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Experts Predict Boom in Amphetamines Use in Bulgaria

Kids in Bulgaria are starting to take drugs at an increasingly lower age and are resorting to new types of narcotics, according to experts.

Society » Health | June 25, 2010, Friday // 19:26 | Viewed: 2578

Bulgarian Oncology Doctor Raises Alarm over Lack of Cancer Screening

Bulgaria is the only country in the EU that does not have a screening program for cancer, the Director of the National Oncology Hospital, Zdravka Valerianova announced.

Society » Health | June 25, 2010, Friday // 17:57 | Viewed: 2561

Bulgarian Teenagers to Receive Sexual Education

A Bulgarian pharmaceutical company and the Ministries of Education and Health will start an educational campaign on "Modern contraception".

Society » Health | June 21, 2010, Monday // 14:23 | Viewed: 2394

Bulgaria Moves to Protect Children from GMO

A ban of all genetically modified products and ingredients for preparation of children foods in Bulgaria has been proposed Wednesday in an amendment in the Bulgarian Food Act.

Society » Health | June 16, 2010, Wednesday // 15:10 | Viewed: 5756

Bulgaria Ranks Last in Europe for Blood Donation

No more than 20-22 people out of 1000 donate blood voluntarily in Bulgaria, which leaves the country at the bottom of the ranking for blood donation in Europe.

Society » Health | June 14, 2010, Monday // 14:22 | Viewed: 2190

Bulgarian PM Vows to Become Organ Donor

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, opened Friday the second national sports competition for people with transplants and on dialysis.

Society » Health | June 4, 2010, Friday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1519

Health Minister: Not Enough Doctors in Bulgaria

Bulgaria Health Minister, Anna-Maria Borisova, has stated that there are not enough doctors in Bulgaria, during her speech on International Children's Day in Sofia.

Society » Health | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1655

Bulgarian NGOs Complain to EC of Health Care Rights' Violation

Several Bulgarian NGOs announced Monday they are filing a class action complaint with the European Commission over systematic violations of health care rights in the country.

Society » Health | May 31, 2010, Monday // 17:14 | Viewed: 1806

WHO: Measles Make Rapid Comeback in Bulgaria

The World Health Organizations has warned that measles is making a rapid comeback in African, Asian and even some European countries, including Bulgaria, because of a lack of vaccination.

Society » Health | May 23, 2010, Sunday // 15:55 | Viewed: 2568

Bulgarian Govt: Medical Leave Anti-Crisis Measure Pays Off

The number of medical leaves in Bulgaria dropped by 20 000 in April, announced on Thursday Hristina Mitreva, the Chief of the National Social Security Institute (NOI).

Society » Health | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 20:21 | Viewed: 1415

Bulgarians Forced to Raise Money for Treatment Abroad

The number of Bulgarians that have applied for outside sponsorship for treatment abroad has tripled, announced Tuesday the executive director of the Bulgarian Donorship Program, Krasimira Velichkova.

Society » Health | May 18, 2010, Tuesday // 18:11 | Viewed: 1479

US to Help Bulgaria with Online Health Care

The US Ambassador to Bulgaria, James Warlick, voiced Monday his country's willingness to assist Bulgaria in implementing the online health care system in Bulgaria.

Society » Health | May 17, 2010, Monday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1820

Bulgaria National Healthcare With BGN 800 M to Spend

Bulgaria's National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) has BGN 800 M in its bank account as of March 31, 2010, announced Friday the Bulgarian Health Minister, Anna-Maria Borisova.

Society » Health | May 14, 2010, Friday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1624

Bulgaria Health Committee Calls for Motherhood Age Limit

Age cap on births has been demanded by the head of the Parliamentary Health Committee a day after a 62-year-old woman gave birth to twins in Northern Bulgaria.

Society » Health | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 17:39 | Viewed: 3651

Bulgaria Blue Coalition Demands Swift Healthcare Reforms

Bulgaria's right-wing Blue Coalition will retract its support for the Bulgarian Health Minister, Anna-Maria Borisova, if she fails to quickly implement reforms in the sector.

Society » Health | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1474

Bulgaria Health Minister: 130 Hospitals Are Enough

Bulgaria's Health Minister Anna-Maria Borisova said Thursday that the number of Bulgarian hospitals should be brought down to 130.

Society » Health | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 11:12 | Viewed: 2088

Bulgaria Deputy Minister in National Healthcare Supervision

Bulgaria's Deputy Transport Minister, Ivaylo Moskovski, was appointed member of the supervision council of the National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK).

Society » Health | May 12, 2010, Wednesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1793

Thousands of Bulgarian Women at Risk over Silicone Implants

About 3 600 Bulgarian women are at risk over poor quality silicone breast implants, the Chair of the Parliamentary Health Committee, Lachezar Ivanov, reports.

Society » Health | May 10, 2010, Monday // 18:11 | Viewed: 2156

Bulgarian Patients Angry about Medical Treatment

Patients in Bulgaria are most dissatisfied with the access to medical treatment and the availability of drugs in the country.

Society » Health | May 10, 2010, Monday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1975

Western European Headhunters Target Bulgarian Doctors

Managers of Western European hospitals are seeking to hire Bulgarian doctors and nurses at a labor market event in Sofia.

Society » Health | May 9, 2010, Sunday // 11:24 | Viewed: 2852

Top World Surgeons Save Lives of 7 Bulgarian Kids

A team of top world surgeons from Bulgaria, the United States, and Spain have performed life saving surgeries of seven Bulgarian children with spine deformations.

Society » Health | May 4, 2010, Tuesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 3705
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