Immigration could strain EU health services

Meek, Colin
August 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/3/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 3, p224
Academic Journal
Focuses on the contention of physicians and politicians that the new European Union membership of former East Bloc countries with high rates of infectious diseases could strain the continent's public health resources, as of August 1, 2004. Right of patients under the European Union's Charter of Fundamental Rights adopted in 2002; Challenge in improving the health status of former Soviet bloc countries, according to David Byrne, the European commissioner for health and consumer protection.


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