With a continuing number of cases of Wuhan virus – some 7,711 in China there is obviously continued concern about the spread of virus, although to date very few cases have been diagnosed in Europe and none in the countries where AMC Clinics operate – Ukraine, Georgia and Kazakhstan.
In this edition of our magazine we are focusing on the problems of obesity and diabetes. Obesity or being overweight is perhaps the biggest Public Health problem that the western world faces today and in terms of health economics is a huge challenge to any country but particularly to those that have a low health care budget. In particular Ukraine has a high prevalence of obesity and diabetes probably related to historically high carbohydrate and sugar intakes.
Tick-borne Encephalitis occurs in parts of Europe, Central Asia, and East Asia. Travelers involved in outdoor activities in forested areas are at risk, including campers, hikers, and hunters.