As an educator supporting international school students all over Switzerland, it is distressing to see how many are struggling with mental health issues. A 2017 OECD survey of 540,000 students aged 15-16 across 66 countries found that 66% of students felt stressed about poor grades…
In this Health Matters, Dr Michelle gives a shout out to the Five Up smartphone App, a way of connecting neighbourhoods and communities together so that they can help and support each other, particularly useful in these COVID-19 times. Find out more: https://www.fiveup.org/english
Dr Michelle explains the advice to avoid ibuprofen for COVID-19 symptoms – take paracetamol instead. You can find a list of ibuprofen and paracetamol-based drugs available in Switzerland here: https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/en/home/krankheiten/ausbrueche-epidemien-pandemien/aktuelle-ausbrueche-epidemien/novel-cov/haeufig-gestellte-fragen.html
Dr Michelle explains the new advice from the Federal Office of Public Health for workplaces, including special measures for those at higher risk of developing severe illness.