health problems

Oct 24 '17 13:20

People with disabilities or health problems in the Netherlands have a hard time finding work. Half of organizations do not want to hire people with disabilities or other health problems, according to a study among 3 thousand employers by social and cultural planning office SCP, BNR reports.

Half of the organizations indicated that they don't want to hire additional people with health restrictions. Two thirds said that they feel responsible for hiring people with disabilities or health problems, but only 11 percent actually intend to do so. 

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Sep 14 '17 13:10

One in seven residents of nursing homes in the Netherlands are very rarely or never able to leave the nursing home to go visit friends or family, and a quarter of the elderly people almost never go outside, according to a report by social and cultural planning office SCP. According to the report, these elderly people would like to get out of the nursing home every now and again, but can't because there's no one to help them or their health problems don't allow it, RTL Nieuws reports.

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Feb 27 '17 15:15

So far the Ministry of Defense paid out more than 2.1 million euros to 309 employees and former employees who became ill after working with paint containing carcinogenic substance , a Defense spokesperson confirmed to NU.nl.

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Oct 5 '16 10:17

The municipality of Amsterdam is concerned about its Eritrean residents, calling them a "vulnerable group that needs extra attention and guidance to make a good start in the Netherlands". Most Eritreans in Amsterdam are poorly integrated and struggle with health problems and debt

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Aug 17 '16 13:20

The air in Amsterdam is so polluted that residents suffer the same health detriments by breathing it that they would do from passively smoking 6.4 cigarettes, according to calculations by environmental organization Milieudefensie

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Apr 29 '16 16:00

Groningen residents who suffered suffered earthquake damage to their property several times, have more health problems that those who suffered no damage, according to a study done by the University of Groningen

Mar 29 '16 15:09

A a young woman from Rotterdam was arrested at Schiphol airport earlier this month on suspicion of being a foreign rebel fighter in the Syrian civil war. ISIS let her leave their caliphate to seek medical attention

Feb 15 '16 11:20

Smoking costs Dutch society between 21 and 43 billion euros per year. That amounts to about 2 thousand euros per Netherlands citizen per year, according to a study done by SEO Economic Research

Oct 22 '15 10:47

Former football star Johan Cruijff has been diagnosed with lung cancer, according to various media in Spain. Cruijff's "immediate environment" confirmed this to Radio Catalunya, saying that he was diagnosed in a Barcelona hospital on Tuesday and has to undergo a number of tests to determine the extent of the tumors.

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Nov 27 '14 10:10

Pedigree dog breeders have promised that by 2014, no Dutch dogs will suffer due to their appearance.

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Feb 26 '14 09:28

The financial crisis seems to have affected not only the economy, but society as well as new research from the Erasmus University shows.

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