The Portuguese Balint Association and the International Balint Federation warmly invites you for the 21st International Balint Congress, taking place in Porto, from 11th to 15th September 2019.
“Seeing medicine through other eyes” is our theme. Nowadays, medical knowledge is dominated by the technologic medicine that emerged from the scientific advances and the therapeutic discoveries. Fortunately, the doctor doesn’t forget the limits of his power, and converts his impotence into a strong willingness to help, an unlimited wish to relieve the suffering of his patient. And this single and exclusive human relationship, that makes the doctor a companion in the patient fate, needs to be regarded through different kind of eyes, the eyes of the Human and of the Human sciences.