Articles by María Álvarez Del Vayo

COVID-19 has paralysed mental health care in Europe

03/12/2020 -  Ángela Bernardo María Álvarez del Vayo Carmen Torrecillas

Mental health resources in the European Union were scarce even before the pandemic. COVID-19 has caused a tsunami in mental health, from Spain to Romania, and access to care is more difficult today. An investigation by EDJNet, coming out on many European news outlets

Infermieri: in Italia, Spagna, Grecia e Bulgaria metà rispetto al nord Europa

25/06/2020 -  Ángela BernardoCarmen TorrecillasMaría Álvarez Del Vayo

La pandemia ha messo in luce un problema nei sistemi sanitari dell’Europa meridionale: la carenza di personale infermieristico rispetto al numero della popolazione. I lavoratori più esposti di questa crisi non solo non erano equipaggiati, spesso mal pagati e con contratti precari, ma erano drammaticamente in pochi

Tampons are subject to the same VAT regime as tobacco and wine

07/08/2019 -  María Álvarez Del VayoEva Belmonte

Since 2007, the EU allows member states to reduce the so-called Tampon Tax. But half of the countries, including Italy, Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania, continue to apply a general VAT rate on such products