• Opinion: A First - Nine Opposition Parties Agree On Long-Range Healthcare Priorities

    Opinion: A First - Nine Opposition Parties Agree On Long-Range Healthcare Priorities

    • 20 Sep 2017 8:00 AM

    Today was an extraordinary day, one that few people believed would ever come to pass. All nine opposition parties, including Jobbik, signed onto a “national healthcare minimum,” a document that outlines the basic steps that must be taken to salvage the sinking ship of Hungarian healthcare. Fidesz was also invited to the discussions that preceded the final act of approval, but the government party refused to participate.

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  • WHO: Hungary Spends Little On Health

    WHO: Hungary Spends Little On Health

    • 15 Sep 2017 8:58 AM

    The World Health Organisation recommends that countries not allow their citizens to cover more than 15% of total health care costs from private funds, Regional Director for Europe Zsuzsa Jakab told the group’s conference in Budapest yesterday.

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  • No Air Quality Monitors In Budapest

    No Air Quality Monitors In Budapest

    • 13 Sep 2017 10:02 AM

    The 12 air pollution monitoring stations in Budapest have been unable to provide data since August 18, the environmental NGO Levegõ Munkacsoport warned on its website.

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  • Asbestos Cement Found In City Park Not A Health Risk, Says Városliget Zrt

    Asbestos Cement Found In City Park Not A Health Risk, Says Városliget Zrt

    • 4 Sep 2017 10:00 AM

    The asbestos cement found at a construction site in the City Park does not constitute a direct risk to health, the company responsible for the site, Városliget Zrt., said on Thursday. During demolition of the Petőfi Csarnok concert venue, all materials containing asbestos were removed by experts, the company’s statement said.

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