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Varna Hospital To Transplant Stem Cells For Leukaemia Treatment

By the end of the year the University Hospital St.

Society » Health | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 19:26 | Viewed: 1175

At Least BGN 0.5B More Needed for Healthcare in 2015 – Expert

At least BGN 0.

Society » Health | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 809

Bulgaria's Chief Health Inspector: Ebola Threat Is Not Imminent

The ebola threat, however real, is not imminent for Bulgaria, said the country's Chief Health Inspector Doctor Angel Kunchev for the BNT public broadcaster.

Society » Health | October 10, 2014, Friday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1411

Medical Union Demands Update Of Health Insurance Fund Budget Update

The Union of Bulgarian Medics (BLS) demands an urgent update of the National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK), said the deputy chairperson Yulian Yordanov for the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Health | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 20:16 | Viewed: 1056

Up to 4% Price Hike of Over-the-counter Drugs Expected in Bulgaria

A price hike of up to 4% of over-the-counter drugs is expected, according to professor Ilko Getov, President of the Bulgarian Pharmaceutical Union.

Society » Health | October 4, 2014, Saturday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1156

Bulgaria Among Countries with Lowest Flu Vaccination Coverage

Bulgaria ranks last among European countries in terms of the implementation of preventive measures against the flu, especially the use of the seasonal flu vaccine.

Society » Health | October 4, 2014, Saturday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1377

600 Thousand Bulgarians Suffer from Diabetes – Expert

Some 9% of Bulgarians have diabetes, according to Dr. Natalia Temelkova, endocrinologist at Alexandrovska Hospital in Sofia.

Society » Health | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 16:35 | Viewed: 711

Bulgaria’s National Health Insurance Fund Seeks Budget Update by BGN 100 M

Bulgaria’s National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) will request a budget update by BGN 100 M, according to Kiril Ananiev, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the NHIF and caretaker Deputy Finance Minister.

Society » Health | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 17:38 | Viewed: 909

Flu Epidemic Most Likely To Peak In January – February

This winter's flu strains will most likely be the same as last year's, said Dr Mayda Tiholova, national consultant on infectious diseases, for the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Health | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 11:05 | Viewed: 923

Heart Disease Remains Leading Cause of Death in Bulgaria

Nearly one third of all deaths worldwide are caused by cardiovascular diseases, announced by the Bulgarian Society of Cardiology.

Society » Health | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1356

19% of Bulgarians Paid No Health Insurance Contributions in 2013

A total of 1.

Society » Health | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 12:55 | Viewed: 1055

400 Doctors Left Bulgaria to Work Overseas since January

A total of 400 doctors have left Bulgaria to work abroad since the beginning of 2014, according to Dimitar Lenkov from the Bulgarian Medical Association.

Society » Health | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 08:47 | Viewed: 1051

Bulgaria Among Countries with Lowest Suicide Rates – WHO

The World Health Organization has released a global report on suicide prevention and it shows that each year more than 800,000 people take their own lives — about one person every 40 seconds.

Society » Health | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 1244

Bulgarian Health Insurance Fund Chief Backs New Budget Update by BGN 117 M

Bulgarian hospitals will get BGN 120 M for their activities in September and October, according to Kiril Ananiev, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF).

Society » Health | September 8, 2014, Monday // 18:10 | Viewed: 945

Director of Sofia Regional Health Inspectorate Dismissed

Ognyan Ivanov, Director of the Regional Health Inspectorate in Sofia, has been dismissed.

Society » Health | August 26, 2014, Tuesday // 20:24 | Viewed: 1161

Bulgaria's Health Minister Halts BGN 30 M of Procurement

Public procurement procedures worth BGN 30 M were launched in the healthcare sector during the last days of Plamen Oresharski's cabinet, the interim Health Minister revealed.

Society » Health | August 22, 2014, Friday // 07:33 | Viewed: 1283

Young Bulgarian Doctors Stage Symbolic Protest Carrying Suitcases

Some 80% of young Bulgarian doctors and medical graduates seek job opportunities abroad, according to the alarming results of a patient organizations survey.

Society » Health | August 19, 2014, Tuesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 1676

Childhood Obesity in Bulgaria Growing at Alarming Rate

Childhood obesity in Bulgaria has increased from 12.3% in 2008 to 13.9% in 2014, a new study among 3,353 children at the age of 7 has showed.

Society » Health | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1982

New Medical Standards To Be Introduced for Bulgaria's GPs

New medical standards will be introduced for Bulgaria's GP medics, reports Sega daily.

Society » Health | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1135

WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak 'International Public Health Emergency'

The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak an international public health emergency – its highest-level alert possible, Friday.

Society » Health | August 9, 2014, Saturday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1324

No Health Reform Likely Soon, Outgoing Minister Says

Outgoing Health Minister Tanya Andreeva on Monday said Bulgaria is unlikely to soon push through the long-delayed reform of its healthcare sector.

Society » Health | August 4, 2014, Monday // 13:49 | Viewed: 719