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Slovakia's new annual science award

Slovakia's new annual science award

The 2020 ESET Science Award, which goes each year to one of five finalists doing scientific work in Slovakia, is a joint effort involving renowned scientists from around the world - with the prize, in fact, being presented this year by the 2017 Nobel Laureate for Physics.

Reform of the healthcare system should have realistic goals

Reform of the healthcare system should have realistic goals

Imagine you have a healthcare system based on universal coverage to which basically all inhabitants of your country contribute, most of them 14 percent of their income. And for years this system has been managed in such a way that figures on drug consumption collecte ...

Slovakia places 21st in Health for Money Index 2020

Slovakia places 21st in Health for Money Index 2020

Slovakia has placed 21st out of 25 European countries in the Economic and Social Analysis Institute's (INESS) Health for Money Index 2020. Analysts at the Bratislava-based think tank measured a total ...

Insufficient amount of flu vaccines

Insufficient amount of flu vaccines

This autumn there might be a problem with flu vaccines. If the interest of Slovaks in vaccination increases, according to the Slovak Chamber of Pharmacists not everyone will be able to get it. The Heal ...

Who is a front-line fighter against COVID-19?

Who is a front-line fighter against COVID-19?

Bonuses earmarked for front-line fighters against COVID-19 shouldn't concern doctors, Prime Minister Igor Matovič (OLaNO) stated on Monday, explaining that when it comes to medical staff, they should b ...