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Two expensive drugs, romiplostim and eltrombopag, will be 100% covered by CASS (Caixa Andorrana de Seguretat Social)

Two expensive drugs, romiplostim and eltrombopag, will be 100% covered by CASS (Caixa Andorrana de Seguretat Social). This proposal was submitted by the minister of Health of Andorra, Carlos Alvarez, and approved by the Andorran government.

Both drugs are used to treat chronic diseases associated with an abnormal decrease in platelet count.

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Andorra celebrated National Police Day on 12th June

The Andorran Prime Minister, Antoni Martí, and the Andorran minister of Justice, Social and Internal Affairs, Xavier Espot, took part at the celebration of the Andorran Police Day. Antony Marti noted that the Andorran police had been rapidly evolving, specializing in anti-money laundering and international crime, as well as cooperating with the police units of …

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The fishing season 2018 starts in Andorra on 30th June

The fishing season 2018 starts in Andorra on 30th June. Earlier it was planned to start the season on 16th June. However, due to an unprecedented snowy winter and cold spring, the start of the season was postponed.

Last year, the fishing season in Andorra started on 17th June and lasted until 15th October.

Intensive fishing was …

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All foreign citizens visiting Russia for the Football World Cup, are strongly recommended to vaccinate against measles, rubella and mumps

All foreign citizens visiting Russia for the Football World Cup, are strongly recommended to vaccinate against measles, rubella and mumps, reports World Health Organization (WHO). The vaccination should be made at least 15 days before a trip to Russia.

The Football World Cup will last from June 14 to July 15 and can attract up to …

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Andorra would finance the machines necessary to monitor glucose in patients with diabetes

Diabetic patients celebrate the extended health coverage of the CASS (National Health Insurance of Andorra).

The president of the Diabetics Association, Machu Jethani, believes that this will put Andorra at the forefront of healthcare.

Carles Álvarez, Minister of Health and Odile Sarroca presenting the new health coverage for diabetics. The announcement made by Government last week that from …

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