The new Agency will fill a gap in Poland, supporting medical progress through analysis, funding and research, with the ultimate aim of improving healthcare in the country.
At the age of just 21, while in his 2nd year of studies at Jagiellonian University’s Medical College, Dr Mateusz Hołda co-founded HEART (the Heart Embryology and Anatomical Research Team). Five years on, he’s now ranked as one of the most impressive under-30s in Europe for his ground-breaking research into the human heart. TFN’s Nick Westerby caught up with him.
Everyone is bundled up in drab clothes, it’s -5 and we are all numb with cold. It’s hard to tell volunteer from homeless tonight. Starting at 8 pm, they won’t leave until everyone is seen to, sometimes finishing at 3 AM.
Scientists in Białystok have found cancer-eating mushrooms which they believe could help prevent colon cancer.
Seven doctors from the southern Polish city of Kraków will leave for Madagascar on October 20, where they will help patients at a hospital in the second biggest city, Antsirabe. They will take with them PLN 17,000's worth (EUR 3,900) of medical equipment.
There are already over 1.3 million potential bone-marrow donors in Poland - and in Europe, Poland is second only to Germany, a Polish consultant in the field of haematology, prof. Wieslaw Jedrzejczak said.