Apoteka Beograd generates RSD 186m in profit

Serbian pharmaceutical company Apoteka Beograd generated RSD 186 million in profit in 2009, which is a 52.36 percent increase compared to 2008. According to a statement published by the company, with the integration of system ... More

Japan donates medical equipment to Alba County

Almost EUR 140,000 will be donated through a non-repayable assistance program offered by the Japanese government, a press release reads. The signing ceremony of the grant contract for the Japanese donation of medical equipment to ... More

EUR 7 M invested in Targu Mures private hospital

A private hospital of almost 6,000 sq m total area will open in Targu Mures at the end of the month. The new facility will provide medical services ranging from neurology to ATI, plastic surgery or occupational medicine. The ... More

Great potential for health sector cooperation between Serbia, Slovakia

Serbian Minister of Health Tomica Milosavljevic and his Slovak counterpart Richard Rasi talked today about cooperation in the areas of health and vaccine production. Milosavljevic said that possibilities for cooperation and ... More

Large deficit in healthcare by end-2009

The deficit looming in Bulgaria’s healthcare system is worth some BGN 130 million (65 m euros) in the National Health Insurance Fund and BGN 70 million (35 m euros) for expenses by the end of the year as a result of the new ... More

Greek doctors work too much

The European Commission today sent a letter to Greece announcing a default action because it has not applied the community's rules on maximum working hours for doctors in the public health system. The European rules set an ... More

Medical clinic business down 30 pc in summer

The business of local clinics declines by up to 30 percent in summer, compared to the rest of the year, the Business Standard reads on Monday citing private medical service suppliers as saying. Hot summer days and holidays for ... More

Medical dressing maker Medica to invest 4 mln levs in '08

Medica, the local producer of medical dressing materials, said consolidated profit more than tripled year-on-year to 1.4 mln levs in 2007 with revenues up 10% to 13.95 mln levs. Dressing materials generated 67% of operating ... More

Slovenians and Hungarians want Varazdinske toplice

Late this year the Varazdin County will publish an international tender for a strategic partner in the project of rebuilding the special hospital and R&R center in the spa Varazdinske toplice, worth approximately HRK 200 million. ... More

Arabs to have half of the Meljine centre

The representatives of the Atlas group will present a new design concept for the military hospital compound in Meljine to the tender commission next week. The commission will be informed that Kapital Investment from Abu Dhabi ... More

First stem cell balnk inaugurated in Athens

A stem cell bank inaugurated at the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF) on yesterday represents the first public-private partnership in biotechnology applications in the country, the head of the NHRF Prof. Dimitrios ... More

Antalya attracts attention in nanotechnology

Antalya Teknokent, under the auspices of the Mediterranean University, has become one of the top producers in nano-dust and anti-bacterial plating. Many companies from the US, Japan and Germany are currently eyeing Antalya ... More

€500 million to be invested in health institutions by 2011

Serbian Minister of Health Tomica Milosavljevic said today that around &500 million will have been invested into health institutions by 2011, and that this and next year 20 hospitals will be reconstructed. Milosavljevic told ... More

Italian and Albanian doctors draft joint transplant project

Italy and Albania will work together for two years to make kidney transplants safer and more efficient, Italian and Albanian doctors decided at the Regional Apulia centre for organ transplants today. The Bari General Hospital has ... More

Spanish Ibadesa to invest EUR 40 million in emergency hospital

The Spanish group Ibadesa will invest EUR 40 million to build the emergency hospital in Harman, Brasov county. The hospital will be built on a 14 hectares plot donated by the Municipal Council. The unit will include 11 buildings ... More

Official Opening of Japanese Hospital in Bulgaria

The Tokuda-Sofia hospital was officially opened Tuesday after it was licenced to practice medicine by Bulgaria's Health Ministry. The official opening ceremony was attended by Economy Minister Rumen Ovcharov and Health ... More

More than 300m EUR to be set aside for reconstruction and modernization of health care in Serbia

Next year, over 300m EUR will be invested in the improvement of health care services in Serbia. The National Investment Plan implies investment of 161m EUR, whereas another 150m EUR will be provided from the credit approved by ... More

Mediterranean Thermal Springs Conference in Greece

The contribution of thermal springs to therapeutics and the development of health tourism in the Mediterranean is the topic of the first Thermal Medicine Conference which opens today in Greecés Loutraki, near Corinth in ... More

Medicover Romania Estimates EUR 8.1 Million In Revenues For 2006

Medical services company Medicover Romania estimates revenues of EUR 8.1 million this year, a 25 percent increase, due to the diversification of the service range and to the expansion of the clinic network. For the expansion of ... More

Interamerican celebrates a year since opening first private hospital

Interamerican has celebrated a year since the opening of the first private hospital in Romania, Euroclinic, an inherent part of the Medisystem health insurance network. The representatives of the first such health care facility ... More