Preventive Medicine


The Preventive Medicine Department is a multi-disciplinary area involved in healthcare, education, and methodological and epidemiological support.

Our activity includes:

Smoking Cessation Unit: We offer multi-component, individualised treatment and continued monitoring to our population, along with promotional and educational work related to health.

International Health Unit: We offer personalised advice on vaccines, prophylaxis for malaria, and preventive measures. Accredited by the Foreign Health Department.

Relevant aspects

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Procediment Normalitzat de Treball

International Health Unit

  • A centre of reference for the Southern Metropolitan Region.
  • Accredited by the Ministry of Health and Social Policies to administer the yellow fever vaccine (5 units in Catalonia).
  • Collaboration with the University of Cochabamba in Bolivia (research and training) and with the Government of Angola (training).
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Procediment Normalitzat de Treball

Smoking Cessation Unit

  • The team at the Smoking Cessation Unit is available to visit patients admitted to hospital who want to stop smoking. Just ask for a cross-consultation with our medical team and we will visit you within 24 hours.
  • Visits can be scheduled online. Send an e-mail with your details (full name, address, date of birth and the ID number on your CatSalut card).


Master's degrees and accredited courses


Main Building at Bellvitge University Hospital

c/ Feixa Llarga, sn.

08907 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat. Barcelona

Floor 4

Telephone number 93 260 75 57 (from monday to friday de 8-15h)

Information and request for visits