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Health apps to be available on prescription in Germany

08 November 2019   |   12:08 pm
Patients in Germany will be prescribed health apps starting in 2020, the German parliament announced on Thursday. Health insurance firms in Germany will provide digital health services on personal electronic devices.


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PCN seals 397 pharmacies, patient medicine stores.
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Officials urge Floridians to "be patient".
7 Nov 2017
Medical experts in Nigeria have raised concerns over the impact and coverage of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), according to the experts; the scheme has covered less than two percent of Nigerians.
2 Dec 2017
Delta government sets up health insurance scheme for civil servants.
3 Dec 2017
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31 Aug 2018
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Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda, the death toll rises in DRC.
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