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ICU Management

Emergency pre-hospital care challenges: Greece

2018 01 Jun

The ongoing economic crisis in Greece and inflow of refugees has led to changes to the pre-hospital emergency medicine services. Greece is a country of 10.1 million inhabitants, half of whom live in six cities: Athens, Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Patra, Larissa and Ioannina. In recent years the country drew media attention because of the financial... Read more

Executive Health Management

Study: Unmet Surgical Needs High for World’s 60 Million Refugees

2016 30 May

‘Nobody talks about this,’ researcher says New research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that the world’s estimated 60 million refugees, displaced from their homes due to conflict, persecution or human rights violations, may need at least 2.78 million surgeries a year, something thought to be very difficult to arrange... Read more

Executive Health Management

Disparities in Cancer Care

2015 06 Oct

In Europe, access to quality cancer remains a big issue. Great heterogeneity exists with respect to drugs, screening programmes and resources among different countries in Europe. The most neglected of all cancer populations comprise of those with lower rates of early diagnosis and treatment compliance. Migrants and refugees appear to be one of those... Read more