Public health in Austria is still strongly dominated by the medical profession. Physicians operate either in the clinical setting (in hospitals or private practice), are employed by one of the medical authorities operating at various levels of the health system, or work for health system stakeholders such as social insurance, universities or research institutions. Several work as school or occupational physicians.
- Austria focuses on surveillance, prevention of nosocomial infections
- Austria’s first study of health of citizens aged 80+: results published
- Austria utilizes European Immunization Week to raise awareness among key target groups
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