687-690. http://dx.doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.21.0248.
  16. Alves, Adelaide; Aguiar, Ana; Migliori, Giovanni Battista; Duarte, Raquel. "COVID-19 Related Hospital Re-organization and Trends in Tuberculosis Diagnosis and Admissions: Reflections From Portugal". Archivos de Bronconeumología (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arbres.2021.09.005.
  17. Sentís, A.; Prats-Uribe, A.; Peixoto, V.R.; Caylà, J.A.; Gomes, M.D.; Sousa, S.; Duarte, R.; Carvalho, I.; Carvalho, C.. "Decline of tuberculosis notification rate in different populations and regions in Portugal, 2010–2017". Pulmonology (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pulmoe.2021.08.002.
  18. Migliori, Giovanni Battista; Thong, Pei Min; Alffenaar, Jan-Willem; Denholm, Justin; Tadolini, Marina; Alyaquobi, Fatma; Blanc, François-Xavier; et al. "Gauging the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on tuberculosis services: a global study". European Respiratory Journal 58 5 (2021): 2101786. http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.01786-2021.
  19. Seabra, Bárbara; Duarte, Raquel. "Tuberculosis national registries and data on diagnosis delay – Is there room for improvement?". Pulmonology (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pulmoe.2021.05.004.
  20. Isabel Furtado; Ana Aguiar; Raquel Duarte. "Getting back on the road towards tuberculosis elimination: lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic". Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia (2021): https://doi.org/10.36416/1806-3756/e20210123.
  21. Oliveira, Olena; Gaio, Rita; Correia-Neves, Margarida; Rito, Teresa; Duarte, Raquel. "Evaluation of drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment outcome in Portugal, 2000-2016". PLOS ONE 16 4 (2021): e0250028. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0250028.
  22. Bhering, M.; Duarte, R.; Kritski, A.. "Treatment outcomes and predictive factors for multidrug-resistant TB and HIV coinfection in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil". The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 25 4 (2021): 292-298. http://dx.doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.20.0887.
  23. Visca, D.; Ong, C.W.M.; Tiberi, S.; Centis, R.; D’Ambrosio, L.; Chen, B.; Mueller, J.; et al. "Tuberculosis and COVID-19 interaction: A review of biological, clinical and public health effects". Pulmonology 27 2 (2021): 151-165. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pulmoe.2020.12.012.
  24. Migliori, G.B.; Tiberi, S.; García-Basteiro, A.L.; Duarte, R.. "Tuberculosis and its future in the COVID-19 era: The Pulmonology series 2021". Pulmonology 27 2 (2021): 94-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pulmoe.2020.10.005.
  25. Duarte, Raquel. "Uma Perspetiva sobre o Relatório da OCDE "Health at a Glance 2020"". Acta Médica Portuguesa 34 2 (2021): 84. http://dx.doi.org/10.20344/amp.15654.
  26. Sotgiu, G.; Rosales-Klintz, S.; Centis, R.; D'Ambrosio, L.; Verduin, R.; Correia, A. M.; Cirule, A.; et al. "TB management in the European Union/European Economic Area: a multi-centre survey". The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 25 2 (2021): 126-133. http://dx.doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.20.0849.
  27. Aguiar, A.; Furtado, I.; Sousa, M.; Pinto, M.; Duarte, R.. "Changes to TB care in an outpatient centre during the COVID-19 pandemic". The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 25 2 (2021): 163b-166. http://dx.doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.20.0872.
  28. Duarte, R.; Aguiar, A.; Pinto, M.; Furtado, I.; Tiberi, S.; Lönnroth, K.; Migliori, G.B.. "Different disease, same challenges: Social determinants of tuberculosis and COVID-19". Pulmonology (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pulmoe.2021.02.002.
  29. Casco, N; Jorge, AL; Palmero, D; Alffenaar, J-W; Fox, G; Ezz, W; Cho, J-G; et al. "TB and COVID-19 co-infection: rationale and aims of a global study". The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 25 1 (2021): 78-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.20.0786.
  30. Aguiar, Ana; Pinto, Marta; Duarte, Raquel. "Grief and Mourning during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Portugal". Acta Médica Portuguesa 33 13 (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.20344/amp.14345.
  31. João Almeida Santos; Raquel Duarte; Carla Nunes. "Tuberculin skin test and predictive host factors for false-negative results in patients with pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis". The Clinical Respiratory Journal (2020): https://doi.org/10.1111/crj.13166.
  32. Giovanni Battista Migliori; Simon Tiberi; Alimuddin Zumla; Eskild Petersen; Jeremiah Muhwa Chakaya; Christian Wejse; Marcela Muñoz Torrico; et al. "MDR/XDR-TB management of patients and contacts: Challenges facing the new decade. The 2020 clinical update by the Global Tuberculosis Network". International Journal of Infectious Diseases (2020): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.01.042.
  33. Duarte, Raquel; Furtado, Isabel; Sousa, Luís; Carvalho, Carlos Filipe Afonso. "The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Novel Virus, Old Challenges". (2020): https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/13547.
  34. Rita Macedo; Miguel Pinto; Vítor Borges; Alexandra Nunes; Olena Oliveira; Isabel Portugal; Raquel Duarte; João Paulo Gomes. "Evaluation of a gene-by-gene approach for prospective whole-genome sequencing-based surveillance of multidrug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis". Tuberculosis 115 (2019): 81-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tube.2019.02.006.
  35. Oliveira, Olena Radomska; Gaio, Rita; Carvalho, Carlos; Correia-Neves, M; Duarte, Raquel; Rito, Teresa S. "A nationwide study of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Portugal 2014-2017 using epidemiological and molecular clustering analyses". (2019): http://hdl.handle.net/1822/62429.
  36. Rito, Teresa; Ferreira, Joana; Cavadas, Bruno; Soares, Pedro; Oliveira, Olena; Richards, Martin B.; Duarte, Raquel; Pereira, Luísa; Correia-Neves, M. "Association of leukotriene A4 hydrolase with tuberculosis susceptibility using genomic data in Portugal". (2019): http://hdl.handle.net/1822/63333.
  37. Santos-Silva, A.; Pereira, F.; Gaio, R.; Duarte, R.. "Differential risk factors for slowly and rapidly-growing nontuberculous mycobacteria: A retrospective cross-sectional study". Pulmonology 25 2 (2019): 114-116. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85064252056&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  38. Linhas, R.; Oliveira, O.; Meireles, P.; Oliveira, P.; de Melo, M.B.; Lourenço, J.; Ferreira, F.; Gaio, R.; Duarte, R.. "Immigrants' access to health care: Problems identified in a high-risk tuberculosis population". Pulmonology 25 1 (2019): 32-39. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85050802054&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  39. Carriço, F.; Sousa, M.M.; Duarte, R.. "Nail Dystrophy due to Tuberculosis,Distrofia ungueal causada por tuberculosis". Archivos de Bronconeumologia (2019): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85069157642&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  40. Marçôa, R.; Ribeiro, A.I.; Zão, I.; Duarte, R.. "Erratum to: Tuberculosis and gender – Factors influencing the risk of tuberculosis among men and women by age group (Pulmonology (2018) 24(3) (199–202), (S2531043718300667), (10.1016/j.pulmoe.2018.03.004))". Pulmonology 25 4 (2019): 258-258. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85055557018&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  41. Zão, I.; Ribeiro, A.I.; Apolinário, D.; Duarte, R.. "Why does it take so long? The reasons behind tuberculosis treatment delay in Portugal". Pulmonology 25 4 (2019): 215-222. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85063424683&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  42. Gomes, M.G.M.; Oliveira, J.F.; Bertolde, A.; Ayabina, D.; Nguyen, T.A.; Maciel, E.L.; Duarte, R.; et al. "Introducing risk inequality metrics in tuberculosis policy development". Nature Communications 10 1 (2019): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85066948677&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  43. Van Leth, F.; Brinkmann, F.; Cirillo, D.M.; Dheda, K.; Duarte, R.; Guglielmetti, L.; Kuksa, L.; et al. "The Tuberculosis Network European Trials group (TBnet) ERS Clinical Research Collaboration: Addressing drug-resistant tuberculosis through European cooperation". European Respiratory Journal 53 1 (2019): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85059495721&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  44. Santos, E.; Felgueiras, Ó.; Oliveira, O.; Duarte, R.. "Factors associated with loss to follow-up in Tuberculosis treatment in the Huambo Province, Angola". Pulmonology 25 3 (2019): 190-192. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85066468171&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  45. Andrés, M.; Van Der Werf, M.J.; Ködmön, C.; Albrecht, S.; Haas, W.; Fiebig, L.; Indra, A.; et al. "Molecular and genomic typing for tuberculosis surveillance: A survey study in 26 European countries". PLoS ONE 14 3 (2019): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85062854646&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  46. Borisov, S.E.; D'Ambrosio, L.; Centis, R.; Tiberi, S.; Dheda, K.; Alffenaar, J.-W.; Amale, R.; et al. "Outcomes of patients with drug-resistant-tuberculosis treated with bedaquiline-containing regimens and undergoing adjunctive surgery". Journal of Infection 78 1 (2019): 35-39. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85052134919&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  47. Durão, V.; Silva, A.; Macedo, R.; Durão, P.; Santos-Silva, A.; Duarte, R.. "Portuguese in vitro antibiotic susceptibilities favor current nontuberculous mycobacteria treatment guidelines". Pulmonology 25 3 (2019): 162-167. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85054446503&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  48. Ceia, F.; Santos-Silva, A.; Alves, J.; Silva-Pinto, A.; Oliveira, O.; Cláudia Carvalho, A.; Ramos, A.; et al. "Mycobacterial blood cultures in the diagnosis of tuberculosis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients: are they useful?". Clinical Microbiology and Infection 25 2 (2019): 264-265. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85060345858&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  49. Lange, C.; Aarnoutse, R.E.; Alffenaar, J.W.C.; Bothamley, G.; Brinkmann, F.; Costa, J.; Chesov, D.; et al. "Management of patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis". International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 23 6 (2019): 645-662. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85071417871&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  50. Karo, B.; Kohlenberg, A.; Hollo, V.; Duarte, R.; Fiebig, L.; Jackson, S.; Kearns, C.; et al. "Isoniazid (INH) mono-resistance and tuberculosis (TB) treatment success: Analysis of European surveillance data, 2002 to 2014". Eurosurveillance 24 12 (2019): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85063946283&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  51. Akkerman, O.; Aleksa, A.; Alffenaar, J.-W.; Al-Marzouqi, N.H.; Arias-Guillén, M.; Belilovski, E.; Bernal, E.; et al. "Surveillance of adverse events in the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis: A global feasibility study". International Journal of Infectious Diseases 83 (2019): 72-76. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85065097630&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  52. Galego, M.A.; Lage, G.; Shekhovtsova, M.; Duarte, R.. "Tuberculosis of the breast: An uncommon presentation of an old disease". BMJ Case Reports 12 2 (2019): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85062056026&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  53. Duarte, F.F.; Santos, J.; Duarte, R.; Freitas, A.. "Burden of Tuberculosis Hospitalizations in Portugal From 2000 to 2015,Hospitalizaciones por tuberculosis en Portugal entre 2000 y 2015". Archivos de Bronconeumologia 55 2 (2019): 113-115. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85060764489&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  54. Santos, E.; Felgueiras, Ó.; Oliveira, O.; Duarte, R.. "Diagnosis delay of tuberculosis in the Huambo province, Angola". Pulmonology 24 5 (2018): 294-299. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rppnen.2017.10.002.
  55. Denise Rossato Silva; Marcela Muñoz-Torrico; Raquel Duarte; Tatiana Galvão; Eduardo Henrique Bonini; Flávio Ferlin Arbex; Marcos Abdo Arbex; et al. "Risk factors for tuberculosis: diabetes, smoking, alcohol use, and the use of other drugs". Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia 44 2 (2018): 145-152. https://doi.org/10.1590/s1806-37562017000000443.
  56. Raquel Duarte; Denise Rossato Silva; Adrian Rendon; Tatiana Galv¿o Alves; Marcelo Fouad Rabahi; Rosella Centis; Afrânio Kritski; Giovanni Battista Migliori. "Eliminating tuberculosis in Latin America: making it the point". Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia 44 2 (2018): 73-76. https://doi.org/10.1590/s1806-37562017000000449.
  57. Denise Rossato Silva; Margareth Dalcolmo; Simon Tiberi; Marcos Abdo Arbex; Marcela Munoz-Torrico; Raquel Duarte; Lia D’Ambrosio; et al. "New and repurposed drugs to treat multidrug- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis". Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia 44 2 (2018): 153-160. https://doi.org/10.1590/s1806-37562017000000436.
  58. Duarte, R.; Lönnroth, K.; Carvalho, C.; Lima, F.; Carvalho, A.C.C.; Muñoz-Torrico, M.; Centis, R.. "Tuberculosis, social determinants and co-morbidities (including HIV)". Pulmonology 24 2 (2018): 115-119. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rppnen.2017.11.003.
  59. Dias, Ana; Gaio, Rita; Sousa, Pedro; Gomes, Marta; Oliveira, Olena; Duarte, Raquel. "Migration Flow and Its Impact on Tuberculosis Notification in Portugal". Archivos de Bronconeumología 54 1 (2018): 18-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arbres.2017.07.023.
  60. Santos, Gisela; Oliveira, Olena; Gaio, Rita; Duarte, Raquel. "Effect of Isoniazid Resistance on the Tuberculosis Treatment Outcome". Archivos de Bronconeumología 54 1 (2018): 48-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arbres.2017.06.009.
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  138. Lopes, J.S.; Rodrigues, P.; Pinho, S.T.R.; Andrade, R.F.S.; Duarte, R.; Gomes, M.G.M.; Lopes, Joao; et al. "Interpreting measures of tuberculosis transmission: A case study on the Portuguese population". BMC Infectious Diseases 14 1 (2014): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84902301751&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  140. Sanches, I.; Carvalho, A.; Duarte, R.. "Who are the patients with extrapulmonary tuberculosis?". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 21 2 (2014): 90-93. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84905635791&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  141. Monteiro, R.; Carneiro, J.C.; Costa, C.; Duarte, R.. "Cerebral tuberculomas - A clinical challenge". Respiratory Medicine Case Reports 9 1 (2013): 34-37. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84879093327&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  142. Mendes, M.A.; Gaio, R.; Reis, R.; Duarte, R.. "Contact screening in tuberculosis: Can we identify those with higher risk?". European Respiratory Journal 41 3 (2013): 758-760. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84875258617&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  143. Soares Pires, F.; van Zeller, M.; Reis, R.; Carvalho, A.; Duarte, R.. "Diagnostic approaches in tuberculous lymphadenitis | Abordagem diagnóstica na tuberculose ganglionar". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia (2013): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84880688620&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  152. Rolo, R.; Campainha, S.; Duarte, R.. "Crohn's disease and intestinal tuberculosis: A clinical challenge". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 18 4 (2012): 205-206. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84869876898&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  155. Van Zeller, M.; Monteiro, R.; Ramalho, J.; Almeida, I.; Duarte, R.. "Multidrug resistant tuberculosis diagnosed by synovial fluid analysis,Tuberculose multirresistente diagnosticada através de análise de líquido sinovial". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 18 5 (2012): 247-250. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84869869796&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  156. Monteiro, R.; Carvalho, A.; Duarte, R.. "New opportunities in tuberculosis control". European Respiratory Journal 39 5 (2012): 1271-1273. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84860486737&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  157. Caetano Mota, P.; Carvalho, A.; Valente, I.; Braga, R.; Duarte, R.. "Predictors of delayed sputum smear and culture conversion among a portuguese population with pulmonary tuberculosis,Preditores de conversão tardia dos exames micobacteriológicos direto e cultural de expetoração numa população portuguesa com tuberculose pulmonary.". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 18 2 (2012): 72-79. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84858699327&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  158. Duarte, R.; Carvalho, A.; Correia, A.. "Two-month regimen of isoniazid, rifampin and pirazinamid for latent tuberculosis infection". Public Health 126 9 (2012): 760-762. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84866023482&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  159. Antunes, A.; Viveiros, F.; Carvalho, A.; Duarte, R.. "Mycobacteria other than tuberculosis,Micobacterioses não-tuberculosas - Das manifestações clínicas ao tratamento". Arquivos de Medicina 26 1 (2012): 25-30. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84865254645&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  160. Teixeira, N.D.; Mota, P.C.; Duarte, R.. "An exuberant allergic reaction following tuber culinskin test,Uma Exuberante Reacção Alérgica ao Teste Tuberculínico". Arquivos de Medicina 26 2 (2012): 63-64. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84867341015&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  161. Duarte, R.; Carvalho, C.; Pereira, C.; Bettencourt, A.; Carvalho, A.; Villar, M.; Domingos, A.; et al. "HLA class II alleles as markers of tuberculosis susceptibility and resistance". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 17 1 (2011): 15-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0873-2159(11)70005-8.
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  163. Gomes, J.; Antunes, A.; Carvalho, A.; Duarte, R.. "Dysphagia as a manifestation of esophageal tuberculosis: A report of two cases". Journal of Medical Case Reports 5 (2011): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-80052579379&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  164. Mota, P.C.; Sá, D.; Mota, M.; Duarte, R.. "Extrapulmonary tuberculosis: Importance of differential diagnosis". BMJ Case Reports 2011 (2011): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-80053968798&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  165. Duarte, R.; Santos, A.; Mota, M.; Carvalho, A.; Marques, A.; Barros, H.. "Involving community partners in the management of tuberculosis among drug users". Public Health 125 1 (2011): 60-62. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-78751516940&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  166. Soares Pires, F.; Pinto, C.; Duarte, R.. "Who misses the second step of evaluation in tuberculosis contact screening?". European Respiratory Journal 38 2 (2011): 474-476. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-80051536288&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  167. Loureiro, A.I.; Pinto, C.S.; Oliveira, A.I.; Calvário, F.; Carvalho, A.; Duarte, R.. "Ulcerated lesion of the cecum: As a form of presentation of gastrointestinal tuberculosis,Lesão ulcerada do cego: Como forma de apresentação de tuberculose digestiva". Acta Medica Portuguesa 24 2 (2011): 371-374. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-79959968353&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  168. Bento, J.; Silva, A.S.; Rodrigues, F.; Duarte, R.. "Diagnostic tools in tuberculosis,Métodos diagnósticos em tuberculose". Acta Medica Portuguesa 24 1 (2011): 145-154. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-79953239492&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  169. Belchior, I.; Seabra, B.; Duarte, R.. "Primary inoculation skin tuberculosis by accidental needle stick.". BMJ case reports 2011 (2011): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84877030157&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  170. Solovic, I.; Sester, M.; Gomez-Reino, J.J.; Rieder, H.L.; Ehlers, S.; Milburn, H.J.; Kampmann, B.; et al. "Series "update on tuberculosis" edited by C. Lange, M. Raviglione, W.W. Yew and G.B. Migliori number 2 in this series: The risk of tuberculosis related to tumour necrosis factor antagonist therapies: A TBNET consensus statement". European Respiratory Journal 36 5 (2010): 1185-1206. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-78349243317&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  171. Duarte, R.; Carvalho, A.; Ferreira, D.; Saleiro, S.; Lima, R.; Mota, M.; Raymundo, E.; Villar, M.; Correia, A.. "Tuberculosis treatment and management of some problems related to the medication,Abordagem terapêutica da tuberculose e resolução de alguns problemas associados à medicação". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 16 4 (2010): 559-572. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-79952110482&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  172. Duarte, R.; Villar, M.; Carvalho, A.. "Latent tuberculosis infection treatment. Current recommendations,Tratamento da tuberculose de infecção latente. As recomendações actuais". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 16 5 (2010): 809-814. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-79952200884&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  173. Bento, J.; Duarte, R.; Brito, M.C.; Leite, S.; Lobato, M.R.; Caldeira, M.C.; Carvalho, A.. "Malabsorption of antimycobacterial drugs as a cause of treatment failure in tuberculosis". BMJ Case Reports 2010 (2010): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84896989892&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  174. Vaz, A.P.; Gomes, J.; Esteves, J.; Carvalho, A.; Duarte, R.. "A rare cause of lower abdominal and pelvic mass, primary tuberculous psoas abscess: A case report". Cases Journal 2 11 (2009): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-77953416187&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  175. Melo, N.; Dias, A.C.; Isidoro, L.; Duarte, R.. "Bordetella pertussis, an agent not to forget: A case report". Cases Journal 2 2 (2009): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-77953379497&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  176. Fernandes, S.S.; Carvalho, J.; Leite, S.; Afonso, M.; Pinto, J.; Veloso, R.; Duarte, R.; Ferreira, E.; Fraga, J.. "Erythema induratum and chronic hepatitis C infection". Journal of Clinical Virology 44 4 (2009): 333-336. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-62749129784&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  177. Mack, U.; Migliori, G.B.; Sester, M.; Rieder, H.L.; Ehlers, S.; Goletti, D.; Bossink, A.; et al. "LTBI: Latent tuberculosis infection or lasting immune responses to M. tuberculosis? A TBNET consensus statement". European Respiratory Journal 33 5 (2009): 956-973. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-66749165905&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  178. Goncalves, I.M.; Alves, D.C.; Carvalho, A.; Brito, M.D.C.; Calvario, F.; Duarte, R.. "Tuberculosis and venous thromboembolism: A case series". Cases Journal 2 12 (2009): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-77953391064&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  179. Rodrigues, L.V.; Gandara, J.; Pires, J.; Duarte, R.; Calvário, F.; Dominguez, M.; Carvalho, A.; Seca, R.. "Post liver transplant tuberculosis". BMJ Case Reports (2009): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84881170362&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  180. Duarte, R.; Tavares, E.; Miranda, A.; Carvalho, A.. "Tuberculosis in a child - search for the infected adult nearby; case report, Portugal, 2007.". Euro surveillance : bulletin européen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin 14 36 (2009): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-79958139447&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  181. Duarte, R.. "Tuberculin skin test. How to optimise?,Teste tuberculínico. Como optimizar?". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 15 2 (2009): 295-304. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-67650290229&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  182. Viveiros, F.; Tente, D.; Espiridião, P.; Carvalho, A.; Duarte, R.. "Testicular tuberculosis: Case report,Tuberculose testicular: Caso clínico". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 15 6 (2009): 1193-1197. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-75349092721&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  183. Fonseca,João Eurico; Lucas,Helena; Canhão,Helena; Duarte,Raquel; Santos,Maria José; Villar,Miguel; Faustino,Augusto; et al. "Recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of latent and active tuberculosis in inflammatory joint diseases candidates for therapy with tumor necrosis factor alpha inhibitors: March 2008 update". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 14 2 (2008): 271-283. http://www.scielo.mec.pt/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0873-21592008000200008.
  184. Correia, F.M.A.V.; Seabra, B.; Rego, A.; Duarte, R.; Miranda, J.. "Cystic lymphangioma of the mediastinum,Linfangioma cístico do mediastino". Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia 34 11 (2008): 982-984. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-58849163983&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  185. Duarte, R.; Miranda, A.; Braga, R.; Carvalho, A.; Rola, J.; Marques, A.; Barros, H.. "Tuberculosis in a shopping centre, Portugal, 2004-5.". Euro surveillance : bulletin européen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin 13 42 (2008): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-58149204356&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  186. Seabra, B.; Guimarães, M.; Carvalho, A.; Duarte, R.. "The smoking rate and its repercussions on an asthmatic population sample,Prevalência de hábitos tabágicos e sua repercussão numa população de asmáticos". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 14 5 (2008): 617-624. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-58249086295&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  187. Duarte, R.; Amado, J.; Lucas, H.; Sapage, J.M.. "Treatment of latent tuberculosis infection: Update of guidelines, 2006,Tratamento da tuberculose latente: Revisão das normas, 2006". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 13 3 (2007): 397-418. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34547411492&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  188. Ferreira, D.; Duarte, R.; Carvalho, A.. "Exacerbations in severe persistent asthma - Impact of risk factors control,Exacerbações na asma persistente grave - Impacto do controlo dos factores de risco". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 13 5 (2007): 675-689. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-36249000562&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  189. Fonseca, J.E.; Lucas, H.; Canháo, H.; Duarte, R.; Santos, M.J.; Villar, M.; Faustino, A.; Raymundo, E.. "Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection and active tuberculosis in patients with inflamatory join diseases porposed for treatment with tumour necrosis factor alpha antagonists drugs,Recomendações para diagnóstico e tratamento da tuberculose latente e activa nas doenças inflamatórias articulares candidatas a tratamento com fármacos inibidores do factor de necrose". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 12 5 (2006): 603-613. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33750906823&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  190. Seabra, B.; Duarte, R.; Sá, R.C.. "Asthma, nasal polyposis and aspirin intolerance - A triad to remember,Asma, polipose nasal e intolerância à aspirina - Uma tríade a recordar". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 12 6 (2006): 709-714. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33846962462&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  191. Ferreira, D.; Amado, J.; Duarte, R.; Almeida, J.; Morgado, P.; Shiang, T.. "Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations - Association with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. Clinical cases and family screening,Malformações arteriovenosas pulmonares - Associação a telagiectasia hemorrágica hereditária. Casos clínicos e rastreio familiar". Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 12 4 (2006): 383-399. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33748807809&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  192. Fonseca, J.E.; Lucas, H.; Canhão, H.; Duarte, R.; Santos, M.J.; Villar, M.; Faustino, A.; Raymundo, E.. "Recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of latent and active tuberculosis in patients with inflammatory joint diseases treated with tumour necrosis factor alpha inhibitors,Recomendações para diagnóstico e tratamento da tuberculose latente e activa nas doenças inflamatórias articulares candidatas a tratamento com fármacos inibidores do factor de necrose tumoral alfa.". Acta reumatológica portuguesa 31 3 (2006): 237-245. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-39049183000&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  1. Duarte,Raquel; Campainha,Sergio; Cotter,José; Rosa,Bruno; Varela,Paulo; Correia,Ana; Canhão,Helena; et al. 2012. Position paper on tuberculosis screening in patients with imune mediated inflammatory diseases who are candidates for biological therapy. http://www.scielo.mec.pt/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0872-81782012000600005.
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Melo, Raquel de Almeida Ferreira Duarte Bessa de. "Tuberculosis: improving case finding and contact tracing". PhD, 2011. http://hdl.handle.net/10216/56564.


Other output
  1. Prevalence and factors associated with diabetes mellitus among tuberculosis patients: a nationwide cohort. The association between diabetes mellitus (DM) and tuberculosis (TB) has been a matter of study worldwide, since it is assumed that DM triples the risk of TB. Recent studies have found discrepant prevalence of DM among TB patients, ranging from 5.3% in Denmark to 44% in India. There is an urgent need to control both epidemics in order to achieve the World Health Organization (WHO) TB elimination g. 2016. Costa, João Cordeiro da; Oliveira, Olena Radomska; Baía, Luís; Gaio, Rita; Neves, Margarida Correia; Duarte, Raquel. http://hdl.handle.net/1822/44852.


Thesis Title
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2021/06 - Current Delay in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in Vale do Sousa Norte and Espinho/Gaia: a mixed methods study with patients
Supervisor of Ana Teresa Silva
Curso de Especialização em Saúde Públia (CESP) (Specialization course)
Universidade do Porto Instituto de Saúde Pública, Portugal
2021/06 - Current Evaluation of the effectiveness of vaccines against COVID-19: a negative test case-control study
Supervisor of Cátia Brazete
Public Health (PhD)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
2020/10 - Current Psychological impact and social determinants in the Portuguese population during and after the COVID-19 pandemic
Supervisor of Ana Sofia de Almeida Aguiar
PhD in Public Health (PhD)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
2018 - 2021/12 Risk factors associated with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis transmission in Portugal
Ciências da Saúde (PhD)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2019 - 2021 Vigilância epidemiológica da tuberculose multirresistente (TBMDR): estudo comparativo dos sistemas do Rio de Janeiro e de Lisboa
Doctoral Programme in Clinical Medicine (PhD)
2017/09 - 2018/07 Barreiras na deteção da tuberculose em estabelecimentos prisionais portugueses
Supervisor of Mariana Abreu
Curso de Especialização em Saúde Públia (CESP) (Specialization course)
Universidade do Porto Instituto de Saúde Pública, Portugal
2017 - 2017 Tuberculosis in children from diagnosis to decision to treat
Medicina (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
2016 - 2016 Tuberculose na Província do Huambo - Angola
Saúde Pública (PhD)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
2016 - 2016 Tuberculosis and healthcare workers: risk assessment
Saúde Pública (PhD)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
2015 - 2015 Who are the patients that die of Tuberculosis. A characterization of the Northern Region of Portugal
Medicina (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
2015 - 2015 Avaliação do Estigma na Tuberculose: Perspetiva de uma amostra da comunidade do Porto
Medicina (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
2015 - 2015 Tuberculosis in Native and Foreign Born Populations in Portugal
Medicina (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
2015 - 2015 Longitudinal clustering of tuberculosis incidence in Portugal from 2002 to 2012
Medicina (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
2015 - 2015 Barreiras ao rastreio de tuberculose nos doentes candidatos aos fármacos biológicos
Saúde Pública (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
2015 - 2015 Childhood Tuberculosis in Portugal
Medicina (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
2015 - 2015 Tuberculosis screening in patients receiving biological therapy
Medicina (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
2015 - 2015 HIV screening in tuberculosis patients, in the Northern region of Portugal
Medicina (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
2014 - 2014 Atraso no diagnóstico da tuberculose
Saúde Pública (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal

Interview (newspaper / magazine)

Activity description Newspaper / Forum
2022/02/17 Raquel Duarte. "Há comportamentos que devemos manter para lá da pandemia" Jornal i
2022/02/08 "Estamos na fase de aliviar medidas com prudência, passo a passo", diz conselheira do Governo para a pandemia Público

Interview (tv / radio show)

Program Topic
2022/02/08 - Current As medidas de contenção da pandemia que vão acabar e as que devem permanecer (para sempre)
2021/12/21 - Current Medidas ajustadas, diz pneumologista Raquel Duarte Telejornal
2021 - Current Raquel Duarte, médica pneumologista, fez uma análise da evolução da Covid 19 em Portugal Praça da Alegria

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2018 - Current European Respiratory Society Monograph


Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia, Portugal
Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia, Portugal

Other distinction

2022 Medalha de Serviços Distintos Grau Ouro
2012 Prémio SPP/SEPAR/Vitória
Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia, Portugal
2011 SPP/Vitória
Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia, Portugal
1999 Best picture, endoscopy of the respiratory tract
1999 Best Poster
1999 Best Oral Presentation
1998 Prémio Thomé_Villar
1998 Oral Presentation
1997 Prémio Vitória
Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia Espinho EPE, Portugal
1997 Best Poster