Sofia Emergency Hospital CEO Sacked Unexpectedly
Bulgaria's Health Minister Desislava Atanasova dismissed Tuesday afternoon the executive director of the Sofia-based Pirogov hospital, one of the busiest emergency hospitals in the country, over public procurement violations.
According to reports of mass-circulation Trud daily based on information form unnamed government sources, the violations committed by Prof. Dimitar Radenovski were established by the Public Financial Inspection Agency (PFIA).
According to the publication, one of the irregularities committed by Radenovski incurred damages worth over BGN 710 000.
Radenovski's resignation was also demanded in connection with an investigation of the prosecuting authority launched in the summer over malfeasance in office and large-scale embezzlement at Pirogov.
The Prosecutor's Office was notified about the violations in a report of the Medical Audit Executive Agency's (MAEA).
The interim head of the Pirogov hospital in Sofia is the head of the Reanimation Unit of
Assoc. Prof Stoyan Milanov, director of the Reanimation Unit at Pirogov, will act as interim head of the hospital.
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There is no defined Public Health Policy reflecting Family Care and its Poor Population.
Let us begin with the Roma Community, Unemployed and Rural Migration to Urbanized Cities.
The infrastructure does not have a strong base, therefore privitization is important to aleviate part of the problem.
The Bulgarian Public Health Sector has a very strong Mafia that should be looked at very closely since their is a risk to the population of Bulgaria.
Time has come for the hybrid privitization of Bulgarian Hospitals.
You have many international clinics, health institutes and insurance companies that have interest for co-insurance.
Why not ask the major high tech medical and pharmaceutical companies enter into the new innovation of astute public health and not a Bulgarian System run by a buggy and a donkey.
Ha! Old Bulgaria, Grandma has told me.