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Format: 2014-07-23
Format: 2014-07-23

Peer Review in Austria: The political adequacy of quantitative impact assessment in the social field by means of micro-simulation models

03 Dec 2014
Since July 2013, the SORESI micro-simulation model has been helping Austria’s policy-makers assess the likely impact of proposed policy reforms on the country’s most vulnerable social groups. This...

Peer Review in Slovenia: Long-term care – the problem of sustainable financing

17 Nov 2014
Like most of Europe, Slovenia faces rapid population ageing. This places huge strain on long-term care (LTC) in particular, and the country has no unified system for providing it. To address this...

Communicable Disease Update; Vol. 13 (3), August 2014

01 Aug 2014
Title: Communicable Disease Update; Vol. 13 (3), August 2014 Authors: Health Service Executive (HSE) South (South East), Department of Public Health

PHA highlights the importance of stopping smoking during pregnancy

23 Jul 2014
Published date:  Wed, 23/07/2014 Directorate:  Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement Smoking during pregnancy is the largest...

AAA screening programme wallet card

23 Jul 2014
Sun, 01/06/2014 Directorate:  Service Development and Screening Format:  Wallet card Target group...

AAA screening programme flyer

23 Jul 2014
Sun, 01/06/2014 Directorate:  Service Development and Screening Format:  A5 leaflet, 2 pages Target...

24 Section 39 executives paid over €100,000

23 Jul 2014
Twenty four senior managers in section 39 voluntary organisations receiving substantial funds from the HSE are getting over €100,000 a year in salaries. HSE Deputy Director General Laverne McGuinness...

Credibility Among Gay Men Gives Leverage to New York City’s New Chief of H.I.V. Prevention

22 Jul 2014
Dr. Demetre Daskalakis will soon be in charge of one of the health department’s largest bureaus at a critical moment in the history of the virus that causes AIDS.

Today's Court Decision Might Make Health Insurance Unaffordable in the Poorest States

22 Jul 2014
A three-judge panel on a federal appeals court ruled today that the government cannot give Obamacare subsidies to people who live in states that did not set up their own, state-based health insurance...

Few outpatients receive antiviral prescriptions for influenza

22 Jul 2014
Only 7.5% of patients presenting to ambulatory care for acute respiratory illness received an antiviral prescription, CDC researchers have found. Among the patients with confirmed influenza, only 15...

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