The Icelandic Health Insurance building.

More Icelanders Seek Medical Care Abroad

News Tagged with “Medicine”
In the waiting room.

Crowded Clinics Cure Every Ailment

28 Sep They came to the clinics with broken bones and rare diseases, including being allergic to street lights.

The Icelandic Children's Hospital.

E. Coli-Infected Baby in Serious Condition

11 Jul A five-month-old baby boy, infected by E. coli in an outbreak traced to a farm in Southwest Iceland, is in serious condition.

E. coli bacteria.

Five New Cases of E. Coli Infection

8 Jul 2019 Over the weekend, five children in Iceland were diagnosed with E. coli bacterial infection.

Seeking Medical Services Abroad

2 Jul 2019 In order to save money for certain operations and time on waitlists, some Icelanders have in the past year chosen to seek medical services abroad.

Kári Stefánsson, founder of deCODE genetics.

Icelandic Scientist Elected by NAS

3 May 2019 Professor Kári Stefánsson, CEO and director of deCODE genetics, has been elected foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).

Dr. Björn Zoëga.

Icelandic doctor becomes CMO of Sweden's Karolinska University Hospital

29 Jan 2019 The Stockholm health authorities have appointed Björn Zoëga as chief medical officer of the Karolinska University Hospital in Sweden.

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