Pediatrics

The Shortage of Doctors in Bulgaria is Deepening

By the end of the summer, with the issue of compulsory health cards for students, a worrying topic is posed - every second doctor is over 51 years old. The data is from the Bulgarian Medical Association. Over 60% of people in white aprons quickly and safely advance to the "third age" column. One-quarter of the doctors are already in retirement age, informs NOVA.

Expert rebuffs WHO, says Greek measles epidemic has been contained

The Greek Health Ministry's Immunization Committee is planning to send the World Health Organization (WHO) a letter asking that it clarify its decision last week to list Greece among four European nations - including the Czech Republic, Albania and the United Kingdom - where measles is no longer considered eradicated.

New Cases of Lyme Disease and Marseilles Fever in Veliko Tarnovo

New cases of lyme disease and marseilles fever are registered in the area. Patients are from the municipalities of Elena and Veliko Tarnovo and were admitted in the period from 5th to 11th August. This was reported by Radio "Focus" - Veliko Tarnovo, referring to the information from the Regional Health Inspectorate. Both are being treated in hospitals.

NHIF has Signed an Annex to Raise Prices on Some Clinical Pathways

By decision of the Supervisory Board of NHIF, an Annex to the National Framework Contract for 2018 was adopted and signed, which increases the prices of some clinical pathways in the field of pediatrics, neonatology, pulmonology and others. This was announced by the press service of NHIF.

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