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Health Authorities Step Up Food and Water Safety Inspections at Seaside Resorts

Health inspectors will carry out planned and random checks on the quality of food and water in the resorts at the Bulgarian seaside.

Society » Health | June 13, 2017, Tuesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 8468

Cyberknife is Now Operational at Hospital in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

Cyberknife has been introduced for the first time in Bulgaria at Sveti Georgi (Saint George) university hospital in the city of Plovdiv.

Society » Health | June 12, 2017, Monday // 16:35 | Viewed: 3175

Parliament Wants E-Healthcare System in 2 Years

The Parliament wants an e-healthcare system with all its components to be installed and implemented in a 2-year term, the MPs decided after a debate on a strategy for hospital development in Bulgaria, FOCUS News Agency reported.

Society » Health | June 9, 2017, Friday // 15:05 | Viewed: 65451

Beaches in Varna and Nearby Resorts Already have Medical Teams

The beaches in Varna city and nearby resorts already have medical teams, a reporter of FOCUS Radio - Varna said.

Society » Health | June 1, 2017, Thursday // 16:35 | Viewed: 14266

Konstantin Kachulev: 'E-prescription Introduction Expected to Cost BGN 12M'

The introduction of e-prescription is expected to cost around BGN 12 million, Konstantin Kachulev, chairman of the regional pharmaceutical association – Blagoevgrad announced, according to  FOCUS Radio – Pirin.

Society » Health | May 31, 2017, Wednesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 2286

Emergency hospital Pirogov to Receive as Donation First Ambulance for Newborns and Children in Bulgaria

On Wednesday, the largest local emergency hospital Pirogov will receive as a donation the first specialised ambulance for newborns and children in Bulgaria, worth over BGN 150 000, the hospital’s press office said.

Society » Health | May 29, 2017, Monday // 14:53 | Viewed: 14693

26,000 Children With Disabilities Receive Family Allowances and the Amount for This Year Is BGN 160m

''Children who receive family allowances under the Family Allowances for Children Act are about 26,000 and this year’s budget provides for payments of over BGN 160 million'', Minister of Labour and Social Policy Biser Petkov said at a briefing at the Coun

Society » Health | May 18, 2017, Thursday // 09:38 | Viewed: 4036

Seven European Countries Hunting for Bulgarian Doctors

In Germany, Great Britain, Belgium and Scandinavia pay 5000 euros a month.

Society » Health | April 14, 2017, Friday // 09:55 | Viewed: 36393

Bulgaria's SAC Revokes Fingerprint Identification for Hospital Patients

Bulgaria’s Supreme Administrative Court has annulled finally the regulation for the admitting and discharge of patients from hospitals only after fingerprint identification.

Society » Health | March 28, 2017, Tuesday // 16:46 | Viewed: 4156

Introduction of Fingerprint Identification in Outpatient Sector Postponed

Bulgaria's Health Ministry has postponed the introduction of fingerprint identification in the outpatient sector.

Society » Health | February 21, 2017, Tuesday // 11:57 | Viewed: 46958

Flu Peak in Bulgaria Expected in April

With the increase in temperatures, a new flu wave is expected, warned the director of the National Centre on Infectious and Parasitic Diseases Professor Todor Kantardzhiev.

Society » Health | February 20, 2017, Monday // 13:11 | Viewed: 47595

Number of Doctors Leaving Bulgaria 'On Decline' - Ex-Min

The number of doctors leaving Bulgaria in search of better perspectives abroad has falled over the past two years, former Deputy Health Minister Vanyo Sharkov has said.

Society » Health | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 4428

Bird Flu: 63 Locations of Infections in Bulgaria

The number of locations where bird flu cases have been registered has risen to 63, officials say.

Society » Health | January 15, 2017, Sunday // 10:42 | Viewed: 5520

Flu Epidemic Declared in Two Bulgarian Towns

The southern Bulgarian towns of Harmanli and Haskovo have declared a flu epidemic as of December 29, public broadcaster BNR reports.

Society » Health | December 29, 2016, Thursday // 09:33 | Viewed: 45978

Flu Epidemic Starts 20-30 Days Earlier Than Predicted in Bulgaria

For the first time in six years, the flu epidemic started 20-30 days earlier than predicted.

Society » Health | December 27, 2016, Tuesday // 14:12 | Viewed: 45468

Sofia Hosts 3rd Global Summit for Preemies

140 participants from five continents united efforts for saving the life and health of premature babies.

Society » Health | December 6, 2016, Tuesday // 14:31 | Viewed: 5489

Bulgarian MPs Keep Health Insurance Contribution at 8%

Bulgarian lawmakers have agreed to keep health insurance contributions at a level of 8% of the monthly wage.

Society » Health | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 11:51 | Viewed: 45481

High Blood Pressure Medications Free-of-Charge As Of New Year

Medicines for high blood pressure will be free-of-charge as of New Year.

Society » Health | November 25, 2016, Friday // 14:34 | Viewed: 46996

Bulgaria's SAC Rules Fingerprint Identification in Hospitals Is Not Valid

The Supreme Administrative Court has ruled that fingerprint identification in hospitals is not valid.

Society » Health | November 22, 2016, Tuesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 5412

Bulgaria's Health Minister To Be Indicted Over Vaccines Scandal

Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office is preparing an indictment against Health Minister Moskov in relation to the vaccines scandal which took place at the beginning of 2016.

Society » Health | November 17, 2016, Thursday // 17:11 | Viewed: 6072

Bulgaria, Romania Sign Agreement on Negotiating Expensive Medicines Discounts

The Health Ministers of Bulgaria and Romania have signed a bi-lateral agreement on negotiating discounts for expensive medicines.

Society » Health | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 19:06 | Viewed: 6025
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