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Full Smoking Ban in Bulgaria On Hold until 2014 - Report

The full smoking ban in Bulgaria has been postponed for January 1, 2014, the private TV Channel bTV announced.

Society » Health | January 24, 2011, Monday // 09:01 | Viewed: 2744

Flu Epidemic Spreads across Bulgaria

A flu epidemic has been declared in Bulgaria's regions of Shumen and Varna on Monday.

Society » Health | January 24, 2011, Monday // 08:02 | Viewed: 4392

Bulgaria Braces for All-out Flu Epidemic

A flu epidemic has been declared in Bulgaria's capital Sofia Saturday, expectations being that his status will befall the whole country in the next few days.

Society » Health | January 22, 2011, Saturday // 11:31 | Viewed: 2581

Bulgaria's Sofia to Declare Flu Epidemic

A flu epidemic will be declared in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Saturday, the Regional Inspectorate for Public Health Protection and Control has announced.

Society » Health | January 21, 2011, Friday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1978

Bulgaria's Health Ministry Declares Flu Epidemics in 6 Regions

Bulgaria's Health Ministry has already declared flu epidemics in six regions in Bulgaria – Sofia, Blagoevgrad, Petrich, Dupnitsa, Rila and Kocherinovo.

Society » Health | January 19, 2011, Wednesday // 15:23 | Viewed: 2324

Bulgarian Parliament to Rule on Full Smoking Ban in Small Public Places

In the summer of 2011, full smoking ban in Bulgaria might come into force for public places of less than 50 square meters.

Society » Health | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 2443

Flu Epidemic Threatens 3 Bulgarian Cities

Bulgaria's Health Ministry has declared flu epidemic in the region of Sofia, as of Tuesday, and in the cities of Blagoevgrad and Petrich, as of Wednesday.

Society » Health | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 15:50 | Viewed: 1706

Bulgaria to Launch FMD Disinfection Tax on Turkish Border

Each vehicle passing through the Turkish-Bulgarian border will have to pay an at least EUR 2 disinfection tax, the measure aiming to stop the recent foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Bulgaria.

Society » Health | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 09:33 | Viewed: 2395

Bulgaria Considers Border Fence with Turkey Over FMD

Bulgaria will demand financial support from the European Commission to rebuild its border fence with Turkey due to the danger of animals spreading foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).

Society » Health | January 17, 2011, Monday // 16:39 | Viewed: 2818

Bulgarian Health Ministry Launches 'Healthy' Bread Probe

Bulgaria's Health Ministry is launching a large-scale check of breads sold in the country with labels "diet" and "healthy.

Society » Health | January 13, 2011, Thursday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1671

Bulgaria Slaughters Animals over Foot-and-Mouth Disease

Bulgaria will slaughter on Tuesday 300 sheep, goats, pigs and cows after finding 37 cases of foot-and-mouth disease in the southern village of Kosti in the Burgas region, the National Veterinary Service said.

Society » Health | January 11, 2011, Tuesday // 08:51 | Viewed: 8495

37 New Cases of FMD Found in Bulgaria, EC Vows Compensations

A total of 37 new cases of domestic animals with foot-and-mouth disease have been detected in Southeastern Bulgaria, according to the National Veterinary Service.

Society » Health | January 10, 2011, Monday // 21:09 | Viewed: 1769

Bulgarian Health Minister Assuages Hepatitis Epidemic Fears

Bulgaria's capital Sofia is not under the threat of a hepatitis epidemic, according to Health Minister, Stefan Konstantinov.

Society » Health | January 10, 2011, Monday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1297

EC Backs Bulgaria's Measures to Contain FMD

The European Commission has given a green light to the measures of the Bulgarian government to contain the spread of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).

Society » Health | January 7, 2011, Friday // 19:09 | Viewed: 1316

Record Large Baby Born in Bulgaria

A baby with an unusually large weight - 6.05 kg - was born in the Eastern Bulgarian city of Sliven on Friday.

Society » Health | January 7, 2011, Friday // 16:35 | Viewed: 6413

The Bulgaria 2010 Review: Health

2010 health news were marked by several reshuffles at the health ministry; doctors and patients disgruntled over healthcare budget cuts and poor conditions at healthcare facilities and the replacement of the full smoking ban with a partial one.

Society » Health | January 6, 2011, Thursday // 21:38 | Viewed: 4901

Bulgaria's Health Insurance Fund Repays Pharmacies at Once

The Bulgarian National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) has asked the Finance Ministry for permission to pay all its debts to pharmacies at once.

Society » Health | January 6, 2011, Thursday // 17:55 | Viewed: 2485

Bulgaria Registers First Case of FMD in 12 Years

The first case of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) has occurred in Bulgaria in the past 12 years on Wednesday.

Society » Health | January 5, 2011, Wednesday // 17:20 | Viewed: 3262

Bulgarian Govt Assuages Fears over Hepatitis Epidemic

As the number of hepatitis A cases in Southeastern Bulgaria grew in the past couple of days, the government has declared there was no need to “dramatize” the situation.

Society » Health | January 5, 2011, Wednesday // 14:40 | Viewed: 3335

Bulgarian Cabinet Caps Doctor Selection Price

The Bulgarian cabinet approved Wednesday the changes to the Decree of Patients' Access to Health Care, the government press center informs.

Society » Health | January 5, 2011, Wednesday // 13:45 | Viewed: 1487

3000 Fewer Children Born in Bulgaria in 2010

A total of 78 451 babies were born in Bulgaria in 2010, which is a decrease from the 81 572 born in 2009, according to data from maternity hospitals presented a news conference on Tuesday.

Society » Health | January 4, 2011, Tuesday // 17:11 | Viewed: 2609
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