Sobota, 16. října, 2021

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International Panel

Summary of Presentations Given at the International Panel on the Economics of Prevention of 22 July 2021

Summary of presentations given at the international panel of the Permanent Conference on Czech Healthcare, held in Prague on 22 July 2021 by Zdravotnický...

Primary Prevention Is Not Only About Healthcare But Also a Society-Wide Matter. There Are Economic Benefits, Says National Institute of Health Director Macková

Although data has proven that preventive measures are cost effective, the money designated for health promotion and health literacy in the Czech Republic has...

The Range of Contributions from Prevention Funds Is Wide But Their Benefits on Health May Be Doubtful, Says Head of the Association of Outpatient...

Today, health insurance companies offer a whole range of contributions as part of their prevention funds: from those for physical activities to vaccinations to...

Mental Health Literacy Is Low in the Czech Republic and Many Are Unaware of Their Serious Illness, Says NIMH Director Winkler

During the covid-19 pandemic, mental health in the Czech Republic has increased threefold and anxieties twofold. Hand in hand with this, the number of people...

Prescription Restrictions are Not Based on Cost-Effectiveness, Says General Practitioner Zdeněk Hamouz

General practitioners play a key role in prevention. They are the ones who should identify first risk signs, such as high blood pressure, blood...

Prevention Funds Should Be No Tool to Lure Clients. Prevention Programmes Have to Be Evidence-Based, Says Deputy Director Duškov

Although prevention is the focal point of population’s health, prevention funds of health insurance companies represent only a fraction of the finances meant for...

It Is Easier to Sell One Saved Life than One Million Terminal Diseases Avoided Due To Prevention, Says Slovak Deputy Záborská

As a rule, results of preventive measures are seen only after several years. This is also one of the main problems why a number...

Prausová: All Should Know First Warning Signs of Tumours By Heart

The number of oncological patients continues to grow, and malignant tumours are being found in younger and younger patients. Many problems can be prevented...

Neuralgic Nodes of Prevention in Slovak Healthcare System? Low Participation in Screenings or Translation of Scientific Findings to Decision-Making

Health insurance companies and state authorities alike should take an interest in increasing health literacy of the population. People, in turn, could thus make...

The Battle with High Cholesterol is Boycotted by Social Trends and Disinformation, Says Cardiologist Vrablík

In most cases, cardiovascular incidents caused by atherosclerosis can be prevented by leading a healthy lifestyle. Despite this, the hardening of arteries is the most...

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