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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: 1543

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: 1710

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: 1871

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: 2655

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: 1435

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: 1515

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: 1882

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: 1688

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: 3711

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: 1501

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: 2153

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: 1819

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: 2210

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: 2004

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: 2940

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: 3824

Head of Doctors Union: Bulgaria Health Minister Is Easy to Talk with

Bulgaria's Doctors Union and the Bulgarian Health Minister Anna-Maria Borisova agree on 90% of the health issues in the country.

Society » Health | May 3, 2010, Monday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1807

Psychiatry Clinic Head Named Bulgaria Deputy Health Minister

Professor Ivan Milanov is going to be appointed Deputy Health Minister, Bulgaria's Health Minister, Anna-Maria Borisova announced Friday.

Society » Health | April 30, 2010, Friday // 16:17 | Viewed: 2173

Bulgaria Health Minister: Smoking Ban Relaxation Unavoidable

The Bulgarian Health Minister Anna-Maria Borisova backed parliament's decision to loosen up smoking ban in public places in Bulgaria.

Society » Health | April 28, 2010, Wednesday // 16:31 | Viewed: 2608

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: 1946

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: 1495
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