2014-08-18Experts warn that Ebola is a major threat to the region and could be used as a weapon by terrorists.
2014-04-04European Union and Turkish tobacco experts set the rules aimed at ending the use of tobacco in Europe.
2014-02-10Preventive measures are taken to avoid an outbreak similar to that in 2011.
2013-11-26Experts blame the Taliban for a polio outbreak in Syria that now threatens to spread as refugees flee the civil war.
2013-09-09Romania works on a new strategy to develop medical tourism that already brings hundreds of millions to the country, officials in Bucharest say.
2013-09-02More than 100 people have been affected, and least 14 have died, this summer in Serbia from complications caused by the West Nile virus.
2013-08-19Alcoholism is a serious public health issue in the Balkans and causes significant pressure to the health system, experts warn.
2013-03-28Fake and counterfeit medicines pose a threat to public health and safety that officials are trying to clamp down on through tougher domestic controls and international co-operation.
2012-11-29Weekly organic markets are becoming more popular in Turkey.
2012-11-29In this episode, We present highlights of what is published on Setimes in the past week.
2012-11-19The global obesity pandemic is sweeping through Southeast Europe, experts warn, pointing to lack of physical activity and poor diet as the main culprits.
2012-01-16Low birth rates will pose an economic threat to Serbia in the years to come.
2012-01-12Various state projects and humanitarian organisations are trying to meet the demand for organ transplantation in Serbia.
2011-11-29For the second time this year Serbia faces a shortage of vital drugs.
2011-07-21It's been billed as a cancer fighter, but banned in several countries. Doctors are concerned about "Vidatox".
2011-05-31TIRANA, Albania -- Albania is home to the second largest number of smokers in Europe after Turkey, according to figures published by the Public Healt...
2011-05-27NICOSIA, Cyprus -- Former Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash is in critical condition, doctors said on Thursday (May 26th). Denktash, 87, was admit...
2010-09-01BUCHAREST, Romania -- Two people have died and at least five others have been infected with the West Nile virus, the health ministry confirmed late o...
2010-08-20ATHENS, Greece -- A total of seven deaths are now blamed on the West Nile virus after three more elderly people succumbed to brain inflammation, heal...
Serbia is increasing efforts to fight terrorism, which is crucial for citizens' safety, EU integration and resistance to ISIL, experts and officials say.