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Bulgaria MPs Loosen Up Smoking Ban on 1st Read

The Bulgarian parliament approved on first read the proposed relaxation of Bulgaria's smoking ban in all closed public spaces.

Society » Health | April 28, 2010, Wednesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1932

Bulgaria Parliament Confirms New Health Fund Head

The Bulgarian Parliament has supported the nomination of Doctor Neli Nesheva to become the head of the Bulgarian National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK).

Society » Health | April 28, 2010, Wednesday // 10:07 | Viewed: 1486

Nominee for Head of National Health Fund Named

Doctor Neli Nesheva was nominated Tuesday for head of the Bulgarian National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK), according to media reports.

Society » Health | April 27, 2010, Tuesday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1610

Bulgaria Deputy Health Minister Resigns

Bulgarian Deputy Health Minister Mila Vlaskovska has submitted her resignation on 23 April, reports BTA.

Society » Health | April 26, 2010, Monday // 18:42 | Viewed: 2689

Gergana Pavlova Named Bulgaria Deputy Health Minister

Gergana Pavlova will be the new Deputy Health Minister, Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, announced Friday.

Society » Health | April 23, 2010, Friday // 14:17 | Viewed: 3442

Bulgaria's New Health Minister: Roll Your Sleeves Up, No More Jokes

The major problem of Bulgarian healthcare is its 'lack of substance', which is why reform is needed urgently, according to newly appointed Health Minister, Anna-Maria Borisova.

Society » Health | April 22, 2010, Thursday // 14:31 | Viewed: 2141

Ministry Report Vindicates Ousted Bulgarian Health Minister

Bulgaria's Health Ministry submitted Wednesday a report about its work under the leadership of now ousted Minister, Bozhidar Nanev.

Society » Health | April 21, 2010, Wednesday // 17:59 | Viewed: 2370

Bulgaria Right Wing Retracts Support for Health Minister-Hopeful

The Members of the Parliament from the right-wing Blue Coalition retracted Friday their tentative support for the nomination of the ruling GERB party for Health Minister.

Society » Health | April 16, 2010, Friday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1438

Bulgarian NGO Thrown Out of Parliament over Smoking Law Protest

Activists of a civic movement protesting the ruling majority's plans to water down the much expected ban to smoke in public places have been thrown out of the Bulgarian Parliament.

Society » Health | April 16, 2010, Friday // 13:53 | Viewed: 2940

'Smiley' New Bulgarian Health Minister Puzzles Journalists

Bulgaria's Health Minister nominee Prof. Anna-Maria Borisova has perplexed media by repeating “I will only smile” in answer to their burning questions.

Society » Health | April 15, 2010, Thursday // 16:16 | Viewed: 2019

Bulgaria Right Wing Mulls Confidence Vote for Health Minister

The right-wing Blue Coalition gave a positive assessment of the program of Prof. Anna-Maria Borisova, who is the GERB nomination for Health Minister.

Society » Health | April 14, 2010, Wednesday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1365

Bulgaria Health Care Still Running on Autopilot

The nomination of Prof. Anna-Maria Borisova as new Health Minister was not voted Wednesday by the Bulgarian Members of the Parliament, despite earlier promises of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, the health site DoctorOnline reports.

Society » Health | April 14, 2010, Wednesday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1766

Over 150 Experts Join Bulgaria Fifth National Spa Conference

More than 150 experts from across the country joined Bulgaria's fifth National Spa conference „Rehabilitation, balneotherapy, cosmetics", which opened last week in the Black Sea Golden Sands resort, organizers announced.

Society » Health | April 12, 2010, Monday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1729

Bulgaria with 70 000 Schizophrenia Patients

Some 70 000 people in Bulgaria have schizophrenia, Bulgarian psychiatrists announced, as quoted by

Society » Health | April 11, 2010, Sunday // 17:03 | Viewed: 2027

New Key Resignations Shake Bulgaria Health Ministry

Key figures from the political cabinet of Bulgaria's ousted Health Minister, Bozhidar Nanev, are submitting their resignations, Darik radio reports, citing unnamed sources,

Society » Health | April 9, 2010, Friday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1741

Majority of Bulgarians Support Smoking Ban

The majority of all Bulgarians - 78% are against the delay of the smoking ban in public spaces, a poll conducted by the health portal DoctorOnline shows.

Society » Health | April 9, 2010, Friday // 10:46 | Viewed: 1916

Bulgaria Fifth National Spa Conference Kicks off

Bulgaria's fifth National Spa conference „Rehabilitation, balneotherapy, cosmetics", which opened on Thursday, is dedicated to the problems with degenerative and inflammatory diseases, strain of the limbs, various defects of the spine, organizers an

Society » Health | April 8, 2010, Thursday // 15:04 | Viewed: 1700

Bulgaria Silistra Bans Bird Markets over Avian Flu Alert

The regional veterinary office in Bulgaria's Danube city of Silistra has banned all bird exhibits and open markets over the threat of avian flu.

Society » Health | April 2, 2010, Friday // 14:22 | Viewed: 3307

Dead Bird Found near Bulgaria's Varna Positive for Avian Flu

Bulgaria's Agriculture Ministry announced Thursday that the tests of a dead bird found near the Black Sea city of Varna came out positive for avian flu, H5N1.

Society » Health | April 1, 2010, Thursday // 16:08 | Viewed: 3379

Bulgaria PM Accepts Health Minister Resignation

Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov has accepted the resignation of Health Minister Bozhidar Nanev after he was charged over the 'Tamiflu' scandal on Tuesday.

Society » Health | March 31, 2010, Wednesday // 11:09 | Viewed: 1541

Bulgaria Health Minister 'Had Opportunity' to Save BGN 2,5 M

Sofia City Prosecutor, Nikolay Kokinov, has revealed that resigned Health Minister Bozhidar Nanev had the opportunity to buy 'Tamiflu' earlier and at a lower cost.

Society » Health | March 31, 2010, Wednesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 1359
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