Close to 1,700 foreign doctors, including around 800 from Ukraine, have started working in Poland, benefiting from simplified procedures, the health minister has said.
After a grueling 1,350km journey to reach Lublin, Olena Pictured) and her sons were taken to the city’s Medical University where they were treated by Professor Robert Rejdak (pictured).
The website, called ‘Lekarze dla Ukrainy’ (Doctors for Ukraine) and available in Ukrainian, Polish and English, allows Ukrainian refugees to search for medical specialists across Poland and for Polish doctors to list their free services.
"At-risk groups" such as teachers, medics and police officers should receive mandatory Covid vaccinations, the health minister said on Friday.
Entitled To Conquer Typhus, the film’s producer Bogdan Miszczak said: “When I started looking for information on Dr Weigl, I came to the conclusion that we could not have thought of a better hero.”
The health minister has said he opposes a bill calling for life sentences for doctors who perform abortions.
The management of a hospital in the southern Polish town of Pszczyna has suspended the contracts of the two doctors who were on duty when a pregnant woman died of sceptic shock in September, the hospital announced on Friday.
Donald Tusk, the leader of Poland's main opposition party, Civic Platform (PO), has said that “ideology” and an “in-human law” were responsible for the death of a pregnant woman who failed to get an abortion.
In this episode of The Debrief, we speak to Dr. Kamil Adamczyk, who recently came back from an emergency medical mission in Uganda to help the fight against COVID-19.
Sixty two percent of Poles in a CBOS survey said they consulted physicians by telephone at least once during the Covid-19 pandemic.