Tag: Health

A €5 a week increase for pensioners

The benefit given to those who employ a carer will now be increased to €6,000 annually. Moreover the criteria for eligibility will be widened and will also include people with disability.

Malta added to Germany’s Covid-19 red list

Malta was added to Germany's list of high coronavirus risk regions on Friday.

Psychiatrists urge authorities to keep schools open

"We know that education settings are a vital point of contact for public health and safeguarding services that are critical to the wellbeing of children, young people and families."

1 in every 5 youths are at risk of depression –...

On Tuesday, the agency launched the campaign dubbed Trust yourself to talk. Anxiety is this you?. The initiative will be featured on social media platforms, traditional media and the street and will address the repercussions of anxiety, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ explained in a statement.

75 new coronavirus cases; 9 people in ITU

Superintendent of Public Health Professor Charmaine Gauci will deliver a press conference scheduled to start at 12.30pm at the Malta Life Sciences Park.

Woman dies of coronavirus

A 96-year-old woman became the latest coronavirus victim on Wednesday morning, the health authorities announced in a statement.

UPE calls on government to provide rapid testing kits to schools

Covid-19 rapid testing kits will be a major development in the fight against the novel coronavirus, the Union for Professional Educators said on Thursday, as it noted with approval the recent arrival of the first shipment and urged the government to ensure that these test kits are provided in schools.

10 new AEDs to be installed around Gozo

Ten new Automated External Defibrillator stations which are used used to help people having a sudden cardiac arrest, will be installed around Gozo after an agreement was signed with Malta Cadets.

Malta Medicines Authority designated as competent authority for medical devices

Through the transfer, the same framework safeguarding safety, efficacy and quality adopted for the regulation of medicine will be applied to medical devices.

Listen: ‘Closing schools should be a last resort’

When schools were abruptly closed off in March due to the coronavirus outbreak in Malta various children and teenagers suffered.