Victor Sebastian Costache, picked for Health Minister (bio)

On October 24, 2019, Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban unveiled the composition of his cabinet to be submitted to Parliament for a vote. Victor Sebastian Costache was picked for the position of Health Minister. A specialist in cardiovascular, thoracic and pulmonary surgery, Victor Sebastian Costache was born on March 18, 1974, in Iasi. He is a class of 1998 graduate for the Gr. T.

29th Congress of the World Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons to be Held at National Palace of Culture in Bulgaria

From 6 to 8 September 2019, the 29th Congress of the World Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons will take place at the National Palace of Culture, said the organizers.

Ministry of Health: Bulgaria Joined the FOEDUS Agreement for Cooperation in the Sphere or Organ Transplantation

The Ministry of Healthcare has announced that Bulgaria joined the European FOEDUS agreement for cooperation in the sphere or organ transplantation. Currently, its active participants are 10 EU countries, BNR reported.

Most European countries are experiencing difficulties in this area, such as declining number of donors and the shortage of qualified medical staff.

A long, hard and lonely road to recovery

Imagine that you have been in the intensive care unit of an Attica hospital for weeks, unable to stand on your own two feet, and with only sporadic visits from family members. Every one of your visitors wears a white gown over their clothes, along with protective overshoes, a cap and a sanitary mask - not due to fears they might be contaminated but in order not to transmit any bacteria to you.

For the First Time: Sofia Will Host a World Meeting of Child Cardiologists and Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Sofia hosts the first ever World Meeting of Child Cardiologists and Cardiothoracic Surgeons. For three days, the world elite in this field will discuss and present important clinical cases in heart surgery. This is a great chance for children's cardiac surgeons to exchange experiences and discuss current cases from their practice, Darik Dr.