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News Estonia » Health: Estonian president to make working visit to US

News channel or source: https://www.baltictimes.com/estonian_president_to_make_working_visit_to_us/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

TALLINN - Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid on Thursday is to embark on a working visit to the United States, where she will attend a conference of the World Bank and World Health Organization as well as the the McCain Institute's Sedona Forum.

News Estonia » Health: President introduced Estonia's e-state to IMF chief

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/analytics/?doc=139469
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

The Estonian head of state is on a work visit to the United States and will participate in a conference organized by the World Bank and the World Health Organization, where she will talk about Estonia's universal health insurance experience.

News Estonia » Health: 110 overdose deaths registered in Estonia in 2017

News channel or source: https://news.err.ee/823089/estonia-sees-110-overdose-deaths-in-2017
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

A total of 110 people in Estonia died due to a drug overdose last year, it can be seen from the cause of death register of the National Institute for Health Development (NIHD). The total number of overdose-related deaths was four less than in 2016.

News Estonia » Health: Ice swim racing is not for the faint of heart -- literally

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/article/ice-swim-racing-is-not-for-the-faint-of-heart-literally/ar-AAw6hKI
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

It's the health benefits of the cold -- both physical and emotional ... Swimming Association World Cup -- along with other host countries Russia, Lithuania, Estonia and Great Britain -- between October and March. There is a world championship race ...

News Estonia » Health: Estonia offers free genetic testing in nationwide experiment

News channel or source: https://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/estonia-offers-free-genetic-testing-nationwide-experiment-54417116
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

Participants are required to donate DNA samples from blood and give consent to storing their data to the Estonian Biobank, which has collected health records and biological samples from Estonians since 2000. "Cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1 killer in ...

News Estonia » Health: Estonia: Jevgeni Ossinovski to resign as minister of health, labor

News channel or source: https://www.baltictimes.com/estonia__jevgeni_ossinovski_to_resign_as_minister_of_health__labor/
Publication date: Sunday 08 April 2018

TALLINN - Chairman of the Estonian Social Democratic Party (SDE) Jevgeni Ossinovski at a council of the party on Saturday said that ahead of the parliamentary elections in 2019, he will focus fully on the party and thus will resign as minister of health ...

News Estonia » Health: Data, Security, Insurance: How Blockchain Is Disrupting The Health Industry

News channel or source: https://cointelegraph.com/news/data-security-insurance-how-blockchain-is-disrupting-the-health-industry
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

The potential effectiveness of Blockchain-based technologies has not gone unnoticed by governmental organizations, presenting crucial opportunities for public health. In 2016, it was announced that a software company Guardtime partnered with the Estonian ...

News Estonia » Health: Day 2 of high-level meeting Health Systems Respond to NCDs: Learning from good examples and real-time problem solving in policy labs

News channel or source: http://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/noncommunicable-diseases/diabetes/news/news/2018/4/day-2-of-high-level-meeting-health-systems-respond-to-ncds-learning-from-good-examples-and-real-time-problem-solving-in-policy-labs
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

In the second half of the day, policy labs introduced the challenges that 4 WHO Member States – Estonia, Portugal, Turkey and Ukraine – are currently working on in the area of health systems strengthening for better NCD outcomes. Through moderated ...

News Estonia » Health: Estonia Offers Free Genetic Testing to Residents

News channel or source: https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/52278/title/Estonia-Offers-Free-Genetic-Testing-to-Residents/
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

Estonia’s Minister of Health and Labor, says in a statement. Participants will be required to donate blood and provide consent for their information to be stored at the Estonian databank, Lili Milani, a researcher with the Estonian Genome Center at the ...

News Estonia » Health: NIHD: Health, welfare inequality remains high across Estonian counties

News channel or source: https://news.err.ee/745204/nihd-health-welfare-inequality-remains-high-across-estonian-counties
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

There are significant regional differences in the field of health and welfare in Estonia, it appears from county overviews published by the National Institute for Health Development (NIHD) on Wednesday. "General trends are similar in several places in ...