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Bulgarian Doctors Ready for Countrywide Strike

All medical professionals in Bulgaria are getting ready to go on strike in mid-September, the Chair of the Bulgarian Doctors' Union, Tsvetan Raychinov, informs.

Society » Health | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 10:46 | Viewed: 1477

Bulgarian Police to Check Meat Products for Violations

The Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov has announced the beginning of a new police operation, which will check whether meat producers use raw materials intended for disposal.

Society » Health | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 15:47 | Viewed: 2246

5 Dead, 116 Infected with West Nile Virus in Russia

Five people have died and at least 116 have been infected with the West Nile virus in Russia.

Society » Health | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 2220

Veterinary Service Confirms Anthrax Case in Northern Bulgaria

The Bulgarian National Veterinary-Medical Service confirmed Tuesday that the anthrax sample from the village of Brestovene was positive.

Society » Health | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 13:39 | Viewed: 2463

Bulgarian Drug Agency Warns of Expired Drugs

The Bulgarian Drug Agency has warned customers to be careful because a check has established that some pharmacies are selling drugs past their expiration dates.

Society » Health | August 23, 2010, Monday // 18:07 | Viewed: 2125

Bulgarian Man with Hepatic Crisis to Undergo Liver Transplantation

The 19-year-old man, who suffered a hepatic crisis and was transferred from Greece to Bulgaria on Sunday, will undergo a lifesaving transplantation of a liver.

Society » Health | August 23, 2010, Monday // 17:25 | Viewed: 2890

Health Authorities: No Anthrax Case in Northern Bulgaria

Health authorities in Bulgaria have refuted earlier suspicions that two people taken ill over the weekend in the region of northern town of Razgrad suffer from anthrax.

Society » Health | August 23, 2010, Monday // 13:17 | Viewed: 1791

Bulgarian Health Ministry to Cut Funding for Prophylactic Tests

The Bulgarian Health Ministry is planning amendments, which envision cut of the types and funding for prophylactic examinations.

Society » Health | August 22, 2010, Sunday // 18:33 | Viewed: 1335

Bulgarian Veterinary Service to Vaccinate Villages over Anthrax Alert

Veterinarians have started vaccinating against anthrax all herbivores in two villages near the Bulgarian cities of Yambol and Razgrad.

Society » Health | August 22, 2010, Sunday // 16:56 | Viewed: 2729

Bulgarian Youngster with Hepatic Crisis Transported from Greece

A specialized medical team has left for Greece's Thessaloniki in order to transport a Bulgarian citizen with a hepatic crisis, the Bulgarian Health Ministry has announced.

Society » Health | August 22, 2010, Sunday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1582

Anthrax Alert Rattles 2 Bulgarian Villages

A shepherd from the village of Stefan Karadzhovo is listed at the hospital in the Bulgarian southern city of Yambol after being diagnosed with a form of skin anthrax, Darik radio reports Saturday.

Society » Health | August 21, 2010, Saturday // 15:28 | Viewed: 3070

8 Die from West Nile Virus in Greece, Bulgaria in the Clear

Eight people have died in Greece as a result of infection with the West Nile virus, carried out by mosquitoes, the Greek ANA-MPA news agency has reported.

Society » Health | August 20, 2010, Friday // 16:34 | Viewed: 2410

Romania's Deadly Hospital Blast Rattles Bulgarian Health Minister

Bulgaria's Health Minister, Anna Maria Borisova, ordered Wednesday an immediate full-scale check of electric installations in all hospitals in the country.

Society » Health | August 18, 2010, Wednesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1541

47 People Suffer from West Nile Virus in Greece

The number of people infected with the West Nile virus in Greece has reached 47.

Society » Health | August 17, 2010, Tuesday // 15:03 | Viewed: 2444

Scientist Determined to Register Cancer Cure in Bulgaria

The Bulgarian Prodan Hristov, who has discovered a medicine against cancer, has announced that despite Macedonia's wish to register the medicine there, he wanted to do it in Bulgaria.

Society » Health | August 13, 2010, Friday // 12:29 | Viewed: 4573

32 People Suffer from West Nile Virus in Greece

The number of people affected with the West Nile virus in Greece has reached 32, the Greek ANA-MPA news agency has reported.

Society » Health | August 13, 2010, Friday // 11:43 | Viewed: 1983

Bulgaria Reveals Logo for 'Real' Meat Products

The Bulgarian National Veterinary Service has announced that the logo for the state standard for meat, "Stara Planina", was ready.

Society » Health | August 12, 2010, Thursday // 19:55 | Viewed: 1833

Bulgarian Govt, Doctors Reach Compromise

The Bulgarian government and the Bulgarian Medical Association reached compromise on some contested issues at a meeting Thursday.

Society » Health | August 12, 2010, Thursday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1394

Comatose Bulgarian Woman Not Infected with West Nile Virus

There is no evidence the woman, who was listed at the hospital in the southern Bulgarian city of Blagoevgrad has been infected with the deadly West Nile Virus.

Society » Health | August 12, 2010, Thursday // 10:39 | Viewed: 2190

Indignant Bulgarian Doctors Ready to Strike

Bulgarian doctors are ready to come out on protests in September in response to cuts in hospital funding, announced the head of the Bulgarian Medical Association Tsvetan Raychinov.

Society » Health | August 11, 2010, Wednesday // 17:32 | Viewed: 1409

Bulgaria's Health Insurance Fund: Hospitals Speculate with Money Cuts

The head of the Bulgarian National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) has announced that the hospitals are speculating with their complaints about the lack of money.

Society » Health | August 11, 2010, Wednesday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1692
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