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3. Should hepatitis B vaccination be introduced into childhood immunisation programmes in northern Europe?
Infection with hepatitis B causes between 500,000 and 1.2 million deaths per year worldwide, and is the leading cause of liver cancer. Over 12 years ago, WHO recommended that universal childhood hepatitis B vaccination be implemented globally. Despite this, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and the UK have yet to implement such a policy and instead more...
the United Kingdom
Lancet Infect Dis, Vol: 7 Page: 410-9 June 2007
J. Zuckerman; J. van Hattum; M. Cafferkey; I. Gjorup; T. Hoel; M. L. Rummukainen; O. Weiland
4. The effect of health status on patients' satisfaction with out-of-hours care provided by a family doctor co-operative
BACKGROUND: Systems for providing primary care outside normal hours have changed significantly in Europe over the last 20 years. The impetus for this change has come almost entirely from the medical profession, and it is important to consider the patients' perspective. Although patient's satisfaction with out-of-hours care has been studied extensively, the effect of patient's health more...
Health service provision
Republic of Ireland
Fam Pract, Vol: 21 Page: 677-83 December 2004
L. G. Glynn; M. Byrne; J. Newell; A. W. Murphy