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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: 2204

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: 1364

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: 1664

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: 1952

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: 1385

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: 1910

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: 914

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: 2122

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: 2134

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: 2883

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: 1289

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: 1349

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: 1528

Bulgarian Parliament Rejects Easing Full Smoking Ban

Bulgaria’s Parliament rejected on first reading the amendments to the Health Act, which proposed to liberalize the full smoking ban.

Society » Health | December 12, 2013, Thursday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1878

Bulgarians Protest against Ease of Smoking Ban

A protest against the smoking ban repeal is held in front of the Bulgarian Parliament Thursday.

Society » Health | December 12, 2013, Thursday // 12:07 | Viewed: 1133

Bulgaria's Parliament Decides on Easing Smoking Ban

Тhe Bulgarian Parliament is expected to put to the vote on Thursday the proposal for amendments to the full smoking ban.

Society » Health | December 12, 2013, Thursday // 07:34 | Viewed: 1359

Bulgaria Marks Global AIDS Day

Bulgaria will mark the World AIDS Day on Sunday with several campaigns scheduled around the capital Sofia.

Society » Health | December 1, 2013, Sunday // 10:55 | Viewed: 3459

European Study: Bulgarian Healthcare Is in 'Dire Straits'

Bulgaria's healthcare is four spots (30th) before the last one in Europe in the 2013 ranking of the Euro Health Consumer Index (EHCI).

Society » Health | November 30, 2013, Saturday // 11:24 | Viewed: 7548

Bulgaria’s Health Insurance Fund to Check Hospital Records

Bulgaria’s National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) will conduct probes into the activities of state and private hospitals.

Society » Health | November 25, 2013, Monday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1007

Bulgarian Socialists Firm on Easing Smoking Ban before New Year

The Bulgarian Socialist Party will attempt to ease the full ban on smoking in public places in the country on time for the New Year celebrations.

Society » Health | November 25, 2013, Monday // 16:31 | Viewed: 2574

Number of Babies Born in Bulgaria down by 4500 in 2013

Bulgarian health Minister Tanya Andreeva has drawn attention to the worrying forecast that the number of babies born in 2013 will be 4500 less compared to 2012.

Society » Health | November 23, 2013, Saturday // 15:42 | Viewed: 3515