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World No Tobacco Day 31 May 2020

„ Protecting youth from industry manipulation and preventing them from tobacco and nicotine use „If your product killed 8 million people each year, you’d also target a new generation“ This year the theme of World No Tobacco Day 2020 is protection of younger generations, protecting them from the campaigns of ...

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020 April 28 2020.

„Stop the pandemic – Safety and health at work can save lives“ This year World Day for Safety and Health at Work focuses on infection diseases at work, particularly COVID-19 pandemic, that poses a great challenge for governments, employers, workers and the whole society. Due to the special circumstance related ...

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October, breast cancer awareness month

How to reduce your breast cancer risk? What can you do to reduce your risk of breast cancer? Some risk factors, such as hereditary factors, cannot be changed. However, there are lifestyle changes you can take to reduce your risk.And of course, regardless of the risk, regular check-ups are a must. ...

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New Treatment for Highly Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (TB) was Approved

In August 2019, Pretomanid, drug developed by the non-profit organization, TB Alliance, has received U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approval for treatment of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis or treatment-intolerant/non-responsive multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in combination regimen with bedaquiline and linezolid. Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is caused by an organism that is resistant to at ...

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World No Tobacco Day 31 May 2019 „Tobacco and Lung Health“

„Don’t let tobacco take your breath away“ The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided that the focus of this year World No Tobacco Day is tobacco and its influence on lung health. Although the adverse effects on lung due to tobacco are well known, these diseases are still the leading ...

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Average salaries in healthcare and tobacco industry

According to the data of the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia, the average net salary in Serbia in February 2019 was 52,426 dinars, and by activities: for health employees 57,465 dinars. for employees in tobacco products production 96.616 dinars. CONCLUSION: Employees living on tobacco production had a 68% ...

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Association “Health Mission” participated in TB Europe Coalition/European Respiratory Society (TBEC/ERS) Workshop

Association “Health Mission” participated in the Capacity building and advocacy workshop related to people centered TB care jointly organized by the TB Europe Coalition and European Respiratory Society in Zagreb, Croatia, 16-17 April 2019. The workshop gathered civil society organizations and health care professionals from across the Balkan region. The two-day ...

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World TB Day ’’It’s time for action!“

Each year, we remember World Tuberculosis (TB) Day on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to step up efforts to the society towards end TB as the global public health problem. TB remains the world’s deadliest infectious killer. Each ...

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