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First Proven Case of Hong Kong Flu in Bulgaria this Year

There is now a proven case of influenza from the Hong Kong strain - a woman in Rousse.

Society » Health | January 8, 2018, Monday // 10:42 | Viewed: 2717

Almost 4 Tons of Food will be Destroyed

Nearly 4 tons of food of animal origin will be destroyed after inspectors from the Food Safety Agency made more than 2,800 checks during the holidays, the BNR reported.

Society » Health | January 4, 2018, Thursday // 16:10 | Viewed: 2776

Nearly 60% of Medicines Imported into Bulgaria are Being Re-Exported to Europe

Patient and non-governmental organizations have again warned of the threatening consequences of re-export of medicines.

Society » Health | January 3, 2018, Wednesday // 15:21 | Viewed: 2537

Doctors From Germany Oppose Asylum Seeker Age Tests

German doctors have spoken out against proposals for young asylum seekers to undergo mandatory medical tests to ascertain their age.

Society » Health | January 2, 2018, Tuesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 2545

Overeating and Cigarettes are not the Most Harmful Habits

Considering that overeating, lack of physical activity and cigarettes are the most unhealthy habits, most people associate their new-year resolutions with them.

Society » Health | January 2, 2018, Tuesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2219

The Peak of the Flu Epidemic will be in a Month

The peak of the flu is expected to be at the end of January - early February, the director of the National Center for Contagious and Parasitic Diseases Professor Todor Kantardzhiev told Nova TV.

Society » Health | January 2, 2018, Tuesday // 11:12 | Viewed: 2615

500 People Have Gone Through Pirogov Hospital During the Last Day

500 people have been treated in the hospital for the last 24 hours.

Society » Health | January 1, 2018, Monday // 17:34 | Viewed: 2375

"Pirogov" Hospital is Ready with Enhanced Reaction Teams for New Year's Eve

Two are the most common causes of New Year's incidents - excessive use of alcohol and spicy foods and misuse of pyrotechnics.

Society » Health | December 31, 2017, Sunday // 10:35 | Viewed: 2572

Nearly 2000 People have Gone Through the Pirogov Hospital During the Holidays

1900 people have sought help at Pirogov during the Christmas holidays.

Society » Health | December 27, 2017, Wednesday // 14:47 | Viewed: 2848

The Health Ministry Wants to Buy 400 Ambulances by March Next Year

The Ministry of Health will apply by the end of March 2018 to buy 400 ambulances equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment and to renew 27 Emergency Medical Centers in the district towns with their 170 subsidiaries and 6 outsourced teams.

Society » Health | December 23, 2017, Saturday // 12:14 | Viewed: 2785

There is a Risk Patients to be Left Without Medications During the Holidays

There is a risk that patients will be left without medication during the holidays, pharmacists have warned, quoted by bTV.

Society » Health | December 21, 2017, Thursday // 17:04 | Viewed: 2334

Suspected Cholera Cases in Yemen has Hit 1 million

The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen has hit 1 million with more than 80 percent of the population lacking food, fuel, clean water and access to healthcare in the country's civil war, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday

Society » Health | December 21, 2017, Thursday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1976

Shortage of Nurses in Veliko Tarnovo

A serious problem in Veliko Tarnovo - a shortage of nurses.

Society » Health | December 21, 2017, Thursday // 12:11 | Viewed: 2336

Vegan Burger Added to the Menu at McDonald's in Europe

Following successful tests, McDonald's in Sweden and Finland are putting a vegan burger on their menu.

Society » Health | December 20, 2017, Wednesday // 16:22 | Viewed: 2360

Healthy Child was Born in the United States from an Embryo Frozen 24 Years Ago

In the US state of Tennessee, the couple, Benjamin and Tina Gibson, became parents of an unusual child.

Society » Health | December 20, 2017, Wednesday // 15:12 | Viewed: 2361

Parliament to Vote Removal of Moratorium on Innovative Medicines

The parliamentary group of GERB, the majority partner in Bulgaria’s coalition government, will propose a removal of the moratorium on reimbursement of innovative medication and new therapies by the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF).

Society » Health | December 20, 2017, Wednesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 2096

Six New Centers for Emergency Medical Care in Sofia

Six new outpatient emergency centers will be opened in Zemliyane, Pirogov Hospital and Diagnostic and Consultation Centers - 5, 12, 23 and 24.

Society » Health | December 18, 2017, Monday // 15:39 | Viewed: 2123

Only 6% of Bulgarians Decided to Use the Opportunity to Take Out Their Insurance Online

Only 6% of Bulgarians have taken the opportunity to take out their insurance online.

Society » Health | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 15:03 | Viewed: 2878

The State is Taking Measures About the Export of Medicines

The Council of Ministers adopted legislative changes to curb the illegal parallel export of medicines, Nova TV reported.

Society » Health | December 13, 2017, Wednesday // 14:13 | Viewed: 2292

The Expected NHIF Deficit for this Year is About BGN 38 Million

The expected National Health Insurance Fund deficit for this year is about BGN 38 million.

Society » Health | December 12, 2017, Tuesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 2186

Flu Epidemic in Bulgaria is Expected in late January and early February

A flu epidemic is expected in late January or early February, reports mediapool.

Society » Health | December 7, 2017, Thursday // 11:02 | Viewed: 2861
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