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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: 1907

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: 1404

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: 17955

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: 18921

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: 20113

Minumum Risk of Zika Virus Spreading to Bulgaria After First Registered Case in Romania

According to Bulgarian health authorities, the risk of Zika virus spreading to the country has not heightened after the first registered case in Romania.

Society » Health | July 13, 2016, Wednesday // 20:03 | Viewed: 20112

Bulgaria Splits Medical Care Services into Basic and Complementary Packages

Bulgaria’s government has approved draft changes to the Health Insurance Act, which regulate the split of state-guaranteed medical care into a basic and a complementary package.

Society » Health | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 17:23 | Viewed: 19462

Fingerprint Identification to be Introduced in Bulgarian Hospitals by September 25

Fingerprint identification in Bulgarian hospitals will be introduced by September 25 at the latest.

Society » Health | April 21, 2016, Thursday // 14:06 | Viewed: 23437

Most Medicine Graduates in Bulgaria's Sofia Willing to Leave Country

Three-quarters of people who graduated the Medical University of Sofia in 2015 seek to leave the country, a survey cited by private bTV station shows.

Society » Health | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 21:48 | Viewed: 6184

Bulgarian Doctors to Hold National Protest in Downtown Sofia

The Bulgarian doctors' union will stage a national protest in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Wednesday.

Society » Health | April 6, 2016, Wednesday // 09:50 | Viewed: 22667

Doctors From Private Hospitals Stage Protest in Bulgaria

Doctors from private hospitals in parts of Bulgaria staged a protest on Monday.

Society » Health | April 4, 2016, Monday // 14:02 | Viewed: 22311

Bulgarian GPs Vow to End Protest on Monday

Bulgarian general practitioners (GPs) decided at their meeting in Veliko Tarnovo on Saturday to end the protest they have been staging since the beginning of the week on Monday.

Society » Health | April 3, 2016, Sunday // 11:30 | Viewed: 21766

Protest of Bulgarian GPs Grows Further as Ten More Regions Join

The protest of Bulgarian general practitioners (GPs) is to grow further on Thursday as ten more regions will join in it.

Society » Health | March 31, 2016, Thursday // 08:03 | Viewed: 21969

Nine Bulgarian Regions Join Protest of General Practitioners

The protest of general practitioners (GPs) is continuing to spread across Bulgaria, with nine more regions joining on Wednesday.

Society » Health | March 30, 2016, Wednesday // 10:14 | Viewed: 21461

Protest of General Practitioners Spreads to Five Other Bulgarian Regions

General practitioners (GPs) from five other Bulgarian regions will join the actions of their colleagues from the first four regions who began protesting by closing their practices on Monday.

Society » Health | March 29, 2016, Tuesday // 11:22 | Viewed: 21818

General Practitioners to Stage Protests Across Bulgaria

General practitioners (GPs) will stage protests across Bulgaria starting from Monday.

Society » Health | March 28, 2016, Monday // 09:56 | Viewed: 22216

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court Revokes Key Healthcare Reforms

The Bulgarian Constitutional Court revoked on Tuesday key parts of the package of healthcare reforms which had been proposed by Health Minister Petar Moskov.

Society » Health | March 9, 2016, Wednesday // 11:02 | Viewed: 7714

Bulgaria Urges Caution in Travel to South America over Zika, Dengue  

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has advised the country's citizens to exercise caution when visiting parts of South America afflicted by mosquito-transmitted diseases.

Society » Health | February 19, 2016, Friday // 17:23 | Viewed: 7056

Bulgarian MPs Adopt National Health Strategy 2014-2020

The Bulgarian parliament adopted on Thursday the national health strategy 2014-2020.

Society » Health | December 17, 2015, Thursday // 11:03 | Viewed: 21328

Bulgarian Parliament to Vote on National Health Strategy

The Bulgarian parliament is to vote on Thursday on the national health strategy (2014-2020).

Society » Health | December 17, 2015, Thursday // 09:00 | Viewed: 19956

Bulgaria Ranks among Europe's Worst Healthcare Spenders

Bulgaria has ranked low in terms of smart healthcare spending, recent data shows.

Society » Health | November 6, 2015, Friday // 14:19 | Viewed: 6451