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New Publication: Report on the Health Care for Asylum-seeking Children in the Netherlands (in Dutch)

Date:26 July 2016
Author:GHLG Blog
The report titled “Quickscan Gezondheidszorg asielzoekerskinderen in Nederland” was commissioned and published by the UNICEF-led Working Group on Children in Asylum Seeker Centres (Werkgroep Kind in azc).

Recent changes in the Spanish health care system from a right to health perspective

Date:19 August 2015
Author:GHLG Blog
In 2012, Spain adopted significant legislative changes with regard to the universal right to health care. Due to these changes, the universal right to health care is currently at risk. In order to allow for a better understanding of the relevance of these measures, I will briefly outline the evolution of the Spanish National Healthcare System (NHS) as well as the recent changes.

Global increase in Caesarian sections

Date:18 August 2015
Author:GHLG Blog
The Economist of August 15th 2015 reports that globally, Caesarian sections are on the rise. The most extreme example is Brazil, where in 2013 57% of births were by Caesarian section.

Health legislation in developing countries must be improved

Date:08 May 2015
Author:GHLG Blog
Brigit Toebes – ‘Take the fairly strong tobacco legislation. Many countries don’t have this. So what you see is that the tobacco industry is searching for new markets, developing and middle-income countries.