As autumn is left behind and winter begins, some people start suffering from the so called “winter depression” associated with the lack of light in the Northern Circles. The amount of light is decreasing at a surprisingly fast rate and at some period sunlight is only seen for a couple of hours a day.

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Dental care is amongst medical out-of-pocket payments in Finland.

People in Finland are more likely than people in other countries in northern and western Europe to experience financial hardship caused by out-of-pocket payments for health care, according to findings published in a new WHO/Europe report.

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Medical staff members walk past ambulances at a hospital for the Covid-19 infected patients at Kommunarka outside Moscow. LEHTIKUVA / AFP

Far reaching proposals to bring an end to historical discrimination in health care have been put forward by the World Medical Association.

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Fraud medicine discovered by the custom service have increased by almost ten times in the last five years.

All websites illegally offering medical products not controlled by state authorities should be shut down immediately, according to the World Medical Association.

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Mental well-being indicators for young people and women have decreased disproportionately across the EU between summer 2020 and spring 2021, against a background of overall decline in mental health well-being across the EU. The long term effects of this for society and the economy are of serious concern. This is according to Eurofound’s large-scale Living, working and COVID-19 online survey.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed structural inequalities in healthcare capacity across EU Member States threatening convergence in healthcare - where central and eastern Member States with lower health indicators had been catching up with more affluent Member States in a number of areas.

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During the unimaginable circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic, doctors and healthcare workers came up with an unconventional method in their treatment -- they danced for their patients and sang songs with them. When nothing else seemed to work, we knew the least and the most we could do was to be happy.

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A reminder has been issued today by the World Veterinary Association and the World Medical Association that rabies continues to be a serious public health problem in more than 150 countries around the world. It is particularly important in children, who are disproportionately affected by dog bites.

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