Some 3,000 asylum-seekers now pass through former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia daily – UNICEF
The number of “exhausted and desperate” women and children making their way from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq through the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia seeking refuge in Europe has tripled in the past three months, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said today. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - September 1, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Macedonia: MSF helps 10 people wounded by stun grenades
An MSF mobile medical team operating in the Idomeni area on the border between Macedonia (FYROM) and Greece received 10 people on Friday with wounds from stun grenades fired by Macedonian border troops. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - August 25, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Nick Source Type: news

Weekend Roundup: Fate of Iran Deal Twists in the Wind
In the dog days of late summer in the northern hemisphere, the fate of the deal that would curb Iran's capacity to produce nuclear weapons twists in the wind. The ongoing uncertainty has revealed just how hard it is for U.S. President Barack Obama to establish his authority over the U.S. Congress and America's allies. The robust public debate over the controversial deal in Iran also reveals it is a much more open society than its Arab counterparts in the region. Seyed Hossein Mousavian, a former head of the foreign relations committee of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, envisions a new era of relations between Ir...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 22, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

MSF Treats People Wounded by Macedonian Border Troops
Field newsMSF Treats People Wounded by Macedonian Border Troops August 21, 2015 A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) mobile medical team operating in the Idomeni area on the border between the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) and Greece today received ten people with wounds from stun grenades fired by Macedonian border troops. The area is currently in a state of chaos, with 3,000 migrants and refugees being violently prevented from crossing the border by Macedonian troops. Tear gas has been used to disperse crowds, and there is widespread fear, panic, and frustration among the refu...
Source: MSF News - August 21, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Voice of America: MSF: Migrants Stranded in Greece
In the NewsVoice of America: MSF: Migrants Stranded in Greece July 09, 2015 Constance Theisen describes the crisis along the border between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, where thousands of migrants and refugees are stranded. View external media. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - July 9, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Tim Shenk Source Type: news

Greece: Thousands of migrants in precarious conditions at the border of FYRO Macedonia
During the last week, the number of migrants and refugees stranded in the forests around the village of Idomeni on the border between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has increased tenfold. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - July 9, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Rob Source Type: news

Greece: Migrants and Refugees Blocked in Precarious Conditions
Field newsGreece: Migrants and Refugees Blocked in Precarious Conditions July 07, 2015 During the last week, the number of migrants and refugees stranded in the shrubby forests around the village of Idomeni on the border between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) increased tenfold. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is providing medical consultations, psychological support, and relief items, and is now also planning to reinforce its activities in the area by launching an additional mobile team. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - July 7, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Editorial Intern Source Type: news

Use of medicines from the group of benzodiazepines in the period of 2003-2013 year in the Republic of Macedonia - Petrushevska T, Velik Stefanovska V.
AIM: The aim of this study was to analyze the use of benzodiazepines in the period of 2003-2013 year in the Republic of Macedonia (MKD). METHOD: The study was cross sectional and analyzes the available data on the use of benzodiazepines in the coun... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 24, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Relationship between ADHD and depression among university students in Macedonia - Panevska LS, Zafirova-Ivanovska B, Vasilevska K, Isjanovska R, Kadri H.
INTRODUCTION: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobehavioral developmental disorder usually diagnosed in children, with appearance of the first symptoms before the age of seven years. The disorder is characterized by inattention and/o... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 24, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Health Care's New Social and Structural Transformation
In 334 B.C., Alexander the Great, having triumphed in Macedonia and Greece, visited Troy en route to his Asian campaign. Although we know he visited the tomb of Achilles (whom he had admired, like no other, since reading Homer as a child) with his trusted general and friend, Hephaestion, there is no significant recorded detail about his time there. However, knowing what we do about Alexander and his sense of predestination, it might well have gone something like this: Alexander purposefully strode into the ruins of Achille’s tomb, then suddenly stopped. He slowly turned his head from side to side, and then upward &n...
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 3, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Roy Smythe Source Type: news

Woman Slaps Period Pads All Over Her Town For A Very Important Reason
In September, Elonë Kastratia noticed a tweet with a powerful statement: imagine if men were as disgusted with rape as they are with periods— #StayStrongLeah (@cutequeer96) September 29, 2014 The message got Kastratia thinking. And with International Women's Day being celebrated March 8, she decided to print that feminist message and a few others on sanitary napkins and post them on traffic signs all over Karlsruhe, Germany, where she lives. "I'm not sure if its illegal, but seriously I don't care [because] they are easy to [take off]," she wrote on Instagram. Today A photo posted by ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 11, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug-related deaths between 2002 and 2013 with accent to methadone and benzodiazepines - Petrushevska T, Jakovski Z, Poposka V, Stefanovska VV.
AIM: The aim of the study is to assess the trends of overdose and drug related fatalities in the Republic of Macedonia during the 11 years. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Cross-sectional retrospective survey and reviewed of postmortem toxicological analyses which e... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 6, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Apollo Hospitals inks pact with Republic of Macedonia
Apollo Hospitals Group has signed a agreement with the Republic of Macedonia to develop healthcare services in the Southeastern European nation. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - February 20, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ireland stumbles on international health service rankings
Latest rankings show Irish healthcare has fallen behind Macedonia, Estonia, Italy and Slovakia (Source: The Irish Times - Health)
Source: The Irish Times - Health - January 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news