Bulgaria's Parliament on 1st of February passed at second reading amendments to the Medical Treatment Facilities Act under which Lozenets Hospital in Sofia, which works under the authority of the Council of Ministers and until the late 1980s was for exclusive use by the members of the political elite, will be transferred under the Health Ministry.
Bosnian state institutions and companies last year launched tenders for official vehicles worth more than 93 million Bosnian marks - equal to about 46 million euros.
The total value of the tenders actually completed in 2018 was over 19 million euros and bought some 926 vehicles, data from the BIRN BiH database indicate.
At a meeting, the Academic Council of Sofia University ''St. Kliment Ohridski'' decided to propose an addition to the proposal for admission of students at the Sofia University during the academic year 2018/2019.
The project envisages 80 seats in the Medicine specialty of the Medical Faculty of the Sofia University, the press center of the university said.
A training program at the Medical Faculty of Dokuz Eylül University in the Aegean province of İzmir employs "performing patients" for developing the professional and communication abilities of trainee doctors.
Ten women and 15 men have played the role of "performing patients" up to today, while over 3,100 doctors have graduated from the program.
The number of patients infected with the HIV virus has increased in Turkey over the past year, according to Hayati Demiraslan, an academic at the Medical Faculty of Erciyes University in the Central Anatolian province of Kayseri.
The number of patients infected with HIV increased from 1,400 in 2013 to 1,967 in 2014, Demiraslan said during an address to students.