In the last few decades, the population’s health profiles have evolved in such a way that made chronic illness more prevailing throughout the vital cycle. These are interconnected in such a way as to create further problems with multidimensional repercussions.

Complex and with many aspects, the person’s health problems raise challenges for society as a whole, which need a qualified and specific response.

Different perspectives are needed to analyse this situation, implicating diverse areas of knowledge interacting so as to better define needs and devise responses.