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Bulgarian Medical Workers Stage Protest against Funding Shortfall

Bulgarian healthcare workers across the country are staging a one-hour symbolic protest against the insufficient funding for the sector.

Society » Health | May 15, 2014, Thursday // 10:44 | Viewed: 802

Fifty Bulgarian Hospitals 'Facing Bankruptcy'

Fifty hospitals in towns and municipalities are facing bankruptcy, Bulgaria's Health Minister Tanya Andreeva has announced.

Society » Health | May 10, 2014, Saturday // 16:15 | Viewed: 2172

WHO: Global Maternal Mortality on the Drop

Maternal deaths have fallen by 45% worldwide since 1990, statistics of the UN and the World Health Organization (WHO) show.

Society » Health | May 7, 2014, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 2101

Medical University in Pleven Implements 2-nd Da Vinci Robot

The Medical University in Pleven implements a second Da Vinci Surgical System for mini invasive surgery.

Society » Health | April 29, 2014, Tuesday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1408

Bulgaria To Expand Its Stem Cell Bank

By the end of 2015 Bulgaria will have a larger capacity stem cell bank, said professor Elisaveta Naumova of Alexandrovska Hospital in Sofia, quoted by Standart daily.

Society » Health | April 24, 2014, Thursday // 10:16 | Viewed: 990

Bulgaria 6th in EU for Child Obesity

Bulgaria ranks 6th in the European Union for childhood obesity.

Society » Health | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 1707

Ambulances To Leave from Sofia Gas Stations

In the beginning of May Sofia will test a new system in which ambulances will leave for addresses from various gas stations.

Society » Health | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1290

Bulgaria's GERB Spent BGN 1.4B on Pensions – Deputy Health Minister

Bulgaria's Health Insurance Fund reserve of BGN 1.4B has been spent on pensions during GERB's office, according to Deputy Health Minister Dr. Boyko Penkov.

Society » Health | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1339

Bulgarian Children Suffer from Obesity, Prefer Tv to Sport

Childhood obesity rates are on the rise due to unhealthy diet and lack of enough movement, according to a survey of dietary and nutritional status of students in Bulgaria.

Society » Health | April 14, 2014, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1127

Bulgarians Spend 6 Times More Money On Their Cars Than On Health

The Bulgarians spend around six times more money for their cars than for their health, shows a study of Siemens Healthcare Sector.

Society » Health | April 7, 2014, Monday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1888

Bulgaria's Doctors to Join Protests on EU Doctors Action Day

Bulgarian doctors will stage a protest on May 15 against financial problems in the system, as part of the Action Day of European Doctors initiative.

Society » Health | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1131

EC Considers Introduction of 'Traffic Light' Food Labels

The European Commission has suggested the introduction of a uniform food labeling scheme, based on a three color classification.

Society » Health | March 28, 2014, Friday // 12:37 | Viewed: 971

Nearly 80% of Bulgarians Never Exercise - Eurobarometer

A great part of 78% of Bulgarian citizens never exercise or play sport, according to the latest Eurobarometer survey on sport and physical activity.

Society » Health | March 26, 2014, Wednesday // 13:20 | Viewed: 1888

7 Million People Die of Air Pollution Annually – WHO Report

One in eight of total global deaths is the result of air pollution exposure, according to the new World Health Organization report, released Tuesday.

Society » Health | March 25, 2014, Tuesday // 16:38 | Viewed: 1186

Bulgarians to Use EU Health Insurance Card in Serbia

Bulgarian citizens will be able to use the European Health Insurance Card on the territory of Serbia as of June 1, 2014.

Society » Health | March 25, 2014, Tuesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1334

Tuberculosis on the Drop in Bulgaria

The number of tuberculosis cases in Bulgaria has dropped by 15% in 2013 compared to the previous year.

Society » Health | March 24, 2014, Monday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1569

Heroin Use in Bulgaria on the Ebb

Drug use in Bulgaria is gradually increasing, according to data from the annual statistics of the National Focal Point on Drugs and Drug Addictions.

Society » Health | March 21, 2014, Friday // 13:15 | Viewed: 1693

Bulgarians Have a Sweet Tooth

Every other Bulgarian consumes way too much sugary products, shows an analysis of the National Public Health Center (NPHC).

Society » Health | March 17, 2014, Monday // 11:29 | Viewed: 1077

Bulgarian Student Wins US Award for Skin Cancer Research

The Bulgarian graduate student Nora Pencheva will receive a US award for cancer research.

Society » Health | March 12, 2014, Wednesday // 13:40 | Viewed: 1771

Bulgaria's Smoking Ban Debate To Be Rekindled Again

The debate on the total smoking ban in Bulgaria would be rekindled again.

Society » Health | March 11, 2014, Tuesday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1833

Bulgaria Ranks First in Unfortunate EU Health Statistics

Bulgaria ranks first in EU terms of stroke mortality rates, according to the Health Strategy 2014-2020.

Society » Health | March 6, 2014, Thursday // 12:09 | Viewed: 2044