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Bulgaria Ranks First in Unfortunate EU Health Statistics

Bulgaria ranks first in EU terms of stroke mortality rates, according to the Health Strategy 2014-2020.

Society » Health | March 6, 2014, Thursday // 12:09 | Viewed: 8023

Many Bulgarians Travel Over 50 km to See A Doctor

As many as 1.4 M Bulgarians have to travel distances more than 50 km to reach a hospital.

Society » Health | March 4, 2014, Tuesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 2109

Bulgaria and Greece To Set Up Transplantation Network

Bulgaria and Greece will set up a regional network for exchange of organs for transplantation.

Society » Health | February 25, 2014, Tuesday // 17:41 | Viewed: 1248

Half of Bulgaria's Medics Will Retire Within 10 Years

The shortage of medical professionals in Bulgaria will reach dramatic levels in the next 10 years.

Society » Health | February 24, 2014, Monday // 11:27 | Viewed: 1472

Bulgaria Launches Valentine's Day AIDS Campaign

Bulgarian Health Ministry is organizing a nation-wide informational anti-AIDS campaign on Valentine's Day.

Society » Health | February 14, 2014, Friday // 13:54 | Viewed: 1198

Some 2 M Bulgarians Do Not Pay for Health Care

Out of 7.282 million Bulgarian citizens, 2.034 million do not pay their health insurance, according to official data.

Society » Health | February 9, 2014, Sunday // 11:02 | Viewed: 1337

Bulgaria’s Health Ministry Considers Bringing Back Sanitary Aviation

According to a strategy of Bulgaria’s Health Ministry, helicopters can be used to transport patients to university hospitals and to emergency medical centers.

Society » Health | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1235

Dieticians Want Ban on Margarine Sales in Bulgaria

Dieticians want the sale of margarine in Bulgaria to be banned.

Society » Health | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 2130

Bulgarian MPs Once Again to Propose Lifting Full Smoking Ban

Several Bulgarian MPs of the ruling majority will put forward new amendments to the Healthcare Act, which would lift the full smoking ban in Bulgaria.

Society » Health | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 2181

World Marks Cancer Prevention Day

The 4th of February is the World Cancer Day - dedicated to raising awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, early detection, and treatment.

Society » Health | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1349

Bulgarian Healthcare in Dire Straits – Study

The overall health of Bulgarians and the situation with healthcare are worsening, according to a recent report.

Society » Health | January 30, 2014, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1660

Half of Bulgarians Reluctant to Donate Organs

Almost 60 percent of Bulgarians will not consent to donating their organs, according to a nationwide representative survey.

Society » Health | January 28, 2014, Tuesday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1949

Flu Epidemic Continues to Spread Across Bulgaria

Nearly one third of Bulgaria is in a state of flu epidemic, as it continues to spread.

Society » Health | January 28, 2014, Tuesday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1358

1 More Bulgarian City Declares Flu Epidemic

Ruse has become the latest Bulgarian city to declare a flu epidemic.

Society » Health | January 24, 2014, Friday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1856

Bulgaria's Sofia Appoints New Deputy Mayor

Major General Professor Stoyan Tonev has been appointed as deputy mayor of Bulgaria’s capital Sofia.

Society » Health | January 24, 2014, Friday // 11:13 | Viewed: 760

Flu Epidemic Declared for Sofia City

A flu epidemic has been declared for the Bulgarian capital Sofia by the Regional Health Inspectorate.

Society » Health | January 22, 2014, Wednesday // 15:58 | Viewed: 2114

Flu Epidemic Declared for Sofia Region

A flu epidemic has been declared Tuesday throughout the Sofia region, announced Dr. Alexander Zlatanov, Director of the Regional Health Inspectorate.

Society » Health | January 21, 2014, Tuesday // 09:07 | Viewed: 2125

Burgas Declares Flu Epidemic

Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Burgas has declared a flu epidemic on its territory, with 405 cases of influenza and acute respiratory diseases.

Society » Health | January 17, 2014, Friday // 17:36 | Viewed: 2833

50% of Doctors Work in Bulgaria's 6 Biggest Cities

Half of the doctors in Bulgaria work in the six biggest cities in the country, according to data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI).

Society » Health | January 5, 2014, Sunday // 16:04 | Viewed: 1284

12 Emergency Care Units to Be Opened in 10 Bulgarian Cities in 2014

A total of 12 emergency centers are to start functioning in Bulgaria as of 2014, according to Health Minister Tanya Andreeva.

Society » Health | December 19, 2013, Thursday // 20:06 | Viewed: 1346

Bulgarian Health Ministry to Increase Smoking Ban Checks during Holidays

The Bulgarian Health Ministry has announced it will increase the checks for smoking in public places during the upcoming holidays.

Society » Health | December 13, 2013, Friday // 17:24 | Viewed: 1526