Dentists not happy with price listHealth
- Estonia – a country, where the poor go to work sickHealthThe government’s 2009 decision to cease paying compensation for the first three days of sick leave hit the hardest the low wage earners, who went to work sick – the amount of sick leave taken was suddenly halved. This emerges from the doctor’s paper Evelyn Aaviksoo recently defended in Tartu University.
- Ossinovski drops gas stations alcohol banLocal NewsEven though Minister of Health Care and Labor Jevgeni Ossinovski said alcohol would disappear from gas stations as recently as late December, the ministry has now introduced draft legislation that does not include the ban and exempts small shops from moving alcohol out of sight. Changes will, however, ban alcohol advertisements on social media.
- Estonia has fewer HIV-positive people than thoughtHealthEstonia's first place in Europe in terms of HIV-positive people per capita is among the country's most tragic calling cards and one it might not soon leave behind as doctors say the capacity to find HIV-positive people is still not sufficient. Estonia has registered 9,492 HIV-positive people as from December 30, which is the figure used everywhere.