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Bulgaria's SAC Rules Fingerprint Identification in Hospitals Is Not Valid

The Supreme Administrative Court has ruled that fingerprint identification in hospitals is not valid.

Society » Health | November 22, 2016, Tuesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 5960

Bulgaria's Health Minister To Be Indicted Over Vaccines Scandal

Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office is preparing an indictment against Health Minister Moskov in relation to the vaccines scandal which took place at the beginning of 2016.

Society » Health | November 17, 2016, Thursday // 17:11 | Viewed: 6541

Bulgaria, Romania Sign Agreement on Negotiating Expensive Medicines Discounts

The Health Ministers of Bulgaria and Romania have signed a bi-lateral agreement on negotiating discounts for expensive medicines.

Society » Health | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 19:06 | Viewed: 6463

Fingerprint Authentication Mandatory in Bulgarian Hospitals As Of November 1

The new system for fingerprint authentication has been introduced in all health facilities in Bulgaria as of November 1.

Society » Health | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 44922

Emergency Medical Aid To Be Provided Within 30 Minutes

The Health Ministry intends for every Bulgarian citizen to have access to emergency medical aid within 30 minutes, reported bTV.

Society » Health | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 19:32 | Viewed: 46015

Bulgaria's Nuclear Institute: New Cyclotron To Become Operational in 2 Years

The new modern cyclotron at the Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAN) is expected to become operational within two years.

Society » Health | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 16:54 | Viewed: 5739

Bulgaria Ransk Last in Europe in Terms of Organ Donors

More than 30 transplants have been carried out in Bulgaria since the beginning of 2016.

Society » Health | October 24, 2016, Monday // 14:25 | Viewed: 41957

Bulgaria Owes BGN 95 M for Treatment of Bulgarian Patients in EU

The National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) owes over BGN 95 M to European health insurance funds for Bulgarian citizens treated in European Union member-states.

Society » Health | October 22, 2016, Saturday // 15:46 | Viewed: 6096

Bulgaria's Health Insurance Fund To End 2016 With BGN 50 M Deficit

The National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) will end 2016 with a deficit of about BGN 50 M, which it will transfer and pay via the budget next year.

Society » Health | October 18, 2016, Tuesday // 19:01 | Viewed: 5843

Bulgaria Ranks 5th in Europe in Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is still an issue of concern in Bulgaria, with the country keeping its fifth spot among European states according to that criteria.

Society » Health | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 5589

Two-Thirds of Deaths in Bulgaria Linked to Cardiovascular Diseases

Two in every three Bulgarians die from cardiovascular diseases, national statistics show.

Society » Health | September 29, 2016, Thursday // 14:20 | Viewed: 114273

Bulgaria Ranks 46th in Bloomberg's Healthcare System Index

Bulgaria is among the countries with the least efficient healthcare systems in the world, data published by Bloomberg shows.

Society » Health | September 29, 2016, Thursday // 13:59 | Viewed: 5204

Bulgaria Wins Praise for Achievements in Fighting HIV/AIDS

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.

Society » Health | August 4, 2016, Thursday // 22:38 | Viewed: 33825

Bulgaria to Set up Advisory National Food Board

Bulgaria will establish an advisory body to coordinate the state policy in the food sector, the government has decided.

Society » Health | July 27, 2016, Wednesday // 17:08 | Viewed: 35126

Bulgarian Midwife Guilty of Baby Beating Released on Bail

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).

Society » Health | July 14, 2016, Thursday // 16:49 | Viewed: 35260

Minumum Risk of Zika Virus Spreading to Bulgaria After First Registered Case in Romania

According to Bulgarian health authorities, the risk of Zika virus spreading to the country has not heightened after the first registered case in Romania.

Society » Health | July 13, 2016, Wednesday // 20:03 | Viewed: 35578

Bulgaria Splits Medical Care Services into Basic and Complementary Packages

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.

Society » Health | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 17:23 | Viewed: 33618

Fingerprint Identification to be Introduced in Bulgarian Hospitals by September 25

Fingerprint identification in Bulgarian hospitals will be introduced by September 25 at the latest.

Society » Health | April 21, 2016, Thursday // 14:06 | Viewed: 36822

Most Medicine Graduates in Bulgaria's Sofia Willing to Leave Country

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.

Society » Health | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 21:48 | Viewed: 7791

Bulgarian Doctors to Hold National Protest in Downtown Sofia

The Bulgarian doctors' union will stage a national protest in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Wednesday.

Society » Health | April 6, 2016, Wednesday // 09:50 | Viewed: 34786

Doctors From Private Hospitals Stage Protest in Bulgaria

Doctors from private hospitals in parts of Bulgaria staged a protest on Monday.

Society » Health | April 4, 2016, Monday // 14:02 | Viewed: 34132
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