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Annex to Framework Agreement in Healthcare Signed

 The annex is an upgrade compared to the current framework agreement and a good basis for the expected changes to really happen after January 1, 2019, said Minister of Health Kiril Ananiev at the signing of the annex to the national framework agreement in

Society » Health | December 27, 2018, Thursday // 17:16 | Viewed: 3274

Patient Receives a 3D Printed Rib for the First Time in Bulgaria

35-year-old Ivaylo Josifov was an active, healthy individual who thought he only had a case of tonsillitis when he went to the doctor recently.

Society » Health | December 21, 2018, Friday // 09:40 | Viewed: 3377

The New Emergency Ambulances Arrived in Sofia

Minister of Health Kiril Ananiev took part in the official ceremony for the first two ambulances purchased in implementation of the large investment project for modernization of emergency aid in Bulgaria, reported the Bulgarian National Television.

Society » Health | December 20, 2018, Thursday // 12:53 | Viewed: 5507

Bulgaria Reports New Birdflu Outbreak

Bulgaria’s food safety agency reported an outbreak of the virulent bird flu virus H5N8 on Wednesday on a backyard farm in northwestern Bulgaria, reports Reuters.

Society » Health | December 20, 2018, Thursday // 12:21 | Viewed: 5429

The Peak of the Flu is yet to Come to Bulgaria

The peak of the flu in Bulgaria is expected to be in January, Todor Kantardjiev, director of the Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, told Nova TV.

Society » Health | December 19, 2018, Wednesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 3871

Nearly 70 Children Were Poisoned During a Christmas Party in Varna

Nearly 70 children from Varna High School were poisoned on two consecutive days at the same place  where they were celebrating a Christmas party, reported the Bulgarian National Television.

Society » Health | December 18, 2018, Tuesday // 16:41 | Viewed: 2846

Very Small Percentage of Bulgarians Aged over 65 are Vaccinated Against Flu, According to Eurostat

Only about 2% of Bulgarians over the age of 65 have been vaccinated against flu in 2016, according to Eurostat's analysis of Europeans' attitudes to take preventive measures against influenza during the period in question.

Society » Health | December 14, 2018, Friday // 20:19 | Viewed: 4632

BFSA Reports 198 Inspections of Packed Fruits and Vegetables

The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency (BFSA) said it carried out 198 inspections of packed fruits and vegetables, fresh and frozen, within two weeks, reports Focus News Agency.

Society » Health | December 12, 2018, Wednesday // 09:39 | Viewed: 1977

Amazon’s Next Healthcare Move is Software that Can Mine Medical Records

Amazon is offering a new software that can mine medical records for information, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Society » Health | November 30, 2018, Friday // 13:43 | Viewed: 2943

Bulgarian Health Ministry will Create Programme for Hepatitis B and C Prevention and Control

The Ministry of Health has decided to create a national programme for the prevention and control of hepatitis B and C, Deputy Minister of Health Svetlana Yordanova said in connection with the World AIDS Day and the European HIV Testing Week, Focus News Ag

Society » Health | November 30, 2018, Friday // 09:01 | Viewed: 3386

Million Birds Affected by Bird Flu in 2018, says Agriculture Minister

One million domestic birds have been affected by avian influenza in 2018, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Rumen Porodzanov told the Parliament in response to a question from MPs, Focus News Agency reports.

Society » Health | November 23, 2018, Friday // 15:53 | Viewed: 5310

Bulgarian Food Safety Agency Sets Additional Measures to Prevent and Eradicate Bird Flu

The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency said it has set additional measures to prevent and eradicate bird flu after the confirmed outbreaks, reports Focus News Agency.

Society » Health | November 20, 2018, Tuesday // 14:32 | Viewed: 4117

Kiril Ananiev: The Modernization of Emergency Aid is a Top Priority in Bulgaria

This is the first real step towards the implementation of the project for renovation and modernization of the emergency assistance in Bulgaria.

Society » Health | November 19, 2018, Monday // 14:43 | Viewed: 3136

Bulgarian Health Minister Signs Contracts For Delivery of 280 New Ambulances

Minister of Health Kiril Ananiev signed contracts for delivery of 280 new ambulances, reported the Bulgarian National Television.

Society » Health | November 19, 2018, Monday // 13:49 | Viewed: 3973

World Diabetes Day: How is the Disease Caused?

The number of people, whio do not know they have diabetes is very high, which is why regular prophylaxis and a healthy lifestyle is important, Prof.

Society » Health | November 14, 2018, Wednesday // 18:11 | Viewed: 3421

Bulgaria Ranked Highest in Europe in Consumption of Mass and Cheap Antibiotics

Bulgaria is ranked highest in Europe in terms of consumption of the most massive groups of antibiotics.

Society » Health | November 13, 2018, Tuesday // 08:26 | Viewed: 6579

Nutritionists Have Identified the Most Beneficial For Health Foods

British nutritionists made a list of food products whose consumption not only improves mood but also allows us to get rid of many diseases, including chronic, the Bulgarian National Television said.

Society » Health | November 12, 2018, Monday // 15:19 | Viewed: 4029

African Swine Fever Reaches Western Europe in Blow to EU Pork Exports

TWO cases of African swine fever have been identified in wild boars in Belgium – sparking fears of an ban on exports to non-EU countries which would come as a crippling blow to the pork industry.

Society » Health | November 8, 2018, Thursday // 12:50 | Viewed: 5598

Dangerous Bacteria in the Drinking Water of the City of Strelcha and Three Other Villages

Dangerous bacteria were found in the drinking water of the city of Strelcha and villages Dyulevo, Svoboda and Smilets in Pazardzhik, announced BNR.

Society » Health | November 2, 2018, Friday // 16:08 | Viewed: 5156

First Cases of African Swine Fever Found in Four Wild Boars in Dobrich

First cases of infection with African swine fever virus (ASF) were found in four wild boars in Dobrich region (Northeastern Bulgaria).

Society » Health | November 2, 2018, Friday // 10:08 | Viewed: 5197

BFSA Tightens Control over Poultry Farms in Bulgaria

The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency (BFSA) said it has implemented a programme for enhanced observation of poultry farms in connection with the latest cases of bird flu.

Society » Health | November 1, 2018, Thursday // 19:54 | Viewed: 5819
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