The programme agreement for the Czech Health programme was signed on 24 April 2019.
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When Jana got sick, she could no longer work in the kindergarten. Other jobs she tried were too stressful. When she got a job at the café Blue House, her life improved.
How do I know if I’m pregnant? Is this the right size? With 40 counsellors and 1500 unique questions annually, a web based counselling clinic breaks taboos in Estonia.
It’s a hard job but four puppets have taken it upon themselves. Through 28 shows they hope to prevent child accidents in a country where the numbers are deeply worrying.
They no longer remember how to get dressed, cook food or show love. Their clearest memories are sixty years old. Curiously enough, in Slovenia, dementia is an illness surrounded by taboos.
“I struggle with panic attacks, and here I am surrounded by medical staff that knows how to act. I need to get back on track.” These are the words of 14-year-old Kathriin, one of the patients at the new Children’s mental health centre in Estonia.
“When a woman is told that there is something wrong with her baby, she tends to feel left out of the motherhood she had opened up to,” says psychologist Bogna Kędzierska. Read the story about how they approached the parents no one saw.
“The structure of the modern society is one of the main reasons behind unhealthy eating habits. Because we don’t prioritise food in a stressful everyday life, we often eat food that don't give us the sufficient amount of energy we need. The biggest problem in Portugal is the lack of knowledge related to food."
The living conditions which most Roma face often have serious consequences for their health. On the occasion of International Roma Day, we take a look at a Romanian initiative aiming to facilitate access to basic health services for the Roma.
Tuberculosis represents a major public health treat in Romania. LHL International from Norway is involved as a partner in a Romanian project aiming to strengthen TB control.