World Bank, 32 million EUR for improving health system

The Minister of Finances Shkelqim Cani, signed an agreement with the World Bank. An agreement that guarantees the necessary funding for the Health Improvement Project in Albania, through a 32.1 million EUR loan. Sources at ... More

Streinu-Cercel: There are 12,732 HIV/AIDS patients in Romania, 524 of them new cases this year

The number of the Romanian HIV/AIDS patients has reached 12,732, with 524 of them being new cases found this year, Professor Doctor Adrian Streinu-Cercel, the manager of Bucharest-based Matei Bals National Institute of Infectious ... More

Tuberculosis on the Drop in Bulgaria

The number of tuberculosis cases in Bulgaria has dropped by 15% in 2013 compared to the previous year. Last year, 1,938 cases of tuberculosis were registered around the country, while in 2012 the number was 2,280, according to ... More

Flu viruses fill hospitals with patients

The two grippe viruses, AH3N2 and AH1N1, also known as the American Flu and the Swine Flu, have increased the number of patients in our country. 19 people have been officially affected by the swine flu. The Health Center no.8 ... More

Record number of HIV-positive people in Albania

A record number of HIV-positive people was registered in Albania last year, an official report of the Institute for Public Healthcare in Tirana reads. 122 new cases were registered over the period, 24 of those in December. ... More

Malaria victims after 50 years

Malaria patients have appeared in Albania, with at least 50 cases this year at the Infective Diseases Clinic, mainly seasonal workers who return from countries that have been affected by this disease. "This year we have ... More

Historic day for Montenegro’s health-care: First organ recovery performed

Montenegro’s health-care system reached a milestone late yesterday – first ever organ recovery was performed from a registered donor. As Health Ministry stated, owing to the humanism of a Montenegrin family, a ... More

Removing VAT for medicine

Pharmacists say that by removing VAT on medicine, many medicaments will have lower prices for buyers. “Removing VAT from medicaments will directly affect the final price and it will help citizens”, declared Armand ... More

Christmas Bazaar at the Metropolitan Community Clinic at Helliniko

The Metropolitan Community Clinic at Helliniko is organizing a Christmas event dedicated to children on Sunday, December 15 from 11.00 until 13.30, at the Cultural Centre of Helliniko-Argiroupolis. It is a special Christmas ... More

KAPA RESEARCH survey on disabled unveiled

"Greek society no longer hides the problem of disability; progress has been made in specific living conditions of people with disabilities over the last ten years. However, there has been a rapid deterioration in their lives with ... More

HIV cases increase rapidly in Albania during 2013

In the first 11 months in 2013, 96 new cases of HIV infection have been reported in Albania, bringing to 671 the total number of persons diagnosed with HIV in the country, according to ATA. The figure indicates an increase of ... More

Laboratory for preimplantation testing opened at Skopje Clinic of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and the ministers of education and health, Spiro Ristovski and Nikola Todorov, visited Saturday the University Clinic of Gynecology and Obstetrics in Skopje, where a laboratory for cytogenetic, ... More

25 people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in FYRMacedonia this year

Twenty-five people have been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS so far this year in Macedonia, bringing the total number of cases since 1987 to 194 (143 have AIDS and 51 are HIV positive). 71 people have died of AIDS in Macedonia thus ... More

Turkish companies are interested in investing in Romanian industry, but also in Romanian medical system

Turkish business community is interested in participating in the privatization process and investments attraction at Oltchim, Cupru Min, Romanian Posts, as well as in the medical system in Romania, according to a press release ... More

Health minister invites Greek doctors to work in Turkey

Turkey is ready to welcome Greek doctors who are reportedly seeking jobs abroad, Health Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu said Oct. 27. “Some 7,000 doctors in Greece are seeking jobs abroad. And we need them. ... More

Construction of new plant begins in Vrsac

Serbia's Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic and German Ambassador to Serbia Heinz Wilhelm were in Vrsac, northeast Serbia on Friday to mark the start of the construction of a new factory there, owned by Fresenius Medical ... More

Cooperation established with three medical centers in Chicago

A government delegation, led by PM Nikola Gruevski that also includes Health Minister Nikola Todorov, on Wednesday visited three renowned medical centers in Chicago - Rush University Medical Center, the University of Illinois ... More

Serbian and China on fostering healthcare relations

Health Minister Stankovic met with China's Vice Minister of Health Wang Guo-Qiang on Monday.The two ministers pointed out that Serbia and China will continue to improve mutual cooperation in the field of ... More

First tick bite victim dies in Sibiu

Former ethnic German journalist Rudy Kamla is the first Sibiu local to die from several complications, among which paralysis and blindness, after having been bitten by a tick four years ago, director of the Local Labour ... More

Premier Berisha attends inauguration of Albanian Telemedicine Center

Premier Berisha attended today the opening ceremony of Albanian Telemedicine Center. Also present at the activity were U.S. Ambassador to Tirana, Alexander Arvizu, Minister of Health, Petrit Vasili, Director of ‘Mother ... More