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Bulgaria's Health Minister Calls for More Hospitals

The Bulgarian Health Minister Anna-Maria Borisova has announced that 430 hospitals are not enough for 7,5 million people.

Society » Health | July 12, 2010, Monday // 20:29 | Viewed: 1700

Bulgaria to Treat Children with Autism, Dyslexia in New Center

A new institute for treating children suffering from dyslexia and autism opened doors Wednesday in Sofia.

Society » Health | June 30, 2010, Wednesday // 18:27 | Viewed: 4892

Bulgarian Patients, Doctors Protest Delegated Budgets

Representatives of patient organizations and the Bulgarian Medical Association gathered to protest in front of the Council of Ministers building against the introduction of delegated budgeting for hospitals.

Society » Health | June 30, 2010, Wednesday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1738

Experts Predict Boom in Amphetamines Use in Bulgaria

Kids in Bulgaria are starting to take drugs at an increasingly lower age and are resorting to new types of narcotics, according to experts.

Society » Health | June 25, 2010, Friday // 19:26 | Viewed: 2806

Bulgarian Oncology Doctor Raises Alarm over Lack of Cancer Screening

Bulgaria is the only country in the EU that does not have a screening program for cancer, the Director of the National Oncology Hospital, Zdravka Valerianova announced.

Society » Health | June 25, 2010, Friday // 17:57 | Viewed: 2750

Bulgarian Teenagers to Receive Sexual Education

A Bulgarian pharmaceutical company and the Ministries of Education and Health will start an educational campaign on "Modern contraception".

Society » Health | June 21, 2010, Monday // 14:23 | Viewed: 2753

Bulgaria Moves to Protect Children from GMO

A ban of all genetically modified products and ingredients for preparation of children foods in Bulgaria has been proposed Wednesday in an amendment in the Bulgarian Food Act.

Society » Health | June 16, 2010, Wednesday // 15:10 | Viewed: 5980

Bulgaria Ranks Last in Europe for Blood Donation

No more than 20-22 people out of 1000 donate blood voluntarily in Bulgaria, which leaves the country at the bottom of the ranking for blood donation in Europe.

Society » Health | June 14, 2010, Monday // 14:22 | Viewed: 2325

Bulgarian PM Vows to Become Organ Donor

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, opened Friday the second national sports competition for people with transplants and on dialysis.

Society » Health | June 4, 2010, Friday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1561

Health Minister: Not Enough Doctors in Bulgaria

Bulgaria Health Minister, Anna-Maria Borisova, has stated that there are not enough doctors in Bulgaria, during her speech on International Children's Day in Sofia.

Society » Health | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1736

Bulgarian NGOs Complain to EC of Health Care Rights' Violation

Several Bulgarian NGOs announced Monday they are filing a class action complaint with the European Commission over systematic violations of health care rights in the country.

Society » Health | May 31, 2010, Monday // 17:14 | Viewed: 1905

WHO: Measles Make Rapid Comeback in Bulgaria

The World Health Organizations has warned that measles is making a rapid comeback in African, Asian and even some European countries, including Bulgaria, because of a lack of vaccination.

Society » Health | May 23, 2010, Sunday // 15:55 | Viewed: 2709

Bulgarian Govt: Medical Leave Anti-Crisis Measure Pays Off

The number of medical leaves in Bulgaria dropped by 20 000 in April, announced on Thursday Hristina Mitreva, the Chief of the National Social Security Institute (NOI).

Society » Health | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 20:21 | Viewed: 1449

Bulgarians Forced to Raise Money for Treatment Abroad

The number of Bulgarians that have applied for outside sponsorship for treatment abroad has tripled, announced Tuesday the executive director of the Bulgarian Donorship Program, Krasimira Velichkova.

Society » Health | May 18, 2010, Tuesday // 18:11 | Viewed: 1536

US to Help Bulgaria with Online Health Care

The US Ambassador to Bulgaria, James Warlick, voiced Monday his country's willingness to assist Bulgaria in implementing the online health care system in Bulgaria.

Society » Health | May 17, 2010, Monday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1908

Bulgaria National Healthcare With BGN 800 M to Spend

Bulgaria's National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) has BGN 800 M in its bank account as of March 31, 2010, announced Friday the Bulgarian Health Minister, Anna-Maria Borisova.

Society » Health | May 14, 2010, Friday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1712

Bulgaria Health Committee Calls for Motherhood Age Limit

Age cap on births has been demanded by the head of the Parliamentary Health Committee a day after a 62-year-old woman gave birth to twins in Northern Bulgaria.

Society » Health | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 17:39 | Viewed: 3773

Bulgaria Blue Coalition Demands Swift Healthcare Reforms

Bulgaria's right-wing Blue Coalition will retract its support for the Bulgarian Health Minister, Anna-Maria Borisova, if she fails to quickly implement reforms in the sector.

Society » Health | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1522

Bulgaria Health Minister: 130 Hospitals Are Enough

Bulgaria's Health Minister Anna-Maria Borisova said Thursday that the number of Bulgarian hospitals should be brought down to 130.

Society » Health | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 11:12 | Viewed: 2187

Bulgaria Deputy Minister in National Healthcare Supervision

Bulgaria's Deputy Transport Minister, Ivaylo Moskovski, was appointed member of the supervision council of the National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK).

Society » Health | May 12, 2010, Wednesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1841

Thousands of Bulgarian Women at Risk over Silicone Implants

About 3 600 Bulgarian women are at risk over poor quality silicone breast implants, the Chair of the Parliamentary Health Committee, Lachezar Ivanov, reports.

Society » Health | May 10, 2010, Monday // 18:11 | Viewed: 2255
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