Even though a smoking ban in public places came into force in Bulgaria five days ago, reporters' checks across the country have shown that it is being widely ignored.
The prematurely-born baby by a 17-year-old girl in the Bulgarian town of Gorna Oryahovitsa has been born dead, states the forensic report by experts from Sofia, the Bulgarian National Radio informed.
Bulgaria's right-wing Blue Coalition demanded from the Interior Minister, Tsevtan Tsvetanov, to announce the forensic report on the case of the death of a prematurely-born baby from the town of Gorna Oryahovitsa.
Even though the smoking ban in public places became effective Sunday, checks will begin after January 3, 2011, the Bulgarian daily newspaper Standart has reported.
The smoking ban in public spaces became effective Sunday, the Bulgarian Health Ministry informs.
The entire country is now ready for the Food Agency to begin functioning in Bulgaria, Agriculture Minister, Miroslav Naydenov, informed Friday.
Bulgarian pharmacies will stop selling medicines that are reimbursed by the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) until the end of December.
More than 600 international activists staged a protest rally in Bulgaria's capital Sofia where the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria is holding a meeting.
Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, launched Monday the most modern image diagnostic ward in the country, located at the University Hospital "St. Ivan Rilski" in Sofia.
Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry has proposed new prices for healthcare, which are supposed to come into force from January 1, 2011.
An ambulance from the emergency room took over five hours to arrive at an address in Sofia's central "Lozenets" district, from the time the first call was placed.
Bulgarians might be left without life-saving medicines because of another delay in the payments of the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) to pharmacies, Bulgaria's private TV channel bTV informed.
Enough number of referrals from the GP in order to consult with a specialist, 24/7 doctors cabinets, and specific rules on when and how much patients pay doctors are included in the concept for better healthcare of Bulgaria's Health Minister Stefan Konsta
Bulgaria maintains its position as the second most smoking EU nation behind undisputed leader Greece, according to a comprehensive health study released by the European Commission and OECD.
Bulgaria and Romania have the shortest life expectancy among all EU member states, according to the first Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) "Health at a Glance" report.
The municipal council of the town of Gorna Oryahovitsa has decided against firing Dr. Mirolyub Kozhuharov, the head of the local hospital, over the death of a prematurely born baby which caused a scandal last week.
The controversial new anti-HIV campaign advertisement, which has unleashed angered responses in Bulgaria, seeks to provoke people into using condoms and was modeled on US and European examples, the health ministry said.
A controversial new campaign advertisement in Bulgaria tries to encourage people to use condoms by graphically explaining the way HIV is contracted - and gets caught in a backlash.
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