media date27/October/2015 The biggest problem of the health care system
Published in Viața Medicală
Prof. Dr. Razvan M. Chereches
“The biggest problem of the Romanian health care system is that it is political. The argument that only members of the governing party are capable of implementing its policies is ridiculous and illogic.” Read more about the biggest problem of the health care system in the periodical published in Viata Medicala using the following link. [article in Romanian]

 

date-august28/August/2015 Public health does not exist in Romania
Published in Viața Medicală
Prof. Dr. Razvan M. Chereches
A bold title and a bold article written by our director. More to be read here. [article in Romanian]


21/August/2015 
How we prevent informal payments
Published in Viața Medicală
Dr. Marius Ungureanu
Informal payments were in the news this month. Our colleague, Dr. Marius Ungureanu who has published papers on this topic in well recognized journals wrote his informed point of view in no 44 (1346) of the Viata Medicala Periodical. Read the whole article here. [article in Romanian]

 

date-july31/July/2015 Distress among cancer patients
Published in Viața Medicală
Georgiana Ghetie-Doncu
Cancer patients go through a lot. One of our Summer Interns, Georgiana Gheție-Doncu, wrote about the distress cancer patients go through. Read the full text here. [article in Romanian]

17/July/2015 Health Literacy
Published in Viața Medicală.
Madalina Coman, BA, MA 
Madalina Coman wrote about health literacy and how important it is in health communication and disease prevention. Read her full text here. [article in Romanian]

03/July/2015 Teen driving
Published in Viața Medicală.
Diana Rus, PhD 
The newest issue of Viaţa Medicală has an interesting article on teen driving, written by our colleague Diana Rus. Believe it or not, it’s one of the current topics on the political agenda in Romania. [article in Romanian]

 

date-june19/June/2015 Can the doctor convince his/her patients to quit smoking?
Published in Viața Medicală
Paula Alexa, BA, MA & Alexandra Brinzaniuc, PhD(c)
If you are a doctor and interested to do primary prevention to reduce smoking among your patients here is a public health perspective on the topic. [article in Romanian]

05/June/2015 About suicide prevention in mass-media
Published in Viața Medicală
Paula Alexa, BA, MA & Dr. Marius Ungureanu
Learn more about how suicide and suicide prevention is seen in the mass-media from our colleagues Paula Alexa and Marius Ungureanu. The full text is available here[article in Romanian]

 

date-may22/May/2015. Milestone
Published in Viața Medicală
This is a group article written by our colleagues Marius Ungureanu, Petru Sandu & Oana Maria Pop on smoking in public places, making referral to how poorly public policies are implemented in Romania. Read more here. [article in Romanian]

 

18/May/2015 Romanian Policies to Prevent Non-communicable diseases
Published in Euro-Health.ro
Prof. Dr. Razvan M. Chereches
Our director, Razvan M. Chereches, talks about non-communicable diseases in the context of our 1st International Conference on Non-communicable Diseases (ICONiC) – Lessons learned from non-communicable diseases research and practice to improve population health. Link to the article. [article in Romanian]

09-10/May/2015 #SaveKidsLives – Road Safety Week in Cluj-Napoca
Published in local paper
Cluj School of Public Health in partnership with Cluj County Police Inspectorate organized a child passengers’ safety raising awareness week to inform parents on how to properly use child safety restraints. The activity conducted by our colleagues were published in local papers here, here and here. Read about the Road Safety Week in Cluj-Napoca also here.

08/May/2015 Revolutions starts with the patient
Published in Viața Medicală
Mara Timofe, PhD(c)
Our colleague, Mara Timofe talks about how import is to identify patients’ dental health literacy, and how it improves doctor-patient communication. You can read the whole article here. [article in Romanian]

 

date-april27/April/2015 We and them: mental health stigma
Published in Viața Medicală
Paula Alexa, BA, MA
Paula Alexa’s latest feature in Viaţa Medicală explains #mentalhealth #stigma. Here is the link of the published article. [article in Romanian]

 

06/April/2015 10.000 hours of healthy work
Published in Viața Medicală
Ioana Duse, PhD(c)
Sneak peek of the most recent issue of Viaţa Medicală, with a fresh contribution from our colleague, Ioana Duse! Here is the link of the published article. [article in Romanian]

 

date-march27/March/2015 E-cigarettes as a smoking cessation strategy
Published in Viața Medicală
Oana M. Pop, PhD(c)
Our colleague Oana Maria Pop has an interesting point of view on e-cigarettes and their association with smoking cessation. Read the whole article here. [article in Romanian]

13/March/2015 If there is no leadership, there’s nothing
Published in Viața Medicală
Dr. Marius Ungureanu 
Health care workforce is one of the subject of many discussions regarding health care. But, still there was no solution found to our problems. If you’re interested in the topic, please read Dr. Marius Ungureanu’s column in Viata Medicala. The full text is available here. [article in Romanian]

 

date-february27/February/2015 A system looking for strategies
Published in Viața Medicală
Dr. Marius Ungureanu
“When I entered Dr. Roger Tracy’s office, there was a pile of papers waiting for me on the desk. On the first page, there were some country names and some numbers. Romania: 8. I was meant to find out that in the state of Iowa, USA, there were 8 Romanian medical doctors practicing in Iowa.  Iowa Health Professions Tracking Center was established in 1977, the first of the registries in the USA, Roger Tracy being one of the initiators and promotors.” More about the importance of health workforce related registries and why we need one can be read in the full text article, here. [article in Romanian]

13/February/2015 Why we don’t have a health workforce strategy in Romania?
Published in Viața Medicală
Dr. Marius Ungureanu
The answer is not in the article, but you can find in the article evidence of what is known so far and how bad we need a health workforce strategy in Romania. Here is the link of the published article. [article in Romanian]