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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: 1515

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: 5805

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: 5206

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: 5650

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: 5352

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: 4897

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: 5166

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: 4686

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: 5043

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: 5484

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: 6834

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: 6222

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: 5018

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: 3857

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: 5639

Bulgaria FinMin Downplays Fiscal Benefit of 'Junk Food' Tax Bill

Politicians should be wary of attempts to manipulate the market or direct consumer behavior to one or another kind of goods, Bulgaria's Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov has said.

Society » Health | October 23, 2015, Friday // 08:48 | Viewed: 4792

'Junk Food' Tax in Bulgaria Might Range from 3 to 78% - Health Min

Food containing high quantities of sugar, salt, caffeine or vegetable oil might be levied a tax ranging between 3 and 80 percent, Bulgaria's health and sports ministers said on Tuesday.

Society » Health | October 21, 2015, Wednesday // 09:24 | Viewed: 6443

Salaries in Bulgaria’s Emergency Care Sector to Go Up by 20% as of Jan 2015

Salaries in the emergency healthcare sector will increase by 20% as of January 2015, according to Deputy Health Minister Vanyo Sharkov.

Society » Health | September 29, 2015, Tuesday // 10:54 | Viewed: 4402

3% of Bulgaria’s Population Have No Access to Emergency Medial Service

211 000 Bulgarian nationals, or 3% of the population, have no access to emergency medical service because they live in remote areas, according to a report of the National Audit Office (NAO) on the quality of medical care in the country.

Society » Health | September 27, 2015, Sunday // 14:31 | Viewed: 5776

Bulgaria’s Health Minister Proposes to Introduce 'Junk Food' Tax

Bulgaria’s Health Minister Petar Moskov has proposed to introduce a new tax on producers of “junk food” to stimulate the use of healthy food, particularly by children and adolescents.

Society » Health | September 15, 2015, Tuesday // 18:33 | Viewed: 12467

World Bank Said to Be Urging Bulgaria to Cut VAT on Drugs

The World Bank has recommended to Bulgaria to cut Value Added Vax (VAT) levied on medicines as the tax is too high and poses a heavier burden on the poorer patients, Sega news daily reported on Monday.

Society » Health | August 24, 2015, Monday // 16:36 | Viewed: 5194