06OCT 2014

Incidences of HIV growing in Eastern Europe

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is the worldwide number one cause of death from an infectious disease. Now more often thought of as a condition seen in resource-poor settings, recent figures have highlighted the growing incidence of HIV in Eastern Europe, where there has been a 9% increase in incidence over the past few years – compared with a 1% increase in the west of Europe.

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06OCT 2014

Japan and France experience outbreaks of dengue fever

Fuelling concerns about the risk of mosquito borne diseases becoming prevalent in cooler climates

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06OCT 2014

An ancient flatworm infestation is diagnosed in 11 holidaymakers returning from Corsica

A disease usually associated with tropical climates, the flatworm infestation Schistosomiasis or Bilharzia, has been reported for the first time in holiday-makers returning from the French island Corcisa.

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24SEP 2014

Healix’s pre-assignment Medical Screening is incorporated in new medical plans for expats

Willis and Now Health have partnered with Healix to launch the first medical plans incorporating pre-assignment screening aimed at firms with small numbers of expats.

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29AUG 2014

Healix shortlisted for EMMA Awards in Americas, APAC & EMEA regions

Healix is delighted to have been shortlisted for the ‘Employee Benefits & Service Provider of the Year’ award in all three regions of this year’s Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards (EMMAs) for its International Medical Screening service.

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