A record number of Bulgarians have been hospitalized in 2012, says the Head of the country's National Health Insurance Fund, NZOK, Plamen Tsekov.
Bulgarian Health Minister Desislava Atanasova has criticized managers of bars, restaurants and other establishment s over the planned boycott of the full smoking ban in enclosed public spaces.
Bulgaria's full smoking ban in closed public spaces survived on Thursday, as the parliamentary committee on health unanimously voted against lifting it.
Non-smokers are due to take to the streets of Bulgaria's capital on Thursday in protest against the proposed easing of the full ban on smoking in all enclosed public spaces, enforced as of June 1.
Bulgarian Health Minister Desislava Atanasova and some lawmakers from her centrist-right GERB party appear to have clashed over the potential lifting of the country's full smoking ban in closed public spaces.
Bulgarian Health Minister Desislava Atanasova has reiterated her firm stance against the potential lifting of the full smoking ban in closed public spaces that was imposed in the country in June.
Bulgaria's public hospitals have a total debt amounting to BGN 350 M, said Bulgarian Minister of Health Desislava Atanasova Sunday.
Bulgaria's Parliament will discuss the possibility of lifting the full smoking ban in closed public spaces, according to parliamentary health committee head Desislava Daritkova.
Bulgaria's right-wing Blue Coalition has demanded the resignations of Finance Minister Simeon Djankov and the director of the National Health Insurance Fund over what it perceives as failed policies.
The full smoking ban in indoor spaces in Bulgaria would remain without any future changes, according to MPs from the ruling GERB party.
The 'Bulgarian Christmas' charity, which was set up by former President Georgi Parvanov in 2002 to give sick children a hope, was launched for the tenth time and with boosted expectations by his successor Rosen Plevneliev.
The flu wave in Bulgaria for the 2012-13 winter season is expected to come in January, said Bulgaria's Chief Health Inspector Angel Kunchev.
Health Minister Desislava Atanasova has announced that a total of 13 hospitals in Bulgaria will undergo upgrading and improvement works worth over BGN 147 M.
The thirty eight doctors and nurses from the Regional Blood Transfusion Center in Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna, who decided to quit at the beginning of November because of low salaries and poor work conditions, are withdrawing their resignations.
Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court, VAS, has ruled against the National Health Insurance Fund, NZOK, on charges of discrimination against people suffering from multiple sclerosis.
A bunch of citizens gathered in Bulgaria's Danube town of Ruse to protest against the full smoking ban imposed in the country several months ago.
Bulgarian Health Minister Desislava Atanasova has firmly denied any possibility of the full smoking ban in closed public spaces being lifted in the country.
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