Post-earthquake rapid damage assessment of road bridges in Glina County - Vla šić A, Srbić M, Skokandić D, Mandić Ivanković A.
In December 2020, a strong earthquake occurred in Northwestern Croatia with a magnitude of ML = 6.3. The epicenter of this earthquake was located in the town of Petrinja, about 50 km from Zagreb, and caused severe structural damage throughout Sisak-Moslavi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Multi-level sensing technologies in landslide research-Hrvatska Kostajnica Case Study, Croatia - Podolszki L, Kosovi ć I, Novosel T, Kurečić T.
In March 2018, a landslide in Hrvatska Kostajnica completely destroyed multiple households. The damage was extensive, and lives were endangered. The question remains: Can it happen again? To enhance the knowledge and understanding of the soil and rock beha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Croatia: Health System Review
Health Syst Transit. 2021 Nov;23(2):1-146.ABSTRACTThis analysis of the Croatian health system reviews developments in its organization and governance, financing, provision of services, health reforms and health system performance. Croatia has a mandatory social health insurance system with nearly universal population coverage and a generous benefits package. Although per capita spending is low when compared to other EU countries, the share of public spending as a proportion of current health expenditure is high and out-of-pocket payments are low. There are sufficient physical and human resources overall, but some more remo...
Source: Health systems in transition - January 7, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Aleksandar Dzakula Dorja Vo čanec Maja Banadinovic Maja Vajagic Karmen Lon čarek Iva Luka čevic Lovrenčic Dagmar Radin Bernd Rechel Source Type: news

Pediatricians' knowledge of emergency management of dental injuries and use of mouthguards: a cross-sectional survey - Tadin A, Delic D, Delic Jukic IK, Gorseta K, Gavi ć L.
This study aimed to evaluate Croatian pediatricians' knowledge and practice regarding dental injuries management and the use of mouthguards as means of prot... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The sense of coherence and subjective well-being as resources of resilience in the time of stressful situations: CoViD-19 outbreak and earthquakes - Mati ć I, Takšić I, Božičević M.
BACKGROUND: The coronavirus outbreak was labeled a global pandemic by the WHO in March 2020. Simultaneously, an earthquake of 5.5 hit Croatia's capital Zagreb. The present study investigated the association between the sense of coherence, subjective well-b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Croatia confirms first 2 cases of omicron variant in country
Croatian health authorities have confirmed the first two cases of the new omicron variant in the country (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Austria ’s Plan to Make COVID-19 Vaccines Compulsory Is Dividing Citizens — and Experts
Grappling with Europe’s punishing fourth wave of COVID-19, Austria’s government took bold steps to combat the spread of the disease on Friday — not merely sending the country back into lockdown for three weeks, but also announcing the first national COVID-19 vaccine mandate in the western world. Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg says the mandate, due to enter into force on Feb. 1, is needed to boost a stagnant vaccination campaign. Just over 69% of eligible people have received at least one dose, languishing about ten percentage points behind other wealthy western European countries. Authorities blame tha...
Source: TIME: Health - November 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ciara Nugent Tags: Uncategorized Austria COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Londontime Source Type: news

Violent protests break out in Europe over vaccine mandates, lockdowns
Demonstrators angry about the new measures gathered in Austria, Croatia, Italy, Northern Ireland, the French territory of Guadeloupe and the Netherlands to protest. #northernireland #guadeloupe #protests #demonstrators (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protests erupt over COVID restrictions in Austria, Italy, Croatia
Protesters rally against new restrictions and COVID-19 passes mandated in many European countries. #protests #protesters (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protests erupt over virus rules in Austria, Italy, Croatia
VIENNA — Tens of thousands of protesters, many from far-right groups, marched through Vienna on Saturday after the Austrian government announced a nationwide lockdown beginning Monday to contain... #protests #tensofthousands #protesters #lockdown (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protests erupt over virus limits in Austria, Italy, Croatia
Tens of thousands of protesters, many from far-right groups, marched through Vienna on Saturday after the Austrian government announced a nationwide lockdown beginning Monday #protests #lockdown #protesters #tensofthousands #croatiatens (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protests erupt over virus rules in Austria, Italy, Croatia
Tens of thousands of protesters, many from far-right groups, marched in Vienna. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

NHS app will show proof of a third vaccination
A small but growing number of countries including Switzerland, Croatia and Israel are now requesting proof of boosters for arrivals vaccinated many months ago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Erratum to Who are people charged with rape in Croatian: the forensic psychiatric evaluation of people charged with rape -
Arbanas G, Marinovi ć P and Buzina N. Who are people charged with rape in Croatian: The forensic psychiatric evaluation of people charged with rape. Med Sci Law 2021; https://doi.org/10.1177/00258024211049849. The above referenced article was inadverte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Despite Croatia's virus surge, Russians fly in to get jabs
Despite its infection surge, Croatia is becoming a new favored destination for Russians seeking vaccination with Western jabs (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Croatia decides new restrictions as virus surges
Croatian authorities will limit gatherings and widen the use of COVID-19 passes to curb soaring infections after the numbers of infected people reached new records again on Friday (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Croatia plans new restrictions as virus surges
Croatian authorities will limit gatherings and widen the use of COVID-19 passes to curb soaring infections after the numbers of infected people reached new records again on Friday (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Italy, Croatia fight over who can use the name Prosecco
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Virus surge persists in Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia
Serbia is set to launch partial COVID-19 passes while Croatia and Slovenia reported high daily rates of infections as countries with low vaccination rates grapple with persisting virus surge (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Psychological effects of "double crisis" (CoViD-19 pandemic and earthquakes) on Croatian medical students - Romi ć I, Silovski H, Mance M, Pavlek G, Petrović I, Figl J, Grbavac D, Moric T, Romic R, Bakula B, Vulic A.
INTRODUCTION: In 2020. the COVID-19 pandemic presented an additional source of stress and anxiety not just to the general population but also to medical students who are, even under normal circumstances, constantly under pressure due to demanding student d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Who are people charged with rape in Croatian: the forensic psychiatric evaluation of people charged with rape - Arbanas G, Marinovi ć P, Buzina N.
INTRODUCTION: Sexual violence is a substantial public health problem that is associated with a major impact on victims, and in Croatia, more than half of reported cases of sexual violence involve rape. To help understand their general profiles and consider... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A case study of complex disasters within the resilience framework in Zagreb, Croatia: two earthquakes in one pandemic - Lucija S, Andro K, Marko C, Alexandra NI.
This paper is an analysis of complex crisis management and the importance of resilience on the example of co-occurring disasters. A resilience framework model was analyzed based on epidemiologic data and the interplay of several disasters; the COVID-19 pan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Amnesiac woman found bloodied and with no ID in Croatia was once a Hollywood jewelry designer
An amnesiac woman who was found bloodied and disoriented on a remote part of Croatia earlier this month was identified this week as a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Croatian police solve mystery of woman with no memory found on rock
Daniela Adamcova, say police, is a Slovakian who once lived in LA and designed jewellery for Hollywood stars (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why do we drop out? Typology of dropping out of high school - Ogresta J, Rezo I, Ko žljan P, Paré MH, Ajduković M.
We assessed how high school dropouts in Croatia interpret their school experiences and life circumstances, using semi-structured interviews of 20 young people, M (SD) = 18.4 (1.23) years, 63.6% male, based on questions following a chronological life course... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Croatia thrilled at summer season success despite COVID-19
Summer tourism has exceeded even the most optimistic expectations in Croatia this year (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Analysis of children's traffic behaviour at signalized crosswalks as a precondition for safe children routes design: a case study from croatia - Deluka-Tiblja š A, Šurdonja S, Ištoka Otković I.
Children pedestrians represent road users with some specifics because of which it is important to study and take into account their traffic behaviour when traffic infrastructure is designed. Design should ensure and enhance their traffic safety because for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Mass violence in Copper Age Europe: the massacre burial site from Poto čani, Croatia - Janković I, Balen J, Potrebica H, Ahern JCM, Novak M.
OBJECTIVES: To provide a comprehensive analysis of perimortem cranial injuries found on human remains from the Eneolithic (ca. 4200  BCE) mass grave discovered at Potočani, Croatia, to test if the assemblage is a result of a deliberate violent episode on... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Damage classification of residential buildings in historical downtown after the ML5.5 earthquake in Zagreb, Croatia in 2020 - Stepinac M, Louren ço PB, Atalić J, Kišiček T, Uroš M, Baniček M, Šavor Novak M.
A severe earthquake hit Zagreb on the March 22, 2020 (magnitude ML  = 5.5, with an epicenter 7 km north of the city center). During the COVID-19 lockdown, the event occurred and caused significant damage to the built environment and enormous disruption i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Bus swerves off road in Croatia; 10 killed, 45 injured
Croatian police say 10 people have been killed and at least 44 others injured when a bus swerved off a highway and crashed (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19's new victims: Doctors warn un-jabbed people make up the bulk of fatalities
Glenn Barrett, 51, was watching England v Croatia at a Grimsby social club when he probably contracted Covid-19. Three weeks later he was dead having earlier rejecting offers of a jab. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Croatia, Montenegro tighten virus rules in tourism season
Croatia and Montenegro have tightened rules against the new coronavirus along the Adriatic Sea coast amid a rise in infections and in effort to save the summer tourism season (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Discovery of nanosized molecules that might inhibit Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases
(Umea University) Nanosized molecules of a particular chemical element can inhibit the formation of plaque in the brain tissues. This new discovery by researchers at Ume å University, Sweden, in collaboration with researchers in Croatia and Lithuania, provides renewed hope for novel treatments of, for instance, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease in the long run. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Research rebuttal paper uncovers misuse of Holocaust datasets
(University of Illinois Grainger College of Engineering) Melkior Ornik, professor in the Dept. of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, analyzed the same datasets from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum that were used in a research paper that refutes the number of Holocaust victims from a concentration camp in Croatia. Ornik's rebuttal paper, debunking the researchers' findings, is published in the same journal, IEEE Access. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Croatia vs. Spain reaction: Alvaro Morata is putting his heart on the line
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists explain the crucial role of motor proteins in cell division
(Ruđer Bo š ković Institute) Proper chromosome segregation into two future daughter cells requires the mitotic spindle to elongate in anaphase. However, although some candidate proteins are implicated in this process, the molecular mechanism that drives spindle elongation in human cells has been unknown, until now! Researchers at the Croatian Ru?er Bo š kovi? Institute (RBI) have discovered the exact molecular mechanism of bridging microtubules sliding and its role in proper distribution of genetic material during cell division. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diuretics are most cost effective first-line antihypertensives in Croatia
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - June 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

2020 double crisis in Croatia: earthquakes in the time of COVID-19 - Mar šanić VB, Dobrović N, Tadić MF, Flander GB.
The pandemic caused by COVID-19 has been an unprecedented health and social emergency worldwide during 2020 that still continues. Although the rate of COVID-19 infection among young children and adolescents is low, there are numerous pandemic-related me... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Research reveals oldest documented site of indiscriminate mass killing
(University of Wyoming) DNA, archaeological and skeletal evidence demonstrates an indiscriminate massacre and haphazard burial of 41 individuals from an early pastoralist community in what is now eastern Croatia 6,200 years ago. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prion diseases: new clues in the structure of prion proteins
(Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati) A new study carried out by SISSA - Scuola Internazionale Superiore di StudiAvanzati in collaboration with other institutions including Genos Glycoscience. Research Laboratory from Zagreb, Croatia and Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste,provides important information on the differences in structures of the prions, proteins responsible for diseases that at the state of the art are incurable. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 19, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news