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Bulgaria 'to Invest EUR 300 M in Healthcare in 2016'

The government will invest a total of EUR 300 M in Bulgaria's cash-strapped healthcare in 2016, Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova has announced.

Society » Health | December 9, 2014, Tuesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 802

Incidents with Sofia Emergency Teams 'Not Related to Roma'

Incidents involving attacks on emergency medical teams do not necessarily involve Roma communities, Sofia emergency aid head Georgi Gelev has warned.

Society » Health | December 9, 2014, Tuesday // 09:54 | Viewed: 988

Emergency Medical Teams Will Avoid Roma Districts unless their Safety Is Guaranteed

Bulgaria’s Health Minister Petar Moskov has warned that emergency medical teams will not respond to calls in Roma neighborhoods until their safety is guaranteed.

Society » Health | December 7, 2014, Sunday // 16:52 | Viewed: 16347

Bulgarians Have Shorter Life Expectancy Than More Europeans

Bulgaria is again among the countries with worst health indicators in the EU, revealed a recent report of the European Commission.

Society » Health | December 5, 2014, Friday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1110

Bulgaria Reports 195 New Cases of HIV-Positive People in 2014

Bulgaria has registered 195 new cases of HIV-positive people in the period 1 January- 21 November 2014, according to Health Ministry data.

Society » Health | December 1, 2014, Monday // 16:26 | Viewed: 4593

Deputy Minister Pledges Pay Rise for Emergency Care Workers in 2015

Deputy Health Minister Vanyo Sharkov has pledged an increase in salaries at emergency care units in 2015.

Society » Health | December 1, 2014, Monday // 10:45 | Viewed: 741

Bulgarian Parliament Boosts Healthcare Budget with BGN 100 M

The National Assembly increased the budget of the National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) with further BGN 100 million.

Society » Health | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 11:48 | Viewed: 689

Sofia Patient with 'Ebola' Symptoms Infected with Malaria

The 57-year-old patient hospitalized with symptoms resembling those of Ebola on Thursday evening has falciparum malaria, medical officials say.

Society » Health | November 21, 2014, Friday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1227

Bulgaria Health Minister Urges Increased Awareness of Ebola Risk

Bulgarian authorities have reacted in an adequate and timely manner in the case of a patient with suspected Ebola-like symptoms but improvements are needed to ensure increased public awaraness of the threat, Health Minister Petar Moskov said on Friday.

Society » Health | November 21, 2014, Friday // 10:14 | Viewed: 1050

Sofia Patient Uninfected with Ebola, Tests Show

A patient hospitalised in Sofia with symptoms similar to those of Ebola hasn't been infected with the deadly virus, BNR TV station reported on Friday.

Society » Health | November 21, 2014, Friday // 07:04 | Viewed: 1651

Patient With Ebola-Like Symptoms Hospitalised In Sofia, Officials Doubt Ebola Version

A patient with symptoms, similar to those of Ebola, who recently returned from Sierra Leone, is hospitalised in Sofia's Military Hospital, Bulgaria's Health Ministry has confirmed.

Society » Health | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 22:06 | Viewed: 3733

Bulgaria’s Health Minister to Submit Reform Plan by end-November

Bulgaria’s Health Minister Petar Moskov has vowed to present a plan for reform in the sector by end-November.

Society » Health | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1039

Bulgarian MPs Pass Overhaul of Healthcare Budget

Lawmakers have approved the allocation of additional BGN 100 M to the budget of Bulgaria's health fund for 2014.

Society » Health | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 15:29 | Viewed: 804

Bulgaria May Lose EU Funds of EUR 100 M in Healthcare

Bulgaria is highly likely to lose EU funds of EUR 100 million in the sphere of healthcare as the deadline for wrapping up public procurement procedures by December 10 is too short, according to Health Minister Petar Moskov.

Society » Health | November 17, 2014, Monday // 12:35 | Viewed: 1291

Debts of Bulgarian State-Owned, Municipal Hospitals Reach BGN 410 M

Debts of Bulgarian state-owned and municipally owned hospitals amounted to BGN 410.23 million by September 30, 2014, up by 8%, or BGN 31 million, year-on-year.

Society » Health | November 14, 2014, Friday // 17:54 | Viewed: 1221

Budget Committee Passes Update of Health Fund's Expenditure

The temporary Budget and Finance Committee at Bulgaria's Parliament has approved the allocation of BGN 100 M more to the National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK).

Society » Health | November 13, 2014, Thursday // 11:51 | Viewed: 968

Bulgaria’s New Health Minister Pledges Electronic Services by end-2015

Petar Moskov, Bulgaria’s new Health Minister, has vowed to make everything possible to make sure that Bulgarians have electronic medical records, electronic health insurance account, and electronic prescription forms by end-2015.

Society » Health | November 10, 2014, Monday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1127

Varna Hospital To Transplant Stem Cells For Leukaemia Treatment

By the end of the year the University Hospital St.

Society » Health | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 19:26 | Viewed: 1358

At Least BGN 0.5B More Needed for Healthcare in 2015 – Expert

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Society » Health | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 977

Bulgaria's Chief Health Inspector: Ebola Threat Is Not Imminent

The ebola threat, however real, is not imminent for Bulgaria, said the country's Chief Health Inspector Doctor Angel Kunchev for the BNT public broadcaster.

Society » Health | October 10, 2014, Friday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1728

Medical Union Demands Update Of Health Insurance Fund Budget Update

The Union of Bulgarian Medics (BLS) demands an urgent update of the National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK), said the deputy chairperson Yulian Yordanov for the Bulgarian National Radio.

Society » Health | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 20:16 | Viewed: 1123