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Andorra and Spain signed an agreement to develop a bone marrow donation program

The government of Andorra approved the signing of an agreement on the development of a bone marrow donation program between the Ministry of Health of the Principality and the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of Spain.

This program will be implemented with the participation of the National Transplant Organization (ONT), the Catalan Transplantation Organization (OCATT), …

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The call for a second public national competition to carry out work on the creation of a staff changing room and improvement of circulation circuits of the surgical block from the Hospital of Our Lady of Meritxell is approved

The Council of Ministers today approved, at the proposal of the Territorial Minister, Jordi Torres, the call for a second public national competition to carry out work on the creation of a staff changing room and improvement of circulation circuits of the surgical block from the Hospital of Our Lady of Meritxell.

The new project drafted …

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A cooperation agreement for the promotion of blood donation has been signed between Spain and Andorra

A cooperation agreement for the promotion of blood donation has been signed between Spain and Andorra

On Thursday 20th September, Andorra’s Minister of Health, Carles Alvarez, signed a cooperation agreement with his Spanish counterpart, Maria Luisa Carcedo, to promote blood donation and obtain blood components for transfusions.

The meeting aimed to ensure reciprocal and effective cooperation between …

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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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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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