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Launch of new volumes on how the economic crisis has affected health systems and health in Europe - at the Regional Committee of WHO/Europe in Vilnius 14th-17th September. 

Recommended articles from the last HFCM Database update (September 2015) 

Barlow P, Reeves A, McKee M, Stuckler D. Austerity, precariousness, and the health status of Greek labour market participants: Retrospective cohort analysis of employed and unemployed persons in 2008-2009 and 2010-2011. J Public Health Policy. 2015 Aug 20. 

Kentikelenis A, Karanikolos M, Williams G, Mladovsky P, King L, Pharris A, Suk JE, Hatzakis A, McKee M, Noori T, Stuckler D. How do economic crises affect migrants' risk of infectious disease? A systematic-narrative review. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Aug 28.

Santana P, Costa C, Cardoso G, Loureiro A, Ferrão J. Suicide in Portugal: Spatial determinants in a context of economic crisis Spatial determinants in a context of economic crisis. Health Place. 2015 Aug 12;35:85-94. 

Reeves A, Basu S, McKee M, Sandgren A, Stuckler D, Semenza JC. Tuberculosis control and economic recession: longitudinal study of data from 21 European countries, 1991-2012. Bull World Health Organ. 2015 Jun 1;93(6):369-79.

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