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We promote overall well-being in an effective way. We develop and foster the use of human-driven and effective service and technology innovations in different contexts.

  • Well-being from the living environment, physical activity and tourism 

  • Social inclusion, the working world, and everyday safety 

  • Data and technology for well-being 

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Scarcity of healthcare workers: the vast impact on the healthcare industry

A healthcare worker is someone who works in a health or social care setting and directly or indirectly provides care and treatment to people in need of these services. These include the doctors, nurses, physical therapists, healthcare students on their clinical placements, laboratory technicians and those who are not in direct contact with the patients. […] The post Scarcity of healthcare workers: the vast impact on the healthcare industry appeared first on LAB Focus.

Music therapy – a non-medical treatment for depression

The World Health Organization estimates that over 300 million people globally have depression (Patrick & Connick 2019). According to WHO research, depression is a prevalent mental health problem affecting over 300 million individuals worldwide. Prolonged depression has also been a significant source of disability around the globe. Furthermore, severe depression has been linked to suicide, […] The post Music therapy <strong>– </strong>a non-medical treatment for depression appeared first on LAB Focus.

Effect of air pollution on pregnancy outcome

Environmental pollution can be described as the introduction of substances or different forms of energy into the environment at higher rate than it can be removed. There are various kinds of environmental pollution with land, sea, water and air being the major types (National Geographic 2022). These pose a negative impact on human health, environment […] The post Effect of air pollution on pregnancy outcome appeared first on LAB Focus.