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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: 867

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: 1056

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: 692

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: 1389

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: 1342

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: 1537

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: 1121

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

Bulgarian Doctors Union Head to Sue Finance Minister over Redirected Health Insurance Contributions

Tsvetan Raychinov, Chairman of the Bulgarian Doctors Union, has vowed to file a lawsuit against Finance Minister Dimeon Djankov over misused health insurance contributions.

Society » Health | January 22, 2013, Tuesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 938

Bulgarian Christmas Charity Raises BGN 2 M

The 'Bulgarian Christmas' charity, which was launched for the tenth time and with boosted expectations by President Rosen Plevneliev at the beginning of December, has collected BGN 2 045 763 so far.

Society » Health | January 18, 2013, Friday // 09:06 | Viewed: 1053

Tobacco-Addicted Bulgarians Ready to Unite in Party

Bulgarians, who are firmly against the ban on smoking in all enclosed public spaces, enforced as of June 1 last year, are bracing up to form a party to defend their rights.

Society » Health | January 17, 2013, Thursday // 08:39 | Viewed: 1318

4,000 In Vitro Babies Born in Bulgaria in 2012

4,000 babies have been born with the help of assisted reproduction procedures in Bulgaria during 2012, according to Bulgaria's Minister of Health Desislava Atanasova.

Society » Health | January 13, 2013, Sunday // 18:55 | Viewed: 1003

Bulgarian MPs Pass Health Insurance Act Amendments

Bulgaria's Parliament passed Thursday final amendments to the Health Insurance Act.

Society » Health | January 10, 2013, Thursday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1199

The Bulgaria 2012 Review: Health and Healthcare

Bulgaria's 2012 health news were marked once again by doctors and patients disgruntled over healthcare budget cuts and poor conditions at healthcare facilities.

Society » Health | January 7, 2013, Monday // 20:00 | Viewed: 2451

Smoking Ban Breaches Fetch BGN 185 000 to Bulgaria in 7 Months

A total of 392 penal rulings worth BGN 184 700 have been issued in the period June-December 2012 for violations of the full smoking ban in indoor public places.

Society » Health | January 4, 2013, Friday // 16:59 | Viewed: 1340

Sofia-Based Bar Fined BGN 10 000 for Breaching Smoking Ban

A Sofia-based bar has been fined BGN 10 000 for breaching the smoking ban in indoor public spaces.

Society » Health | January 3, 2013, Thursday // 12:37 | Viewed: 2002

Contaminated Turkish Potatoes Seized at Bulgarian Border

A dangerous potato load has been seized by Bulgarian authorities on the Bulgarian – Turkish border after a test has shown that the potatoes might be dangerous for human health.

Society » Health | December 30, 2012, Sunday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1050

Bulgaria's 2012 Christmas Charity Raises BGN 1.5 M

The "Bulgarian Christmas" charity, which was launched for the tenth time at the beginning of December, has collected a total of BGN 1.5 M so far.

Society » Health | December 26, 2012, Wednesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 890

Bulgarian Christmas Charity Raises BGN 350 000 Day before Culmination

The 'Bulgarian Christmas' charity, which was launched for the tenth time and with boosted expectations by President Rosen Plevneliev at the beginning of December, has collected BGN 347 000 so far.

Society » Health | December 24, 2012, Monday // 15:56 | Viewed: 965
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