The smoking rate in Bulgaria, which has been traditionally high compared to other European countries, has decreased by 5 percentage points, according to a study.
Bulgaria's Parliament has rejected at first reading the proposal to restore the so-called informed consent of living donors in the Human Organ Transplant Act.
Canada may consider setting up a registry, which will gather information about the condition of multiple sclerosis patients, who have received a controversial treatment in foreign countries, including Bulgaria.
A controversial treatment for multiple sclerosis patients, which is available in Bulgaria, is gaining popularity in Canada, all the more so after the country's major federal funding agency refused to provide money for it.
Bulgaria will purchase foreign-manufactured software to use it in determining prices of hospital care, new Health Minister, Stefan Konstantinov, says.
The Bulgarian Medical Association passed a resolution Tuesday it is still ready to strike should the government fail to take up resolute actions to restore failing finances of the health care system.
The Bulgarian right-wing Blue Coalition might steer away from supporting the nomination of Dr. Stefan Konstantinov for health minister.
Bulgarian doctors have announced they would not protest if the Prime Minister Boyko Borisov makes a written promise for more funding for health care and for removal of delegated budgets for hospitals.
The head of the state Health Insurance Fund has firmly denied allegations that a total of BGN 319 M went missing from its coffers in 2009.
Stefan Konstantinov, who was nominated on Thursday as the country's new health minister, has expressed hopes that the government is a step away from a solution to the funding row that has put hospitals in debt.
The Bulgarian Doctors' Union have called on prosecutors to launch a probe into the accounts of the state Health Insurance Fund, claiming BGN 319 M went missing from them in 2009.
Bulgaria's prime minister has nominated Stefan Konstantinov for new health minister to replace Anna-Maria Borisova, who quit Wednesday over a funding row that has put hospitals in debt, the governmental press office announced.
The Bulgarian Doctors Union declared Wednesday cautious support for the ousted Health Minister, Anna-Maria Borisova, saying her resignation is an act that deserves respect.
The Bulgarian government is planning changes, which envision that patients should make additional payments for treatment in hospital, according to a report.
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