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Strengthening of the Blood Safety System in the National Blood Transfusion Service - Implementation of the European Union IPA Project - at the Institute for Transfusion Medicine of the Republic of Macedonia

References 1. WHO: Blood Transfusion Safety. http://www.who.int/bloodsafety/en/ 2. Directive 2002/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 January 2003 setting standards of quality and safety for the collection, testing, processing, storage and distribution of human blood and blood components and amending Directive 2001/83/EC. [Official Journal of European Union, L33 of 08/02/2003] 3. Commission Directive 2005/62/EC of 30 September 2005 implementing Directive 2002/98/EC of the European

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Cocaine-induced myocardial injury

References [1] European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. European Drug Report 2018: Trends and Developments. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2019. [2] EMCDDA. Emergency health consequences of cocaine use in Europe. A review of the monitoring of drug-related acute emergencies in 30 European countries, Technical report, Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction; 2014. [3] Volkow ND. National Institute on Drug Abuse. Cocaine: Abuse and Addiction; Washington, DC: US Department of Health and

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Primary prevention strategy for cardiovascular disease in Lithuania
(“A Funding Programme for the Screening and Preventive Management of the High Cardiovascular Risk Individuals” – main results: 2006–2017 years)

, Petersen S, Rayner M. Economic burden of cardiovascular diseases in the enlarged European Union. Eur Heart J 2006l;27(13):1610–9.

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A new project: a re-launch of strategy

early diagnostics in Romania supported by the National Program for the Supervision and Fight against Tuberculosis (PNPSCT) and is coordinated by the “Marius Nasta” Pneumoftiziology Institute in order to ensure the early, active detection of TB patients. This part of the project was welcomed in the context that TB is a major public health problem in Romania, with the highest incidence of disease among all countries of the European Union ( 1 ). Of course, if we make a short history of the problems faced by pneumologists in the years after 1989 in the country and in

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Pulmonary tuberculosis with atypical presentation because of unknown previous HIV infection – case report

pathogens. According to WHO data, the risk of developing active TB is about 20–37 times higher among PLH especially in endemic countries compared to a 10% risk in HIV-negative people. Still, one-quarter of the estimated 2 million HIV-related deaths worldwide in 2008 were because of TB infections. TB is also the leading cause of death for PLH in low- and middle-income countries ( 4 ). Today, the value of the global incidence (new cases and relapses) of TB in our country is the highest in the European Union and one of the highest in the WHO European Region (fifth place

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Health-related quality of life in Croatian general population and multiple myeloma patients assessed by the EORTC QLQ-C30 and EORTC QLQ-MY20 questionnaires

Oncol 1998; 16: 1188-96. doi: 10.1200/JCO.1998.16.3.1188 10.1200/JCO.1998.16.3.1188 9508207 Hjermstad MJ Fayers PM Bjordal K Kaasa S Health related quality of life in the general Norwegian population assessed by the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Core Quality –of-Life Questionnaire: The QLQ=C30 (+3) J Clin Oncol 1998 16 1188 96 10.1200/JCO.1998.16.3.1188 26 Ministry of Regional Development and European Union Funds. Development index . [cited 2018 Jun 21]. Available at: https

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Point Prevalence Survey of Nosocomial Infections in University Hospital in Martin

protection in healthcare facilities. Point Prevalence Survey of Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Use in European Acute Care Hospitals, Pilot Protocol 3.3 - Codebook, ECDC, June 2010. IPSE, Improving Patient Safety in Europe, IPSE Annual Report 2005. Available on Internet: http://helics.univ-lyon1.fr/deliverables/IPSE_Annual_Report_2005_25oct06.pdf Point Prevalence Survey of Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Use in European Acute Care Hospitals, Pilot Protocol

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Point Prevalence Survey of Nosocomial Infections in University Hospital in Martin

References 1. Vyhláška MZ SR č. 553 / 2007 Z.z. ktorou sa ustanovujú podrobnosti o požiadavkách na prevádzku zdravotníckych zariadení z hľadiska ochrany zdravia. 2. Ducel, G.,Fabry, J., Nicolle, L. Prevention of hospital-acquired infections. A practical guide. 2 vyd. WHO, 2002. 64 s. [online ]. [cit. 2011-09-10]. Dostupné na internete: http://www.who.int/csr/resources/publications/drugresist/whocdscsreph200212.pdf 3. European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Point prevalence survey of

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Medical physics in Europe following recommendations of the International Atomic Energy Agency

rationales behind the recommendations as well as to limited extent also legislative backgrounds, mostly within recently published international documents and basic safety standards (BSS) – European Union Council Directive 2013/59/EURATOM (EU BSS Directive), European Commission RP 174 European Guidelines for Medical Physics Experts (EC RP 174), IAEA Radiation Protection and Safety of Radiation Sources: International Basic Safety Standards (IAEA IBSS) and IAEA Human Health Series No. 25, Roles and Responsibilities, and Education and Training Requirements for Clinically

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Functional Foods in Macedonia: Consumers’ Perspective and Public Health Policy

University, 2008. 11. European Parliament and the Council of the European Union.Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 December 2006 on nutrition and health claims made on foods. Brussels: Official Journal of the European Union L 12, 2007. 12. Verhagen H, Vos E, Francl S, Heinonen M, van Loveren H.Status of nutrition and health claims in Europe. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2010; 501(1):6-15. 13. Christidis N, Tsoulfa G, Varagunam M, Babatzimopoulou M. A cross sectional study of consumer

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