Nova Healthcare Initiative – Research (NHI) is Nova SBE’s research unit and knowledge center for Health Economics, Health Management, Health Policy, and Public Health. It produces and disseminates scientific knowledge with the aim of being useful to Society and contributing to well-informed and well-reasoned decision-making.

NHI is of special interest to international organizations, European and national government agencies, local governments, hospitals, the pharmaceutical industry, associations of doctors, associations of nurses, associations of pharmacists, individual doctors, individual nurses, the specialized press, and the population in general.

NHI is supported by allowances sponsored by public and private organizations from all over the world, and it works as an advisor for major players of the healthcare industry.

It is the Portuguese correspondent of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies.