Lawmakers approved on Friday the expenditure of Bulgaria's national health fund for next year.
Child mortality in Bulgaria is two times higher than that in the rest of the EU, said deputy Health Minister Vanyo Sharkov, quoting Eurostat data.
Four new oncological centers built by Israeli entrepreneurs are to become operational in 2015, the country's Ambassador to Bulgaria has said.
The Sofia Health Inspectorate will increase the number of checks on the implementation of the indoor smoking ban in restaurants, clubs, bars, discotheques and cafes, reports Dnevnik.
All emergency aid ambulances in Bulgaria are to bear posters in support of Health Minister Petar Moskov, starting from Thursday.
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.
Incidents involving attacks on emergency medical teams do not necessarily involve Roma communities, Sofia emergency aid head Georgi Gelev has warned.
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.
Bulgaria is again among the countries with worst health indicators in the EU, revealed a recent report of the European Commission.
Bulgaria has registered 195 new cases of HIV-positive people in the period 1 January- 21 November 2014, according to Health Ministry data.
Deputy Health Minister Vanyo Sharkov has pledged an increase in salaries at emergency care units in 2015.
The National Assembly increased the budget of the National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) with further BGN 100 million.
The 57-year-old patient hospitalized with symptoms resembling those of Ebola on Thursday evening has falciparum malaria, medical officials say.
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.
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.
Bulgaria’s Health Minister Petar Moskov has vowed to present a plan for reform in the sector by end-November.
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.
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.
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).
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