Weekly health news roundup: 5 Jan 2016


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International health news

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Country health updates

  • UK: Dental care is at ‘Third World’ level –  Dentists and dentistry professionals say the NHS dental care system is inadequate in providing proper care to the people in England. Figures show that 48 per cent of the adult population and 31 per cent of children in England have not been to a dentist for two years.
  • Norway: Norway considers banning tobacco sales – The Norwegian Medical Association wants a smoke-free society by the year 2035. In order to reach that goal, the group has proposed a ban on the sale of tobacco products to anyone born after 2000.

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