Prague in Depth: Health - Introduction
Get to know the Czech health system
If you're living in the Czech Republic or planning on moving here, you'll probably want to familiarize yourself with the kinds of health issues that the country and its citizens face.
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Státní zdravotní ústav (National Institute of Public Health)
The SZÚ is a state-run healthcare establishment focused on basic preventive disciplines -- hygiene, epidemiology, microbiology and occupational medicine. Its main tasks are health promotion and protection, disease prevention and dealing with any impact the environment has on the health of the Czech population.
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Emergency room visits increase by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
December is the busiest due to flue season, August is least busy
Prague working on smog plan by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
New regulations should take effect next winter
Smoking ban becomes law by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
Czech restaurants will become no smoking May 31
Smog situation is back by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
The city may reconsider free public transportation if it gets worse
Smog covers much of the Czech Republic by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
Cold temperatures have trapped dust particles in the air
Flu casualties increase by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
Hospitals in affected areas are banning visits to stop the disease
Flu season starts early by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
A large outbreak of flu is expected sooner than usual
Lower House approves smoking ban by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
The law may take effect in mid-2017 if it is approved by the Senate and president
Dentist Daniela Hájková will see the whole family by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
Finding an English-speaking dentist who will also take children can be difficult
Hepatitis A cases hit South Moravia by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV
Hygienists urge people to wash their hands this holiday season
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