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.

Bulgaria’s Caretaker Health Minister: I Will Pursue My Goals with Unwavering Resolve

Bulgaria's caretaker Minister of Health Dr. Stoycho Katsarov came out with a statement commenting on the events of the last few days.

With regard to the former director of the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Prof. Todor Kantardzhiev he said there is "nothing extraordinary or heroic" about an official who retires reaching retirement age.

Bulgaria: Management of VIP Lozenets Hospital Overhauled, Malpractices Disclosed

The management of Lozenets University Hospital (aka former Governmental Hospital)will be replaced because of multiple abuses, revealed caretaker Minister of Health Dr. Stoycho Katsarov at a briefing at the Council of Ministers. He pointed out that the health institution had "syphoned off the National Health Insurance Fund and performed illegal transplantations.

Sofia Inspectorate Carries Out Inspections of Sources of Air Pollution

Teams of the Sofia Inspectorate are carrying out inspections of sources of air pollution with particulate matter from construction sites, auto repair shops, tyre fitting centres, waste-buying sites, furniture manufacturers, as well as outdoor waste burning, said the Sofia Municipality press office.

8 New Kindergartens are being Built in Sofia

8 new kindergartens are being built in Sofia, 5 of which will accommodate children by the end of this year and the remaining 3 by next year. This was announced by the mayor of the capital Yordanka Fandakova, who today checked the construction of a new kindergarten in the "Krustova Vada" neighbourhood, Lozenets district.