Ministry of Health

Exposed: Bulgarian Health Ministry Caught in Major Violations

"At this point the inspections of the previous management of the Ministry of Health found numerous violations and flagrant cases of one-person decision-making for the conclusion of multimillion-dollar contracts by Deputy Minister Zheni Nacheva." This was announced by caretaker Deputy Minister of Health Dimitar Petrov in the studio of "Bulgaria in the Morning".

World Bank provides additional funding of 150 million euros for reform of Romanian health sector

Minister of Finance Alexandru Nazare and World Bank Country Manager for Romania and Hungary in the Europe and Central Asia Region Tatiana Proskuryakova signed today in Bucharest the loan agreement for the additional 150 million euro funding aimed at supporting the health reform project - improving the quality and efficiency of the health system, a press release of the Finance Ministry informs.

Romania's COVID-19 death toll rises by 148 to 31,531

Another 148 Romanians infected with SARS-CoV-2 died in the last 24 hours, including 124 from 2020 and early 2021 entered by the public health directorates at the request of the Ministry of Health, according to data released on Thursday by the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force. According to GCS, they are 80 men and 68 women.

Bulgaria: Pirogov Emergency Hospital Checked for Inpatient Fraud

There are reports of illegal practices and inpatient fraud in Pirogov emergency hospital. The inspection is underway there, as well as in other hospitals across the country. It has nothing to do with a purge, but there are several problems in the provincial and Sofia hospitals, caretaker deputy Minister of Health Dimitar Petrov said in the studio of Nova TV.

277 deaths are reported in COVID-19 patients, with 256 previous to past 24 hrs

The Strategic Communication Group (GCS) reported on Tuesday that 277 deaths (146 men and 131 women) have been reported in patients infected with the novel coronavirus, but 256 of them have been from last year and earlier this year and have been entered into the database, at the request of the Ministry of Health, by the Public Health Directorates of the country, following the checks carried out.

Bulgaria’s Ex-Minister of Health and Secret Services Were Aware of Horrendous Transplant Frauds

Since October 2020, the Ministry of Health (headed then by Prof. Kostadin Angelov) has known that at least several transplants on people with forged documents have been performed at VIP Lozenets Hospital. But at the top level there was no response to what was happening, Capital  weekly writes.

Health Minister Approved EU Digital Certificate for Bulgaria

The caretaker Minister of Health, Dr. Stoycho Katsarov, approved with his order a template of the EU Digital DIGITAL COVID CERTIFICATE for the disease COVID-19.

This was announced by the press center of the Ministry of Health. The certificate is valid from the 15th to the 180th day from the date of the first positive PCR test for COVID-19.

Ambassador to London Alerts Ryanair to Bulgarian Citizens Denied Boarding

"The Bulgarian authorities do not require from Bulgarian citizens and residents including family members to present any proofs related to Covid-19 vaccination or negative tests when entering Bulgaria", the Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria to London Marin Raykov wrote in a letter to Ryanair.