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Seven European Countries Hunting for Bulgarian Doctors

In Germany, Great Britain, Belgium and Scandinavia pay 5000 euros a month.

Society » Health | April 14, 2017, Friday // 09:55 | Viewed: 10295

Bulgaria's SAC Revokes Fingerprint Identification for Hospital Patients

Bulgaria’s Supreme Administrative Court has annulled finally the regulation for the admitting and discharge of patients from hospitals only after fingerprint identification.

Society » Health | March 28, 2017, Tuesday // 16:46 | Viewed: 2754

Introduction of Fingerprint Identification in Outpatient Sector Postponed

Bulgaria's Health Ministry has postponed the introduction of fingerprint identification in the outpatient sector.

Society » Health | February 21, 2017, Tuesday // 11:57 | Viewed: 21515

Flu Peak in Bulgaria Expected in April

With the increase in temperatures, a new flu wave is expected, warned the director of the National Centre on Infectious and Parasitic Diseases Professor Todor Kantardzhiev.

Society » Health | February 20, 2017, Monday // 13:11 | Viewed: 22104

Number of Doctors Leaving Bulgaria 'On Decline' - Ex-Min

The number of doctors leaving Bulgaria in search of better perspectives abroad has falled over the past two years, former Deputy Health Minister Vanyo Sharkov has said.

Society » Health | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 3035

Bird Flu: 63 Locations of Infections in Bulgaria

The number of locations where bird flu cases have been registered has risen to 63, officials say.

Society » Health | January 15, 2017, Sunday // 10:42 | Viewed: 4112

Flu Epidemic Declared in Two Bulgarian Towns

The southern Bulgarian towns of Harmanli and Haskovo have declared a flu epidemic as of December 29, public broadcaster BNR reports.

Society » Health | December 29, 2016, Thursday // 09:33 | Viewed: 22159

Flu Epidemic Starts 20-30 Days Earlier Than Predicted in Bulgaria

For the first time in six years, the flu epidemic started 20-30 days earlier than predicted.

Society » Health | December 27, 2016, Tuesday // 14:12 | Viewed: 21677

Sofia Hosts 3rd Global Summit for Preemies

140 participants from five continents united efforts for saving the life and health of premature babies.

Society » Health | December 6, 2016, Tuesday // 14:31 | Viewed: 4223

Bulgarian MPs Keep Health Insurance Contribution at 8%

Bulgarian lawmakers have agreed to keep health insurance contributions at a level of 8% of the monthly wage.

Society » Health | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 11:51 | Viewed: 22351

High Blood Pressure Medications Free-of-Charge As Of New Year

Medicines for high blood pressure will be free-of-charge as of New Year.

Society » Health | November 25, 2016, Friday // 14:34 | Viewed: 23848

Bulgaria's SAC Rules Fingerprint Identification in Hospitals Is Not Valid

The Supreme Administrative Court has ruled that fingerprint identification in hospitals is not valid.

Society » Health | November 22, 2016, Tuesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 4157

Bulgaria's Health Minister To Be Indicted Over Vaccines Scandal

Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office is preparing an indictment against Health Minister Moskov in relation to the vaccines scandal which took place at the beginning of 2016.

Society » Health | November 17, 2016, Thursday // 17:11 | Viewed: 4793

Bulgaria, Romania Sign Agreement on Negotiating Expensive Medicines Discounts

The Health Ministers of Bulgaria and Romania have signed a bi-lateral agreement on negotiating discounts for expensive medicines.

Society » Health | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 19:06 | Viewed: 4663

Fingerprint Authentication Mandatory in Bulgarian Hospitals As Of November 1

The new system for fingerprint authentication has been introduced in all health facilities in Bulgaria as of November 1.

Society » Health | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 25783

Emergency Medical Aid To Be Provided Within 30 Minutes

The Health Ministry intends for every Bulgarian citizen to have access to emergency medical aid within 30 minutes, reported bTV.

Society » Health | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 19:32 | Viewed: 27141

Bulgaria's Nuclear Institute: New Cyclotron To Become Operational in 2 Years

The new modern cyclotron at the Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAN) is expected to become operational within two years.

Society » Health | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 16:54 | Viewed: 4546

Bulgaria Ransk Last in Europe in Terms of Organ Donors

More than 30 transplants have been carried out in Bulgaria since the beginning of 2016.

Society » Health | October 24, 2016, Monday // 14:25 | Viewed: 27752

Bulgaria Owes BGN 95 M for Treatment of Bulgarian Patients in EU

The National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) owes over BGN 95 M to European health insurance funds for Bulgarian citizens treated in European Union member-states.

Society » Health | October 22, 2016, Saturday // 15:46 | Viewed: 5212

Bulgaria's Health Insurance Fund To End 2016 With BGN 50 M Deficit

The National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) will end 2016 with a deficit of about BGN 50 M, which it will transfer and pay via the budget next year.

Society » Health | October 18, 2016, Tuesday // 19:01 | Viewed: 4961

Bulgaria Ranks 5th in Europe in Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is still an issue of concern in Bulgaria, with the country keeping its fifth spot among European states according to that criteria.

Society » Health | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 4867
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