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Bulgarian Govt Seeks to Halt Suicide Wave

Bulgaria's Health Ministry has reiterated that it will launch a campaign for the prevention of suicides in the country.

Society » Health | March 22, 2013, Friday // 12:29 | Viewed: 1091

Lidiya Neycheva Appointed Bulgaria's Deputy Health Minister

Master of Pharmacy Lidiya Neycheva has been appointed Deputy Health Minister.

Society » Health | March 21, 2013, Thursday // 16:54 | Viewed: 779

Horsemeat Pops Up in 1 More Bulgarian Food Product

Lab tests have revealed that one more Bulgarian "beef" product contains a portion of horsemeat, according to the country's Food Safety Agency.

Society » Health | March 21, 2013, Thursday // 14:21 | Viewed: 910

Health Minister Launches 'Desperate Bulgarians' Campaign

Bulgaria's caretaker Health Minister, Prof Nikolay Petrov, has mobilized all health inspectorates in the country to search for and provide assistance to people who are in danger of committing suicide.

Society » Health | March 21, 2013, Thursday // 13:44 | Viewed: 811

Bulgarian ER Workers Call for Reintroduction of Emergency Number 150

Bulgarian emergency care workers have called for the reintroduction of the emergency phone number for medical services 150.

Society » Health | March 18, 2013, Monday // 14:09 | Viewed: 1084

2 Bulgarian Firms Fined over Mislabeled Horsemeat

Two Bulgarian food producers have been fined after lab tests revealed that their "beef" products contain horsemeat, local food safety authorities announced Wednesday.

Society » Health | March 13, 2013, Wednesday // 12:06 | Viewed: 1184

Bulgaria's GERB Accused of Boycotting Healthcare Reform

Bulgarian Member of the Parliament from the opposition, Maya Manolova, has accused the center-right GERB party of boycotting moving forward with improving healthcare in the country.

Society » Health | March 8, 2013, Friday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1006

IKEA Says No Tainted Cakes Found in Bulgaria

No batches of chocolate almond cake containing faecal bacteria have been discovered in IKEA's Bulgarian store, IKEA House Market Bulgaria has declared in a statement.

Society » Health | March 6, 2013, Wednesday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1276

IKEA Withdraws Almond Cakes from Bulgaria, 22 Other Countries

Swedish furniture giant IKEA has withdrawn chocolate almond cake sold in its stores in 23 countries, including Bulgaria, after it was found to contain sewage bacteria.

Society » Health | March 6, 2013, Wednesday // 13:50 | Viewed: 980

No Horsemeat Found in Bulgaria's IKEA Store

No traces of horsemeat have been discovered in the meat products sold by Bulgaria's sole IKEA store in the capital Sofia, according to local food safety authorities.

Society » Health | March 1, 2013, Friday // 17:51 | Viewed: 1204

Bulgarian Doctors Take to the Streets to 'Save Nation'

Doctors from all over the country staged a protest Thursday afternoon against the policy of Bulgaria's National Health Insurance Fund, saying that it has led to restricted access to medical help.

Society » Health | February 28, 2013, Thursday // 17:52 | Viewed: 796

Bulgarian Doctors to Stage Nationwide Protests

Doctors from all over the country are staging a protest Thursday afternoon against the policy of Bulgaria's National Health Insurance Fund, saying that it has led to restricted access to medical help.

Society » Health | February 28, 2013, Thursday // 10:09 | Viewed: 861

Bulgarian Hospitals with Debts of BGN 147.8 M

Bulgarian hospitals have run up debts of nearly BGN 147.8 M, with BGN 66.3 M of them owed by the Military Medical Academy in Sofia, according to statistics of the Finance Ministry for debts of hospitals since the beginning of the term in office of the GER

Society » Health | February 27, 2013, Wednesday // 15:39 | Viewed: 734

Lab Tests Confirm: Horsemeat Lasagna Found in Bulgaria

Lab tests have confirmed that "beef" lasagna sold by a retail chain in Bulgaria contained horsemeat.

Society » Health | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1047

Bulgaria Launches Valentine's Day AIDS Campaign

Medical facilities in most regional centers will carry out free and anonymous consultations and HIV tests across Bulgaria as part of a Valentine's Day campaign to raise awareness of AIDS.

Society » Health | February 14, 2013, Thursday // 10:24 | Viewed: 687

Smoking in Public Spaces Doomed to Fail in Bulgarian Referendum - Poll

Supporters of the existing full smoking ban for enclosed public spaces in Bulgaria will win overwhelmingly if a referendum takes place on the issue, according to a poll.

Society » Health | February 5, 2013, Tuesday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1407

World Cancer Day 2013: Timely Treatment Can Save Lives

As the world observes World Cancer Day, Bulgarian doctors urged people to be aware and consult doctors even if they doubt a minor abscess of cancer.

Society » Health | February 4, 2013, Monday // 09:36 | Viewed: 1378

Bulgarian MPs Resuscitate Smoking Ban Debates

Parliamentary debates on the full smoking ban imposed in Bulgaria on June 1, 2012, will continue in plenary hall.

Society » Health | February 1, 2013, Friday // 13:54 | Viewed: 1339

Bulgarian Smokers to Stage Yet Another Anti-Ban Protest

Bulgarian protesters are to gather in front of the Parliament in downtown Sofia on Friday to stage a new rally in favor of "equal rights for smokers and non-smokers.

Society » Health | February 1, 2013, Friday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1531

New Reshuffle at Bulgaria's Transplant Agency

Bulgaria’s Health Minister, Desislava Atanasova, has fired the Executive Director of the country’s Executive Transplant Agency, Dr. Silvi Kirilov.

Society » Health | January 31, 2013, Thursday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1118

Stoyan Milanov Becomes CEO of Sofia Emergency Hospital

Assoc. Prof Stoyan Milanov is the new executive director of the Sofia-based Pirogov hospital, one of the busiest emergency hospitals in the country.

Society » Health | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 18:05 | Viewed: 1564
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