Childhood obesity is still an issue of concern in Bulgaria, with the country keeping its fifth spot among European states according to that criteria.
Two in every three Bulgarians die from cardiovascular diseases, national statistics show.
Bulgaria is among the countries with the least efficient healthcare systems in the world, data published by Bloomberg shows.
Bulgaria has achieved impressive results in the fight against HIV/AIDS, according to Sandra Irbe, Portfolio Manager for Bulgaria at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Bulgarian public radio broadcaster BNR reported on Thursday.
Emiliya Kovacheva, the midwife charged with the attempted murder of a 4-year-old baby, has been released on a bail of BGN 1500 (EUR 767).
According to Bulgarian health authorities, the risk of Zika virus spreading to the country has not heightened after the first registered case in Romania.
Bulgaria’s government has approved draft changes to the Health Insurance Act, which regulate the split of state-guaranteed medical care into a basic and a complementary package.
Fingerprint identification in Bulgarian hospitals will be introduced by September 25 at the latest.
Three-quarters of people who graduated the Medical University of Sofia in 2015 seek to leave the country, a survey cited by private bTV station shows.
The Bulgarian doctors' union will stage a national protest in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Wednesday.
Doctors from private hospitals in parts of Bulgaria staged a protest on Monday.
The protest of Bulgarian general practitioners (GPs) is to grow further on Thursday as ten more regions will join in it.
The protest of general practitioners (GPs) is continuing to spread across Bulgaria, with nine more regions joining on Wednesday.
General practitioners (GPs) from five other Bulgarian regions will join the actions of their colleagues from the first four regions who began protesting by closing their practices on Monday.
General practitioners (GPs) will stage protests across Bulgaria starting from Monday.
The Bulgarian Constitutional Court revoked on Tuesday key parts of the package of healthcare reforms which had been proposed by Health Minister Petar Moskov.
Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has advised the country's citizens to exercise caution when visiting parts of South America afflicted by mosquito-transmitted diseases.
The Bulgarian parliament adopted on Thursday the national health strategy 2014-2020.
The Bulgarian parliament is to vote on Thursday on the national health strategy (2014-2020).
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