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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: 2149

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: 2819

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: 2338

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: 2244

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: 3320

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: 4904

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: 2344

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: 2937

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: 2872

Fingerprint Authentication Mandatory in Bulgarian Hospitals As Of November 1

The new system for fingerprint authentication has been introduced in all health facilities in Bulgaria as of November 1.

Society » Health | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 7780

Emergency Medical Aid To Be Provided Within 30 Minutes

The Health Ministry intends for every Bulgarian citizen to have access to emergency medical aid within 30 minutes, reported bTV.

Society » Health | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 19:32 | Viewed: 9316

Bulgaria's Nuclear Institute: New Cyclotron To Become Operational in 2 Years

The new modern cyclotron at the Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAN) is expected to become operational within two years.

Society » Health | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2759

Bulgaria Ransk Last in Europe in Terms of Organ Donors

More than 30 transplants have been carried out in Bulgaria since the beginning of 2016.

Society » Health | October 24, 2016, Monday // 14:25 | Viewed: 10166

Bulgaria Owes BGN 95 M for Treatment of Bulgarian Patients in EU

The National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) owes over BGN 95 M to European health insurance funds for Bulgarian citizens treated in European Union member-states.

Society » Health | October 22, 2016, Saturday // 15:46 | Viewed: 3424

Bulgaria's Health Insurance Fund To End 2016 With BGN 50 M Deficit

The National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) will end 2016 with a deficit of about BGN 50 M, which it will transfer and pay via the budget next year.

Society » Health | October 18, 2016, Tuesday // 19:01 | Viewed: 3151

Bulgaria Ranks 5th in Europe in Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is still an issue of concern in Bulgaria, with the country keeping its fifth spot among European states according to that criteria.

Society » Health | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 3101

Two-Thirds of Deaths in Bulgaria Linked to Cardiovascular Diseases

Two in every three Bulgarians die from cardiovascular diseases, national statistics show.

Society » Health | September 29, 2016, Thursday // 14:20 | Viewed: 100189

Bulgaria Ranks 46th in Bloomberg's Healthcare System Index

Bulgaria is among the countries with the least efficient healthcare systems in the world, data published by Bloomberg shows.

Society » Health | September 29, 2016, Thursday // 13:59 | Viewed: 3509

Bulgaria Wins Praise for Achievements in Fighting HIV/AIDS

Bulgaria has achieved impressive results in the fight against HIV/AIDS, according to Sandra Irbe, Portfolio Manager for Bulgaria at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Bulgarian public radio broadcaster BNR reported on Thursday.

Society » Health | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 22:38 | Viewed: 33015

Bulgaria to Set up Advisory National Food Board

Bulgaria will establish an advisory body to coordinate the state policy in the food sector, the government has decided.

Society » Health | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 17:08 | Viewed: 33943

Bulgarian Midwife Guilty of Baby Beating Released on Bail

Emiliya Kovacheva, the midwife charged with the attempted murder of a 4-year-old baby, has been released on a bail of BGN 1500 (EUR 767).

Society » Health | July 14, 2016, Thursday // 16:49 | Viewed: 34904
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