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Introduction of skin cancer screening?
Since 2008, skin cancer screening has been available in Germany for all policyholders aged 35 and over. As a result, many cases of skin cancer are detected earlier. DP MPs André Bauler and Gilles Baum wanted to know from the Minister for Health how skin cancer figures have developed here in the country since 2013, whether such screening would also be useful in Luxembourg and why only figures for melanoma...
read more...
Reassignment of primary school teachers to their municipality
DP MPs Gilles Baum and Barbara Agostino raised questions to the Minister for Education concerning the reassignment of primary school teachers to their municipality. In particular, they wanted to know how many posts have been published on list 1bis over the last 5 years, what the approach is in terms of prioritizing candidates and, in general, whether the nominations for list 1 by local the authorities...
read more...
The health of forests in Luxembourg
The health of trees in Luxembourg has deteriorated significantly. DP MPs Gilles Baum and Luc Emering asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Biodiversity whether concrete projects are underway to counteract the deteriorating health and resilience of the forests and where these are taking place, what is planned to massively replant and compensate for the loss of trees and whether organisms...
read more...
Do rapid diagnostic tests help against antibiotic shortages?
France is considering only allowing antibiotics to be prescribed if a rapid diagnostic test is carried out beforehand. This would make it possible to determine with certainty whether the infection is bacterial or viral. This could on the one hand counteract the lack of antibiotics and on the other hand reduce antibiotic resistance. DP MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty Graas asked the Minister of Health how...
read more...
Is therapeutic housing being commercialised?
Therapeutic housing is currently offered by approved outpatient psychiatric services to people suffering from mental health problems. Rumours are now circulating that the Ministry of Health is planning to entrust the management of therapeutic housing to a commercial company. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Gilles Baum asked the Minister for Health whether these rumours were true and, if so, why this course...
read more...
What is the risk of synthetic cannabis?
In France, the sale of synthetic cannabis was recently banned. DP MP Gilles Baum asked the Minister of Health whether Luxembourg will also ban synthetic cannabis, how the risk to public health is assessed and whether the population should be made aware of synthetic cannabis and its risks.
read more...
Is neurosurgical care deteriorating for patients in Luxembourg?
Recently, the nomenclature for neurosurgical procedures was changed so that intracranial procedures are only reimbursed in the CHL, and no longer in the HRS. The DP MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty Graas asked the minister responsible, among other things, whether this change would not lead to a deterioration in the care of patients and whether the minister was not prepared to have this change re-examined.
read more...
What is being done about the shortage of medicines?
Time and again, there is a shortage of important medicines throughout Europe. Since the Covid 19 crisis, this seems to be an increasingly common occurrence. DP MPs Carole Hartmann and Gilles Baum asked the Minister of Health what measures are being taken at national and European level in the short term to address the shortage of medicines.
read more...
How many student apartments will be built in the next few years?
Easy access to student housing plays an important role for the attractiveness of a university. Our deputies André Bauler and Gilles Baum asked the responsible ministers about the current and future supply of student housing in Luxembourg.
read more...
Will the on-call service of paediatrics at Kirchberg continue to be guaranteed?
The Ministry of Health and the Hospital Association have recently signed an agreement on the compensation of on-call and stand-by duty of doctors in hospitals. DP MPs Gilles Baum and Carole Hartmann have heard that only one on-call service is planned for paediatrics at Kirchberg. No on-call service was planned for paediatric surgery. Therefore, they wanted to know from the Minister of Health whether...
read more...
Is there a shortage of the drug Ozempic?
The drug Ozempic is used to treat type 2 diabetes. However, it also helps people lose weight and is increasingly being bought for this purpose as well. Since there is already talk of a shortage of this diabetes drug in many countries, DP MPs André Bauler and Gilles Baum asked the responsible ministers what the drug is mainly used for in this country, whether there could also be a shortage here, and...
read more...
Are additional measures being taken to cope with the many cases of bronchiolitis?
The high numbers of bronchiolitis are leading to an overload of pediatric units. In France, the "White Plan" has been announced at national level, a sanitary emergency and crisis plan to improve the functioning of hospitals in the event of an epidemic. DP MPs Carole Hartmann and Gilles Baum wanted to know from the Minister of Health whether additional measures are being taken in our country to continue...
read more...
Are emergency doctors not paid for on-call duties?
After many years, an agreement has been reached to pay doctors for on-call duties. But it has come to the attention of DP MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty Graas that emergency doctors are not part of this agreement. They have asked the Minister of Health if this is indeed the case, and if so, why the emergency doctors were excluded and whether this decision will be reconsidered?
read more...
What are the consequences of the resignation of six cardiologists from the North Hospital?
Six cardiologists from the North Hospital want to resign. DP MPs Carole Hartmann and Gilles Baum asked the responsible ministers what impact these resignations will have on patient healthcare and whether unpaid on-call duties might have played a role in the doctors' decision.
read more...
When will there be a uniform digital solution in Luxembourg’s health care system?
With the GesondheetsApp, the Digital Health Network in cooperation with the AMMD has developed an application that would allow the patients to carry out all their medical operations digitally. Despite a political agreement, the app is currently being used conditionally and in a limited way? Why is the app not being used to its full extent, and when will there be uniform solutions in this regard? Our...
read more...
No agreement between CNS and FAPSYLUX – now what?
For years, attempts have been made to find an agreement to reimburse the psychotherapeutic treatment. Again and again the negotiations are broken off because both parties can’t come to an agreement. The patient remain without help. Until when should a solution be found? Our MP Carole Hartmann asked the minister in charge.
read more...
Will vaccination against shingles be included in the national vaccination schedule?
People over 50 have the greatest risk of getting shingles. Vaccines can help with treatment and prevention. DP MPs Gilles Baum, Carole Hartmann and Gusty Graas have asked the relevant ministers whether the vaccine Shingrix, which is used against shingles, can be included in the national vaccination plan.
read more...
How many men suffer from breast cancer in Luxembourg?
Men can also get breast cancer. DP MPs Gilles Baum, Carole Hartmann and Gusty Graas wanted to know from the Minister of Health how many men are affected in Luxembourg and whether mammograms are performed on men.
read more...
How often are candidacies for a state concession for a pharmacy rejected?
To obtain a state licence for a pharmacy, certain criteria must be met in the application process. Democratic Party MPs Gilles Baum, Carole Hartmann and Gusty Graas asked the Minister of Health how many candidacies were rejected and how many times a rejection was successfully appealed.
read more...
o the delays in pricing have an impact on patients' access to new medicines?
It has come to the attention of DP MPs Gusty Graas, Carole Hartmann and Gilles Baum that the Ministry of Social Security has changed the procedure for setting prices for new medicines. This can lead to delays before a new drug is available to patients. Why has the procedure been changed and how often has the 90-day time limit for pricing been exceeded?
read more...
What are the consequences of the rise in the price of dairy products?
A rise in prices for dairy products is expected this summer. The DP MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty Graas asked the Minister of Agriculture what the causes of this increase are and whether the farmers will benefit from it at all.
read more...
Which doctors are missing in the country?
There is a shortage of doctors in Luxembourg. This provokes long waiting times and long journeys for patients. André Bauler and Gilles Baum, DP MPs, asked the Minister of Health if she knew how many doctors of all specialities work in Luxembourg and how many doctors have joined or retired in the last five years.
read more...
What is the risk that the maternity clinic in Ettelbruck will have to close in the next few days?
DP MPs André Bauler and Gilles Baum have learned that the Ettelbruck site of the Centre hospitalier du Nord will no longer have any paediatricians available in the next few days and that the maternity hospital therefore risks having to close. For this reason, they asked the Minister of Health if this was true and, if so, what the reasons were for this circumstance.
read more...
How many paediatricians are currently working in Luxembourg?
There are already not enough paediatricians working in this country. With the population growth, waiting times will continue to increase. DP MPs André Bauler and Gilles Baum asked the responsible ministers how many paediatricians are currently working in Luxembourg, how many Luxembourgers are studying paediatrics and how many paediatricians will be needed by 2025.
read more...
When will outpatient radiology receive nomenclature tariffs?
Up to now, there are no tariffs in the nomenclature for out-of-hospital radiology. This means that, for example, an MRI scan is only fully covered by health insurance if it is performed in hospital. DP MPs Carole Hartmann and Gilles Baum asked the ministers concerned when the subject will be discussed again in the nomenclature commission and whether they do not think that the absence of such tariffs...
read more...
A medical centre at the northern tip of the country?
At night and on weekends, people in the far north of the country often have to travel a long way to the nearest doctor in case of illness. DP MPs André Bauler and Gilles Baum wanted to know from the Minister of Health whether it would not be appropriate to install another medical centre in the north of the country, and what can be done to improve the situation in the short term?
read more...
Big riots in Kazakhstan in January - and now what?
Earlier this year, there were major riots in Kazakhstan. Protesters have been brutalized and imprisoned, many have disappeared. An independent inquiry was initially not approved by the president. How is it going now, and what is the plan? Our MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty Graas have asked for details.
read more...
The shaken baby syndrome - a brief moment with great risk.
A shaking trauma in infants can lead to bleeding in the head, in the worst case to a broken neck with fatal consequences. How are new parents informed in Luxembourg and what is being done to protect babies? Our MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty Graas have asked the responsible ministry.
read more...
Does type 2 diabetes occur more frequently in children and adolescents?
Since the pandemic, cases of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents seem to be increasing in Germany. DP MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty Graas asked the responsible ministers whether there is also an increase in Luxembourg and how often treatment by a nutritionist was reimbursed.
read more...
Is the prohibition of gigaliners a competitive disadvantage for Luxembourg's economy?
Ecocombis or gigaliner, long trucks with a length of up to 25 meters, are allowed in many countries, but not in Luxembourg. DP MPs Gilles Baum and André Bauler asked if this was not a competitive disadvantage for our economy.
read more...
Exhaustion of health workers due to Covid 19 pandemic
Due to the pandemic, we risk losing health workers because they quit their jobs or take early retirement. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Gilles Baum wanted to know from the responsible ministers if there are figures for Luxembourg and what can be done to prevent a loss of health workers.
read more...
What impact does the 4th wave of infections have on hospitals?
Infection figures are rising again and more people are being hospitalised with Covid-19. DP MPs Gilles Baum and André Bauler asked the Minister of Health if medical treatments have already had to be postponed or cancelled and which hospitals are most affected.
read more...
Is Luxembourg prepared for the spread of dengue fever?
Dengue is spreading more and more in our so-called temperate regions. In this regard, the Democratic Party deputies André Bauler and Gilles Baum put some questions to the Minister of Health, asking, among other things, about the preparation of our hospitals, the monitoring of the spread of the virus in our country and the perspectives established by the WHO.
read more...
More pharmacies in Luxembourg in the future?
Population growth is increasing demands in a number of different areas. The supply of medicines and related products is one of these. Against this background, our MPs Gilles Baum and André Bauler have asked the Minister of Health, among other questions, if an increase in the pharmacy quota is planned for this decade.
read more...
CNS affiliation after a vacation job
Students who are still living with their parents have to re-affiliate with a parent at the CNS after a vacation job. Deputy Gilles Baum has heard that many people are not aware of this. In order to avoid nasty surprises in the event of illness, the leader of the DP group asks if, in the context of co-insurance, an automation could not be introduced to reassure children about their parents without further...
read more...
Discrimination against homosexuals when donating blood
Currently, homosexual men are not allowed to have sexual relations for 12 months if they want to give blood in Luxembourg. In other countries, such as the UK, the principle of individual risk is applied to sexual behaviour, so homosexuals are not discriminated against. Democratic Party MPs Carole Hartmann and Gilles Baum wanted to know from the minister responsible whether discrimination against homosexuals...
read more...
Shortage of nurses in hospitals?
The shortage of staff in hospitals has been an important topic in health policy in recent months. However, it seems that every now and then young nurses cannot find a place in a Luxembourg hospital. The DP MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty Graas wanted to know from the Minister of Health, among other things, how many nurses work in hospitals in this country, whether there is a reserve list and how the difficulties...
read more...
How much have the grapevines in Luxembourg suffered from the recent frost?
After the severe frostbite that had an considerable impact all over France, the DP MPs André Bauler, Gilles Baum and Carole Hartmann asked the minister responsible what the situation looks like in Luxembourg.
read more...
National capacities of waste disposal: Where do we stand?
The constant growth of our population goes hand in hand with an increase of waste that local authorities need to dispose of. In this context, the DP deputies Carole Hartmann and Gilles Baum asked the Minister of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development if the capacity of the incinerator in Leudelingen and the landfill Muertendall are to be expanded any time soon.
read more...
Adaptation of forests to climate change
Forests play an important role in the fight against climate change. At the same time, the dry spells and the high temperatures take an important toll on them. DP MPs Gilles Baum and Max Hahn wanted to know from the concerned minister about the number of applications for subsidies under the "Climate Bonus" program, the extent of the work on the reform of the Aid Catalog and several other measures that...
read more...
Promotion of Luxembourgish products by state-owned companies?
As it was reported to the DP MPs Gilles Baum and Carole Hartmann, Luxair would no longer serve Luxembourgish crémant, but French champagne on their flights. For this reason, the two Eastern MPs wanted to know from the responsible ministers what the reasons are and whether it would not be appropriate to promote Luxembourgish products through Luxembourg state-owned companies.
read more...
Do I have to deregister if I refuse an invitation for vaccination against Covid-19?
The Ministry of Health sends out invitations for the Covid-19 vaccination. But do I have to deregister if I refuse the vaccination? Democratic Party MPs Gilles Baum and André Bauler have asked the Minister of Health.
read more...
What is going to happen to the refugees in Bosnia and Herzegovina?
The refugees in the Lipa camp in Bosnia and Herzegovina have been without access to clean water, electricity, heating and tents for months. And this even though alternative options for more winterproof accommodations exist. Those refugees that try to make their way across the border, are retained by Croatian police by force and subjected to violence before being sent back. MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty...
read more...
Introduction of skin cancer screening?
Since 2008, skin cancer screening has been available in Germany for all policyholders aged 35 and over. As a result, many cases of skin cancer are detected earlier. DP MPs André Bauler and Gilles Baum wanted to know from the Minister for Health how skin cancer figures have developed here in the country since 2013, whether such screening would also be useful in Luxembourg and why only figures for melanoma...
read more...
Reassignment of primary school teachers to their municipality
DP MPs Gilles Baum and Barbara Agostino raised questions to the Minister for Education concerning the reassignment of primary school teachers to their municipality. In particular, they wanted to know how many posts have been published on list 1bis over the last 5 years, what the approach is in terms of prioritizing candidates and, in general, whether the nominations for list 1 by local the authorities...
read more...
The health of forests in Luxembourg
The health of trees in Luxembourg has deteriorated significantly. DP MPs Gilles Baum and Luc Emering asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Biodiversity whether concrete projects are underway to counteract the deteriorating health and resilience of the forests and where these are taking place, what is planned to massively replant and compensate for the loss of trees and whether organisms...
read more...
Do rapid diagnostic tests help against antibiotic shortages?
France is considering only allowing antibiotics to be prescribed if a rapid diagnostic test is carried out beforehand. This would make it possible to determine with certainty whether the infection is bacterial or viral. This could on the one hand counteract the lack of antibiotics and on the other hand reduce antibiotic resistance. DP MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty Graas asked the Minister of Health how...
read more...
Is therapeutic housing being commercialised?
Therapeutic housing is currently offered by approved outpatient psychiatric services to people suffering from mental health problems. Rumours are now circulating that the Ministry of Health is planning to entrust the management of therapeutic housing to a commercial company. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Gilles Baum asked the Minister for Health whether these rumours were true and, if so, why this course...
read more...
What is the risk of synthetic cannabis?
In France, the sale of synthetic cannabis was recently banned. DP MP Gilles Baum asked the Minister of Health whether Luxembourg will also ban synthetic cannabis, how the risk to public health is assessed and whether the population should be made aware of synthetic cannabis and its risks.
read more...
Is neurosurgical care deteriorating for patients in Luxembourg?
Recently, the nomenclature for neurosurgical procedures was changed so that intracranial procedures are only reimbursed in the CHL, and no longer in the HRS. The DP MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty Graas asked the minister responsible, among other things, whether this change would not lead to a deterioration in the care of patients and whether the minister was not prepared to have this change re-examined.
read more...
What is being done about the shortage of medicines?
Time and again, there is a shortage of important medicines throughout Europe. Since the Covid 19 crisis, this seems to be an increasingly common occurrence. DP MPs Carole Hartmann and Gilles Baum asked the Minister of Health what measures are being taken at national and European level in the short term to address the shortage of medicines.
read more...
How many student apartments will be built in the next few years?
Easy access to student housing plays an important role for the attractiveness of a university. Our deputies André Bauler and Gilles Baum asked the responsible ministers about the current and future supply of student housing in Luxembourg.
read more...
Will the on-call service of paediatrics at Kirchberg continue to be guaranteed?
The Ministry of Health and the Hospital Association have recently signed an agreement on the compensation of on-call and stand-by duty of doctors in hospitals. DP MPs Gilles Baum and Carole Hartmann have heard that only one on-call service is planned for paediatrics at Kirchberg. No on-call service was planned for paediatric surgery. Therefore, they wanted to know from the Minister of Health whether...
read more...
Is there a shortage of the drug Ozempic?
The drug Ozempic is used to treat type 2 diabetes. However, it also helps people lose weight and is increasingly being bought for this purpose as well. Since there is already talk of a shortage of this diabetes drug in many countries, DP MPs André Bauler and Gilles Baum asked the responsible ministers what the drug is mainly used for in this country, whether there could also be a shortage here, and...
read more...
Are additional measures being taken to cope with the many cases of bronchiolitis?
The high numbers of bronchiolitis are leading to an overload of pediatric units. In France, the "White Plan" has been announced at national level, a sanitary emergency and crisis plan to improve the functioning of hospitals in the event of an epidemic. DP MPs Carole Hartmann and Gilles Baum wanted to know from the Minister of Health whether additional measures are being taken in our country to continue...
read more...
Are emergency doctors not paid for on-call duties?
After many years, an agreement has been reached to pay doctors for on-call duties. But it has come to the attention of DP MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty Graas that emergency doctors are not part of this agreement. They have asked the Minister of Health if this is indeed the case, and if so, why the emergency doctors were excluded and whether this decision will be reconsidered?
read more...
What are the consequences of the resignation of six cardiologists from the North Hospital?
Six cardiologists from the North Hospital want to resign. DP MPs Carole Hartmann and Gilles Baum asked the responsible ministers what impact these resignations will have on patient healthcare and whether unpaid on-call duties might have played a role in the doctors' decision.
read more...
When will there be a uniform digital solution in Luxembourg’s health care system?
With the GesondheetsApp, the Digital Health Network in cooperation with the AMMD has developed an application that would allow the patients to carry out all their medical operations digitally. Despite a political agreement, the app is currently being used conditionally and in a limited way? Why is the app not being used to its full extent, and when will there be uniform solutions in this regard? Our...
read more...
No agreement between CNS and FAPSYLUX – now what?
For years, attempts have been made to find an agreement to reimburse the psychotherapeutic treatment. Again and again the negotiations are broken off because both parties can’t come to an agreement. The patient remain without help. Until when should a solution be found? Our MP Carole Hartmann asked the minister in charge.
read more...
Will vaccination against shingles be included in the national vaccination schedule?
People over 50 have the greatest risk of getting shingles. Vaccines can help with treatment and prevention. DP MPs Gilles Baum, Carole Hartmann and Gusty Graas have asked the relevant ministers whether the vaccine Shingrix, which is used against shingles, can be included in the national vaccination plan.
read more...
How many men suffer from breast cancer in Luxembourg?
Men can also get breast cancer. DP MPs Gilles Baum, Carole Hartmann and Gusty Graas wanted to know from the Minister of Health how many men are affected in Luxembourg and whether mammograms are performed on men.
read more...
How often are candidacies for a state concession for a pharmacy rejected?
To obtain a state licence for a pharmacy, certain criteria must be met in the application process. Democratic Party MPs Gilles Baum, Carole Hartmann and Gusty Graas asked the Minister of Health how many candidacies were rejected and how many times a rejection was successfully appealed.
read more...
o the delays in pricing have an impact on patients' access to new medicines?
It has come to the attention of DP MPs Gusty Graas, Carole Hartmann and Gilles Baum that the Ministry of Social Security has changed the procedure for setting prices for new medicines. This can lead to delays before a new drug is available to patients. Why has the procedure been changed and how often has the 90-day time limit for pricing been exceeded?
read more...
What are the consequences of the rise in the price of dairy products?
A rise in prices for dairy products is expected this summer. The DP MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty Graas asked the Minister of Agriculture what the causes of this increase are and whether the farmers will benefit from it at all.
read more...
Which doctors are missing in the country?
There is a shortage of doctors in Luxembourg. This provokes long waiting times and long journeys for patients. André Bauler and Gilles Baum, DP MPs, asked the Minister of Health if she knew how many doctors of all specialities work in Luxembourg and how many doctors have joined or retired in the last five years.
read more...
What is the risk that the maternity clinic in Ettelbruck will have to close in the next few days?
DP MPs André Bauler and Gilles Baum have learned that the Ettelbruck site of the Centre hospitalier du Nord will no longer have any paediatricians available in the next few days and that the maternity hospital therefore risks having to close. For this reason, they asked the Minister of Health if this was true and, if so, what the reasons were for this circumstance.
read more...
How many paediatricians are currently working in Luxembourg?
There are already not enough paediatricians working in this country. With the population growth, waiting times will continue to increase. DP MPs André Bauler and Gilles Baum asked the responsible ministers how many paediatricians are currently working in Luxembourg, how many Luxembourgers are studying paediatrics and how many paediatricians will be needed by 2025.
read more...
When will outpatient radiology receive nomenclature tariffs?
Up to now, there are no tariffs in the nomenclature for out-of-hospital radiology. This means that, for example, an MRI scan is only fully covered by health insurance if it is performed in hospital. DP MPs Carole Hartmann and Gilles Baum asked the ministers concerned when the subject will be discussed again in the nomenclature commission and whether they do not think that the absence of such tariffs...
read more...
A medical centre at the northern tip of the country?
At night and on weekends, people in the far north of the country often have to travel a long way to the nearest doctor in case of illness. DP MPs André Bauler and Gilles Baum wanted to know from the Minister of Health whether it would not be appropriate to install another medical centre in the north of the country, and what can be done to improve the situation in the short term?
read more...
Big riots in Kazakhstan in January - and now what?
Earlier this year, there were major riots in Kazakhstan. Protesters have been brutalized and imprisoned, many have disappeared. An independent inquiry was initially not approved by the president. How is it going now, and what is the plan? Our MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty Graas have asked for details.
read more...
The shaken baby syndrome - a brief moment with great risk.
A shaking trauma in infants can lead to bleeding in the head, in the worst case to a broken neck with fatal consequences. How are new parents informed in Luxembourg and what is being done to protect babies? Our MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty Graas have asked the responsible ministry.
read more...
Does type 2 diabetes occur more frequently in children and adolescents?
Since the pandemic, cases of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents seem to be increasing in Germany. DP MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty Graas asked the responsible ministers whether there is also an increase in Luxembourg and how often treatment by a nutritionist was reimbursed.
read more...
Is the prohibition of gigaliners a competitive disadvantage for Luxembourg's economy?
Ecocombis or gigaliner, long trucks with a length of up to 25 meters, are allowed in many countries, but not in Luxembourg. DP MPs Gilles Baum and André Bauler asked if this was not a competitive disadvantage for our economy.
read more...
Exhaustion of health workers due to Covid 19 pandemic
Due to the pandemic, we risk losing health workers because they quit their jobs or take early retirement. DP MPs Gusty Graas and Gilles Baum wanted to know from the responsible ministers if there are figures for Luxembourg and what can be done to prevent a loss of health workers.
read more...
What impact does the 4th wave of infections have on hospitals?
Infection figures are rising again and more people are being hospitalised with Covid-19. DP MPs Gilles Baum and André Bauler asked the Minister of Health if medical treatments have already had to be postponed or cancelled and which hospitals are most affected.
read more...
Is Luxembourg prepared for the spread of dengue fever?
Dengue is spreading more and more in our so-called temperate regions. In this regard, the Democratic Party deputies André Bauler and Gilles Baum put some questions to the Minister of Health, asking, among other things, about the preparation of our hospitals, the monitoring of the spread of the virus in our country and the perspectives established by the WHO.
read more...
More pharmacies in Luxembourg in the future?
Population growth is increasing demands in a number of different areas. The supply of medicines and related products is one of these. Against this background, our MPs Gilles Baum and André Bauler have asked the Minister of Health, among other questions, if an increase in the pharmacy quota is planned for this decade.
read more...
CNS affiliation after a vacation job
Students who are still living with their parents have to re-affiliate with a parent at the CNS after a vacation job. Deputy Gilles Baum has heard that many people are not aware of this. In order to avoid nasty surprises in the event of illness, the leader of the DP group asks if, in the context of co-insurance, an automation could not be introduced to reassure children about their parents without further...
read more...
Discrimination against homosexuals when donating blood
Currently, homosexual men are not allowed to have sexual relations for 12 months if they want to give blood in Luxembourg. In other countries, such as the UK, the principle of individual risk is applied to sexual behaviour, so homosexuals are not discriminated against. Democratic Party MPs Carole Hartmann and Gilles Baum wanted to know from the minister responsible whether discrimination against homosexuals...
read more...
Shortage of nurses in hospitals?
The shortage of staff in hospitals has been an important topic in health policy in recent months. However, it seems that every now and then young nurses cannot find a place in a Luxembourg hospital. The DP MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty Graas wanted to know from the Minister of Health, among other things, how many nurses work in hospitals in this country, whether there is a reserve list and how the difficulties...
read more...
How much have the grapevines in Luxembourg suffered from the recent frost?
After the severe frostbite that had an considerable impact all over France, the DP MPs André Bauler, Gilles Baum and Carole Hartmann asked the minister responsible what the situation looks like in Luxembourg.
read more...
National capacities of waste disposal: Where do we stand?
The constant growth of our population goes hand in hand with an increase of waste that local authorities need to dispose of. In this context, the DP deputies Carole Hartmann and Gilles Baum asked the Minister of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development if the capacity of the incinerator in Leudelingen and the landfill Muertendall are to be expanded any time soon.
read more...
Adaptation of forests to climate change
Forests play an important role in the fight against climate change. At the same time, the dry spells and the high temperatures take an important toll on them. DP MPs Gilles Baum and Max Hahn wanted to know from the concerned minister about the number of applications for subsidies under the "Climate Bonus" program, the extent of the work on the reform of the Aid Catalog and several other measures that...
read more...
Promotion of Luxembourgish products by state-owned companies?
As it was reported to the DP MPs Gilles Baum and Carole Hartmann, Luxair would no longer serve Luxembourgish crémant, but French champagne on their flights. For this reason, the two Eastern MPs wanted to know from the responsible ministers what the reasons are and whether it would not be appropriate to promote Luxembourgish products through Luxembourg state-owned companies.
read more...
Do I have to deregister if I refuse an invitation for vaccination against Covid-19?
The Ministry of Health sends out invitations for the Covid-19 vaccination. But do I have to deregister if I refuse the vaccination? Democratic Party MPs Gilles Baum and André Bauler have asked the Minister of Health.
read more...
What is going to happen to the refugees in Bosnia and Herzegovina?
The refugees in the Lipa camp in Bosnia and Herzegovina have been without access to clean water, electricity, heating and tents for months. And this even though alternative options for more winterproof accommodations exist. Those refugees that try to make their way across the border, are retained by Croatian police by force and subjected to violence before being sent back. MPs Gilles Baum and Gusty...
read more...
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