Every third Bulgarian suffers from some kind of allergy, most often allergic rhinitis, reports radio Darik.
The health system in Bulgaria is falling apart and the government is acting irresponsibly, said the Sofia organisation of the Bulgarian Medical Association in a press statement.
A state grant for debt-ridden National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) amounting to BGN 200 M (EUR 100 M) could be allocated, NZOK's Supervisory Council says.
Bulgaria's port city of Varna Apauhovo district is at risk of an outbreak of hepatitis, dysentery and salmonellosis after last week's devastating floods.
National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK)'s overdraft is expected to be BGN 491 M (EUR 245.5 M), a financial report at the institution reveals.
Inspectors from Bulgarian Regional Food Safety Directorates in the floods-damaged areas are taking urgent measures to prevent food-borne illnesses and infectious animal diseases.
Bulgarian Red Cross has provided financial aid to 31 families with children, victims of car accidents.
Bulgarian healthcare faces shortage of funding from September, Tsvetan Raychinov, head of the Bulgarian Medical Association, has warned.
One fifth of all Bulgarians have never been to a general medical examination, shows a survey of the Open Society Institute in Sofia.
The Bulgarian Red Cross (BRC) will train 80 taxi drivers in first aid courses, the BRC chairperson Hristo Grigorov told Focus news agency.
The new teams of doctors from hospitals in Bulgaria's capital of Sofia that will provide help to the city emergency care unit will be set up, Tuesday.
Bulgarian Sofia Emergency Care staff are protesting against the low salaries and the long-lasting structural problems in their unit again, Monday morning.
12 children have been hospitalized with food poisoning symptoms in the southwestern town of Razlog.
More than 2.1M Bulgarians, or about 30% of the population, are active smokers, according to a survey of the World Health Organization on occasion of May 31, World No Tobacco Day.
All doctors from the Emergency Care unit in Sofia have resigned collectively.
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