The Minister of Health, Joan Martinez Benazet, informed the Government of the actions that are being taken in relation to the new Coronavirus identified in China and the situation in Andorra. He informed that since the start of the alert, the health authorities have proceeded to inform health professionals and reminded them of the appropriate …More
The Cabinet has approved, based on the proposal of the Minister of Justice and the Interior, Josep Maria Rossell, a decree on special authorization to practice the profession of a specialist doctor in family and community medicine during the winter season 2019-2020 in the ski slopes medical center in the area of Pas de la …More
The Ministry of Health has observed an increased number of cases since mid-December 2019. Since December 12, the Area for Health Promotion, Prevention and Surveillance has recorded a total of 46 suspected cases of mumps, with laboratory result for 42 (91.3%). Of these, 41 are positive (97.6%). The cases are mainly men (52.2%), with an …More
The Government approved the first quota of immigration authorisations for work without residence in 2013, with the aim of regulating a work authorization that provides legal coverage for Andorran companies that hire staff who effectively and permanently work and reside abroad.
At that time, 100 such authorizations were granted, of which a total of 98 had …More
The Andorran Ministry of Health, the State Insurance Service Company (CASS) and taxi service provider have concluded an agreement to provide an individual service for transporting patients who must receive treatment outside Andorra (if the medical services cannot be performed in Andorra).
It mainly relates to radiotherapy treatments.
The agreement allows patients to travel …More
The government of Andorra has approved a project aimed to reduce plastic waste created in mountain ecosystems, including mountain rivers.
The goal of the project is to prevent the accumulation of plastic waste in mountain ecosystems and their release into the sea.
The mission covers the Pyrenees of Catalonia, Andorra and France.
The project will assess the possible …More
The Cabinet has approved the modification of electricity tariffs for 2020. These new tariffs incorporate some changes aimed at promoting self-supply, making the rate more accessible for economically disadvantaged people and energy costs optimization by shifting the consumption to the times when it is cheaper. The new rates will be applied from January 1, 2020.
The Cabinet has approved the proposal of the Minister of Presidency, Economy and Business, Jordi Gallardo, the Decree on the shops opening on the day of the Constitution, on March 14, 2020. Although March 14 is a mandatory closure day, as foreseen by law, the Government may suspend the obligation to close when this day …More
The conference will take place on December 18, at 9.30, at the Chamber of Commerce of Andorra. It will be held by representatives of the Judicial Police and Criminal Investigation Area, such as the National Central Office (OCN), in accordance with the provisions of the Law 17/2013.
This Law is dedicated on the introduction of euro …More
Since last December, in order to facilitate early detection of the infection and make it accessible to the entire population, a rapid detection test is available in all primary care centers, free of charge and confidential.
Since then, a total of 32 rapid HIV infection screening tests have been performed, all negative.
The Ministry of Health insists …More