Slovakia imposes COVID restrictions to get ready for omicron
Slovakia has limited access to what the government considers the most risky events and public gatherings as the country gets ready for the highly infectious omicron coronavirus variant (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Slovakia eases COVID measures as omicron surge yet to hit
Slovakia has been easing coronavirus restrictions after a decline in new infections while the fast-spreading omicron variant is yet to fully hit the country (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 rapid lateral flow test kit instructions: throat and nose test, UKHSA (updated 10th January 2022)
How to do a rapid throat and nose test for COVID-19 and report the results. This test is only for people who do not have symptoms of COVID-19. 10 January 2022Added updated version of'Step-by-step guide to COVID-19 self-testing for throat and nose test'(English). 8 November 2021Added information on ordering a rapid lateral flow test. Added Dari, Farsi, Hindi, Pashto and Slovak translations. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does resilience mediate the association of adverse early childhood experiences with emotional and behavioural problems? - Lackova Rebicova M, Dankulincova Veselska Z, Husarova D, Madarasova Geckova A, Jansen DEMC, van Dijk JP, Reijneveld SA.
OBJECTIVES: To explore the role of resilience as a mediator in the association between adverse childhood experiences (ACE) and emotional and behavioural problems (EBP) among adolescents. METHODS: We used data from the Slovak 2018 Health Behaviour i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Head impacts in youth national hockey leagues in Slovakia: a retrospective analysis of four seasons - Majdan M, Toth I, Barila P, Peracek P, Perackova J, Parnican S, Cente M, Filipcik P.
The objective of this study was to estimate the incidence of head impacts in the Under 18 (U18) and Under 20 (U20)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Slovakia to pay people over 60 if they are vaccinated
Slovakia’s Parliament has approved a plan to give people 60 and older up to 300 euros ($339) if they are vaccinated against COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Slovakia eases virus lockdown but not for the unvaccinated
Slovakia’s government has eased the current lockdown for vaccinated people and those who have recovered from COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Slovakia in lockdown records new daily record in infections
Coronavirus cases in Slovakia have hit a daily record. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Live updates: Slovakia may give cash to some who get vaccine
Slovakia’s government has proposed a plan to give people 60 and older a 500-euro ($568) bonus if they get vaccinated against COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Slovakia eyes bonus to boost vaccinations for 60 and overs
Slovakia’s government has proposed a plan to give people 60 and older a 500-euro ($568) bonus if they get vaccinated against COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Slovakia approves 2-week nationwide lockdown as virus surges
The Slovak government has approved a two-week national lockdown amid a record surge of coronavirus infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Slovakia mulls lockdown amid record surge of infections
Slovakia has set another record for coronavirus infections as the government discusses whether to impose a national lockdown to tame the surge (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Slovakia proposes lockdown amid record infection surge
Slovakia’s leaders have proposed a national lockdown as hospitals across the European Union country are hitting their limits amid a record surge of coronavirus infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Covid Surge ‘Worse Than Anything We’ve Seen’: Germany Mulls Tough Restrictions As Europe Targets Unvaccinated With Lockdown, Compulsory Shots
Vaccine holdouts in Austria will soon face a $4,000 fine, while unvaccinated people in Germany, Slovakia and Czechia are barred from public services, events and restaurants. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Policy /policy Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Coronavirus Source Type: news

Czechs, Slovaks target unvaccinated with new restrictions
The Czech and Slovak governments have approved new coronavirus restrictions that specifically target unvaccinated people amid a record surge of infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Czechs, Slovaks hit virus records, target the unvaccinated
The Czech Republic and Slovakia have both reported record daily new coronavirus cases (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Slovakia to restrict the unvaccinated to tame COVID surge
Slovakia is planning to limit movement of the non-vaccinated people in an effort to tame the latest wave of coronavirus infections that has caused a “critical” situation in the country’s hospitals (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Slovakia rejects proposed law restricting access to abortion
Lawmakers in Slovakia have narrowly rejected proposed legislation that would have tightened access to abortion in the European Union country (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The association of family-related adversity with fighting in adolescents: does hopelessness mediate this association? - Mackova J, Dankulincova Veselska Z, Madarasova Geckova A, Jansen D, van Dijk JP, Reijneveld SA.
OBJECTIVES: To explore the association of family-related adversities with physical fighting, and whether this association is mediated by hopelessness. METHODS: The sample consisted of 3712 Slovak adolescents (mean age: 13.9, 50.7% girls). Participa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Daily COVID-19 infections jump in Czech Republic, Slovakia
Coronavirus cases have soared to a new record high in Slovakia, with some hospitals having to move COVID-19 patients elsewhere in the country because they couldn’t take any more (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 rapid lateral flow test kit instructions: throat and nose test, UK Health Security Agency (updated 8th November 2021)
How to do a rapid throat and nose test for COVID-19 and report the results. This test is only for people who do not have symptoms of COVID-19. 8 November 2021Added information on ordering a rapid lateral flow test. Added Dari, Farsi, Hindi, Pashto and Slovak translations. 23 September 2021Updated guides and translations; amended information about test kit instructions in the details section. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slovaks expand restrictions, plan more amid record surge
Slovakia has expanded strict coronavirus restrictions to nearly half of the country amid a record surge of infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New CDC Covid-19 Warnings: Avoid Travel To Russia, Belgium, Slovakia, Burkina Faso
Additionally, Poland went from moderate to high Covid-19 risk. But situations in Fiji and Jamaica have improved. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Lifestyle /lifestyle Travel /travel business pharma Source Type: news

The construction of threats by intelligence agencies: analysing the language of official documents in Slovakia - Kovanic M.
Intelligence agencies play a prominent role in the production of knowledge about national security threats and their evaluation. This function is not just a value-neutral technical activity, but a social and political action. The purpose of this article is... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Restaurants closed in parts of Slovakia amid COVID-19 surge
Slovakia has reimposed coronavirus restrictions in the hardest-hit parts of the country amid the latest surge of infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

CDC: Norway, Bulgaria Now ‘Very High Risk’ For Travel Due To Covid-19
CDC also raised the risk level for three other destinations. Singapore and Slovakia went from Level 2 to 3. And Equatorial Guinea jumped up to 3 from Level 1. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Lifestyle /lifestyle Travel /travel business pharma Source Type: news

Pope visit a sign of inclusion for Slovakia's excluded Roma
KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Pope Francis traveled to the far east of Slovakia on Tuesday to meet with the country’s Roma in a gesture of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: how to stay safe and help prevent the spread, Cabinet Office (updated 13th September 2021)
Find out how to stay safe and help prevent the spread of coronavirus. 13 September 2021The following languages have been added or updated to reflect the latest step 4 guidance. - Arabic - Bengali - Farsi - Gujarati - Hindi - Polish - Punjabi Gurmukhi - Punjabi Shahmukhi - Slovak - Somali - Urdu - Welsh - French - Portuguese - Tamil We removed reference to Enhanced Response Areas as these were out of date. 31 August 2021Removed Darlington Borough Council, Durham County Council, Gateshead Council, Hartlepool Borough Council, Middlesbrough Council, Newcastle City Council, North Tyneside Council, Northumberland County Coun...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pictures of alleged 5G iPhone 13 Pro case reveal larger camera module, thicker body and more
Photos of an iPhone 13 Pro Case published by a blog in Slovakia revealed some of the changes being made to the iPhone 13 series... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Use of hallucinogens in Slovakia: does it differ from global trends? - Luka čovič M, Masaryk R.
BACKGROUND: People have been using hallucinogens for thousands of years and interest in these substances has grown in recent years. The aim of this study was to determine the basic socio-demographic data, preferences, experiences, and attitudes associated ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The wokest gym in Britain: Bikes work the lights. The gym kit is made of ocean waste
Michal Homola, 37, who was a snowboard instructor in Slovakia, set up eco-gym Terra Hale in London three years ago. Anna Maxted gives verdict on a session at the branch in West London. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Geometry influence of far-side wall of tunnel emergency bay on the traffic safety - Kolla E, Adamov á V, Demčáková L.
Goal of the road safety inspection in the Slovak Republic according to the Act 249/2011 Coll. is to assess the safety level of roads and motorways and to identify potential weak points from the road safety point of view. The results of road safety inspecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Analysis of traffic accidents in selected period in the Žilina Region and proposal of security measures - Molovčáková N, Adamová V, Soltes V.
The article deals with the analysis of traffic accidents for a certain period in 2020 with a comparison with the year 2019. The basis is the evaluation for the specified period in 2020 for the whole of Slovakia and also for the Žilina region. It further a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19): providing unpaid care, DHSC (updated 8th July 2021)
Information for people who are caring, unpaid, for friends or family during the coronavirus outbreak. 8 July 2021Added translations of the guidance in Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, Gujarati, Hindi, Polish, Punjabi (Gurmukhi and Shamukhi), Slovak, Somali, Urdu and Welsh. Also added easy-read and large-print versions in English. 21 June 2021Updates made to guidance in line with minor changes on the 21st June in restrictions. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research on the use of mobile devices and headphones on pedestrian crossings--pilot case study from Slovakia - Mikusova M, Wachnicka J, Żukowska J.
The topic of the use of mobile devices and headphones on pedestrian crossings is much less explored in comparison to the use of the mobile phone while driving. Recent years have seen many discussions on this issue, especially in foreign countries. The Slov... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Statistical evaluation of BIS-11 and DAQ tools in the field of traffic psychology - Čulík K, Kalašová A.
This paper focuses on the statistical evaluation of two independent research tools in the field of traffic psychology. Our research focuses on young drivers in the Slovak Republic and conducts an international comparison. At present, these young drivers ma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Alcohol use and its affordability in adolescents in Slovakia between 2010 and 2018: girls are less adherent to policy measures - Ochaba R, Ba ška T, Bašková M.
BACKGROUND: The article analyzes selected indicators of alcohol use (weekly use, drunkenness within last month) and the ability of adolescents to buy alcohol in Slovakia between 2010 and 2018. METHODS: Health Behavior in School-Aged Children (HBSC)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Slovakia becomes 2nd EU country to approve Russia's Sputnik
Slovakia has become the second European Union country to authorize use of the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Russia ’s Sputnik Diplomacy
This article was originally published in the community blog Persuasion.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   Excerpt: The writer is a journalist and managing editor of Armando.info, an investigative journalism site. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Valentina Lares Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Slovakia plans to keeping using AstraZeneca despite pause
Slovakia's health minister says the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine should remain part of his country's vaccination program (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Slovakia eyes using Russia's Sputnik V; waits for results
Slovakia’s government is set to discuss the possible use of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine with Russia after it was successfully tested in a Hungarian lab (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Slovakia expels three Russian diplomats, cites abuse of visas
Slovakia said on Monday it has expelled three staff at the Russian embassy in Bratislava whilst citing an abuse of Slovak visas, which... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hungary to assist Slovakia in inspection of Russian vaccine
Slovakia’s deputy prime minister has asked Hungary for help inspecting doses of the Russian-made COVID-19 vaccine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Russia wants Slovakia to return its Sputnik V vaccines
Russia has asked Slovakia to return its Sputnik V vaccine shots “due to multiple contract violations.” (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Validation and adaptation of the Slovak version of the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (CTQ) - Petrikova M, Kascakova N, Furstova J, Hasto J, Tavel P.
BACKGROUND: Previous research has shown a strong relationship between childhood trauma and worsened physical and mental health. The Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (CTQ) is a commonly used tool assessing early traumatic experiences. The aim of this study wa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Slovak premier resigns to end crisis over Russian vaccine
A secret deal to buy Russia’s coronavirus vaccine triggered a political crisis. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Slovak coalition party completes withdrawal from government
A party in Slovakia’s ruling coalition has completed its withdrawal from the government amid a political crisis triggered by a secret deal to buy Russia’s coronavirus vaccine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Head of Slovakia party resigns over crisis around Sputnik V
The leader of one of the parties in Slovakia’s ruling coalition has resigned his government to help open the way for a reconstituted Cabinet amid a political crisis triggered by a secret deal to buy Russia’s coronavirus vaccine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 Cases Are Rising in Europe, and the Vaccine Rollout Is Lagging. How Did It All Go So Badly Wrong?
Europe was one of the first regions to be hit hard by COVID-19 last spring. In mid-May 2020, the World Health Organization declared it the “epicenter” of the pandemic, with more reported cases and deaths than the rest of the world combined. From there, in many ways, the European experience of COVID-19 mirrored the U.S. and its neighbor the U.K., two of the other worst-hit parts of the globe: In the summer, many bars, restaurants and clubs reopened their doors, and international visitors were welcomed back. Then cases began to surge again in the autumn and winter, in large part thanks to the holidays, and lockdo...
Source: TIME: Health - March 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeline Roache Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Londontime Source Type: news

Population preparedness for disasters and extreme weather events as a predictor of building a resilient society: the Slovak Republic - Titko M, Ristvej J, Zamiar Z.
The current increase and severity of the natural disasters whose effects on the public health are likely to be even more extreme and complex, requires enhancing and developing the disaster preparedness on the population level. In order to be able to do so,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news