September 5, 2023

Why Singapore’s Healthcare System is Unique

Singapore’s healthcare system is the most efficient in the world, according to the latest Bloomberg health systems ranking; further, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, Singapore has the second-best healthcare performance in the world.
June 15, 2023

Slovakia Will Be Facing A Shortage Of Health Professionals

This paper examines the demographic projections for Slovakia up to 2030, focusing on the potential shortages of healthcare professionals. By considering factors such as new graduates, retiring doctors, and migrating doctors, we predict a significant growth in the 65+ years population that surpasses the number of available doctors and nurses.
October 21, 2021

A Response to the Scheer Preliminary Opinion

In September 2020, the EU’s Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) published a preliminary opinion (SCHEER 2020) on electronic cigarettes which assesses the risks associated with vaping products and is designed to alert the European Commission to the “potential need for legislative amendments” to the Tobacco Products Directive.
November 17, 2020

The East German Healthcare Phenomenon

The reunification of West Germany and East Germany took place 30 years ago, ending a period of around 45 years during which Germany had been divided. Following reunification, extensive investments were made in the eastern part of the country in order to even out differences in infrastructure, industrial development and access to education and healthcare.