Alexandru Rafila

PSD's Rafila: Emergency ordinance transferring hospital beds to lead to lower financing of public hospitals

PSD MP Alexandru Rafila said on Friday that the emergency ordinance transferring a number of hospital beds from the public to the private system will have the effect of reducing funding for public hospitals, but also the establishment of a co-payment that many cannot afford.

Prefect Alin Stoica: Target of five-million vaccinated persons by June 1, difficult, but not impossible

Bucharest Prefect Alin Stoica on Wednesday stated that the target of five million people vaccinated by June 1 is "difficult to reach, but not impossible." "The target is, let's say, difficult to reach, but not impossible. (...) I do not have an expected date. For now, the target is five million on June 1.

Doctor Rafila: Romania slipped from 3rd to 19th in EU by vaccine administration rate

Social Democrat deputy, doctor Alexandru Rafila, said today that in order to hold realistic hopes to return to normal at the end of September, Romania needs to rapidly increase the vaccination pace from 50,000 to 100,000 doses daily, pointing out that in terms of the vaccine rollout performance, Romania has slipped from the 3rd to the 19th position among EU countries.

PSD's Ciolacu: We will use domestic and international legal levers to defend PNRR

The PSD (Social Democratic Party) will use all domestic and international legal levers to defend the National Recovery and Resilience Plan, so that it is not transformed into a new normative act of the Government through which to allocate funds only to certain communities in the country, Social Democrat leader Marcel Ciolacu said on Friday, after the meeting of the National Standing Bureau of t

Doctor Rafila on severely burned patient's death: Transfer to Belgian facility sluggish

Social Democrat MP, doctor Alexandru Rafila, said that in his opinion, the transfer abroad of the severely burned patient who died today in Belgium was "sluggish". "I consider it was a sluggish transfer, because if this had been a first, we could of course have found some excuses.

MP Rafila: PSD supports COVID 19 vaccination campaign, but there are some elements that worry us

Social Democratic Party (PSD) MP Alexandru Rafila said on Monday that the Social Democrats support the COVID 19 vaccination campaign, but there are some worrying elements, including the implementation and operation of the IT platform.

Gov't Consultations/ Ciolacu, on discussions with president: We spoke only about national union Government option

The Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Marcel Ciolacu, declared on Monday that he proposed, at the meeting at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace, a Government of national union with Alexandru Rafila as Prime Minister. According to Ciolacu, President Klaus Iohannis mentioned that the PSD's proposal for prime minister in the person of Alexandru Rafila is an "honorable one".

Gov't Consultations/ Ciolacu: President must accept PSD nomination for PM

The chairman of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Marcel Ciolacu, stated on Monday that the head of state must understand that "he lost" the parliamentary elections and must accept the nomination of the Social Democrats for the position of Prime Minister. "We go today to the Cotroceni [Presidential Palace] with a clear mandate given by Romanians.