Články / Healthcare

Dying in peace (or not?)

Dying in peace (or not?) 25. 10. 2016 | 15:18

Although their life expectancy at birth has increased over the past three decades Slovaks are still at the bottom of EU rankings when it comes to the number of years lived in good health.

Quo vadis Slovak paediatrics?

Quo vadis Slovak paediatrics? 5. 10. 2016 | 12:13

Children should be treated in specialized centres of excellence that gather together the top experts for a particular group of diseases and which are organized around the needs of patients and their fa ...

Klebsiella vs hospitals 1-0

Klebsiella vs hospitals 1-0 16. 08. 2016 | 16:00

The Slovak Health Ministry has chosen the fight against microbes' resistance to drugs as one of its priorities during the ongoing presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Where are my pills (again)?

Where are my pills (again)? 26. 07. 2016 | 12:01

Any patient living in the European Union is entitled access to the best therapy available on the market for their particular disease. It is one of patients' basic rights. In February this year we broad ...

Expert: We lack good multidisciplinary discussions on bioethics topics

Expert: We lack good multidisciplinary discussions on bioethics topics 6. 07. 2016 | 14:21

Last February a referendum on the protection of traditional family was held in Slovakia. It failed to reach the required turnover threshold in order for its results to be valid but the campaign leading ...

Mission accomplished. On paper only.

Mission accomplished. On paper only. 31. 05. 2016 | 16:06

Slovak public health authorities are eager to sign up for many international initiatives be it at the level of the European Union or World Health Organisation. Unfortunately they are not very active in ...

Here is your scalpel, Miss

Here is your scalpel, Miss 9. 05. 2016 | 14:57

About 78% of those working in Slovakia's healthcare are women. What does it mean for the future of this sector and society as such?

Healthcare can’t afford to ignore data

Healthcare can’t afford to ignore data 18. 04. 2016 | 15:28

Patients and healthcare personnel in Slovakia should have begun having online access to medical records 4 years and three months ago.

Teaching ‘soft skills’ to healthcare professionals

Teaching ‘soft skills’ to healthcare professionals 1. 03. 2016 | 15:31

Being a good nurse or doctor involves more than just diagnosing illnesses correctly and treating patients efficiently.

Where are my pills?

Where are my pills? 23. 02. 2016 | 10:36

Any patient living in the European Union is entitled to access to the best therapy available on the market for their particular disease. It is one of patients' rights. But what happens when they cannot ...

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