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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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A family is admitted to Andorran hospital after being poisoned

A family is admitted to Andorran hospital after being poisoned

Four people are seriously ill after eating a poisonous plant in Andorra

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A family with severe  symptoms of poisoning, was admitted to the Nostra Senyora de Meritxell Hospital after eating a toxic plant.  This plant is known by various different names such as monkshood …

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The Ministry of Health of Andorra joins the celebration of the World Antibiotic Awareness Week

The Ministry of Health of Andorra joins the celebration of the World Antibiotic Awareness Week, which will be celebrated from 13th November. As the World Health Organization (WHO) notes, “antibiotics are an invaluable way to fight infectious diseases caused by bacteria, but the unreasonable consumption of these drugs provokes an addiction to the body in …

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New law on the rights and duties of doctors and patients in the health system was adopted by the parliament of Andorra on 27th October

The Minister of Health of Andorra Carlos Àlvarez and the Secretary of State of Andorra, Joan León, reported on the main principles of the new law on the rights and duties of doctors and patients in the health system, which was unanimously adopted by the parliament of Andorra on 27th October.

According to the minister, the …

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The first working group’s meeting on creating infrastructure for the treatment of cancer took place in Andorra

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The first working group’s meeting on creating infrastructure for the treatment of cancer took place in Andorra.

The Government of Andorra, at the suggestion of the minister of Health of the principality, Carles Alvarez, decided to conduct an analysis of the situation and develop a list of conditions for a tender to create …

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Andorra and Spain discussed the prospects of cooperation in the field of public health

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The minister of Health of Andorra Сarles Alvarez visited Madrid to discuss with his Spanish colleagues the possibilities for cooperation on issues related to organ transplantation, modern methods of therapy development as well as methods of treatment of infectious diseases.

The meeting, in particular, was attended by Secretary General of the Spanish health …

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Andorran delegation visited the medical rehabilitation center Guttmann de Badalona in Barcelona

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The Minister of justice, social and interior affairs Xavier Espot and the Secretary of state for social affairs Ester Fenoll visited the medical rehabilitation center Guttmann de Badalona in Barcelona. In particular, they visited the room of sensory stimulation, and the areas of neuropsychological and functional rehabilitation.

The government of Andorra and the …

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