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News on medicine and health care in Slovakia

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Representatives of healthcare professions have signed a declaration with a number of demands. 23. Sep 2021, at 17:09
But the shortage of nurses is in the thousands. 14. Sep 2021, at 9:15
The earlier cavities are treated, the less it hurts and the less it costs.
Health insurer calls on clients to get their annual dental check-ups before the end of the year. 26. Aug 2021, at 16:13
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Plan includes hospital reform and addresses health insurer profits. 11. Aug 2021, at 11:35
Some treatments had to be suspended or even cancelled by a doctor or a hospital. 9. Aug 2021, at 12:16
The number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals is on the rise.
Slovakia has 1.4 billion euros to spend on its health care facilities, mostly from the EU Recovery Fund. 1. Jun 2021, at 10:38
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If the situation doesn’t improve, 200 ageing doctors will leave their posts annually. 30. Mar 2021, at 17:53
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The cabinet approved several changes to healthcare laws. Some concern vaccination. 17. Mar 2021, at 17:08
Covid department in Galanta hospital
The Health Ministry has pointed to complications caused by the new Covid strains. 17. Feb 2021, at 17:11
Roosevelt hospital in Banská Bystrica
The pandemic did not impact the ranking. 15. Dec 2020, at 17:31
The decision has been opposed by analysts and private insurers too. 11. Nov 2020, at 17:40
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Prevention also neglected in Slovakia. 22. Sep 2020, at 12:00
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The consumption of antibiotics in Slovakia is the lowest it has been in the last 13 years; there are hopes the resistance of some bacteria to antibiotics might decrease too. 7. Jul 2020, at 11:20
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Numbers of COVID-19 tests have dramatically decreased after Slovakia opened up. Zuzana Matkovská23. Jun 2020, at 10:13
Health Minister Marej Krajčí
Health care analysts question the speed of the removals and some replacements the minister has chosen. 11. Jun 2020, at 10:16
Although they welcome the changes, foreign doctors point to several problematic points. 28. May 2020, at 13:49
Face masks are obligatory in Slovakia.
When the coronavirus epidemic is gone, we will have to deal with an epidemic of obesity and dementia. 27. May 2020, at 11:55
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Hospitals and outpatient departments defend themselves, saying they follow hygienic instructions. 6. May 2020, at 20:27
Marek Krajčí, Health Minister
Ombudswoman and NGOs see unfounded limits in safe access to abortions in Slovakia. 30. Apr 2020, at 23:22
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Firms are cancelling meetings and business trips, disinfecting their premises and sending their employees to work from home. 11. Mar 2020, at 19:16
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