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04 Sep 2019
Based on the World Health Organisation research Greece’s new government plans to increase vaccination rates as measles exits again in the country. The Minister of Health plans to raise awareness and to improve vaccine coverage of the population. “...
03 Jun 2019
Kosovo has the highest child vaccination rates in Europe, according to a report by the Kosovo Institute of National Health (IKSHPK), which was published in early June. As Europe faces outbreaks of measles and other contagious diseases, the child...
27 May 2019
Eurochild member, Nossa Senhora do Bom Sucesso Foundation (NSBSFoundation), which has promoted health and child development for all since 1951, is behind this award-winning project. The Foundation promotes healthy child development through: health...
26 Apr 2019
In Serbia, for a long time, one of the main themes is Immunization of children, since in the 2017, the largest epidemic of morbils in the last 25 years has erupted. In the last year in Serbia, the courts issued 119 convictions to parents for failing...
18 Mar 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria announced that the Health and Sport Directorates of the Municipality of Varna will launch eight new health programs this year. Among them is the Hippotherapy and Rehabilitation of Children with Disabilities...
18 Jan 2019
The National Network for Children (Bulgaria) shared that a WHO Initiative presented its COSI (Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative) report at the end of 2018. The report has presented its results for 10 years now and has included more than 300,...
27 Sep 2018
The European Network of Ombudspersons for Children (ENOC) discussed ‘Children’s Rights and wellbeing, promoting mental health’ at its 22nd annual conference on 19-20 September in Paris. ENOC Chair Tuomas Kurttila from Finland stressed the...
21 Sep 2018
Eurochild is part of the consortium that will carry out a feasibility study of a Child Guarantee for vulnerable children together with a team of researchers and experts. The study aims to examine how a specific funding programme (i.e. a Child...
15 May 2018
The Health Ministry has published a new regulation stipulating that the consent of parents or guardians for counseling, prophylactic examinations or research of young people would no longer be required. This Ordinance applies to children aged 16 and...
19 Apr 2018
Prof. Dr. Ivailo Tournev will receive Medical Oscar for an extensive contribution in the field on 15th May during the annual awards for "humanism and responsibility of doctors, hospitals, clinics and teams with proven significant achievements in the...

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