HEALTH

One more baby dies of measles, death toll climbs to 9

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Health Ministry confirmed one more death because of measles after one-year-and-three-month baby girl infected with this virus died in hospital in Timisoara, with death toll climbing to nine. The little girl hadn’t been vaccinated against measles. “An one-year-and-three-month baby girl ...

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88 corruption cases reported through the Health Ministry’s special phone line in the past 10 days

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Health minister Vlad Voiculescu held a balance sheet press conference on Tuesday, announcing that 88 potential breaches have been reported since the phone line for reclaiming corruption cases in the healthcare system has been set up ten days ago up ...

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Doctor Burnei gets away from house arrest, placed under judicial control

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Bucharest Court of Appeal on Tuesday granted doctor Burnei’s new trial, replacing the house arrest against him with the judicial control, meaning the surgeon investigated for corruption will face legal restrictions pending trial. The ruling is final. During judicial control, ...

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The problems of the Romanian healthcare system

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The PM’s control body tracked down several problems of the medical emergency activity in Romanian hospitals. Therefore, a lot of medical units in the country don’t have enough doctors and nurses, lack specific medical equipment, while facing severe overcrowding of ...

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Doctor Burnei’s accounts seized by prosecutors

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Bucharest prosecutors have seized the accounts owned by doctor Gheorghe Burnei from the ‘Marie Curie” Hospital in the file where he is suspected of bribe taking and unauthorized experiments on children, the Bucharest Prosecutor’s Office informed on Friday. The investigators ...

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Ex-Malaxa hospital manager Florin Secureanu admits charges

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Former manager of Malaxa Hospital in Bucharest Florin Secureanu admitted accusations against him, “in the way he knows it from reality”, reads the Bucharest Tribunal’s motivation for his arrest. The judges explain the former hospital manager has been arrested for ...

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50 complaints filed against doctor Burnei so far

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50 complaints have been filed so far in the case of orthopedics surgeon Gheorghe Burnei, accused in a corruption file for bribe taking and unauthorized experiments on children. 15 people have been hears so far. On the other hand, the ...

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A solution in the Hexi Pharma file expected by year-end or early 2017

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Romania’s Prosecutor General Augustin Lazar on Thursday said that the Hexi Pharma file is almost over, with a solution being expected by the end of the year or early 2017. “The files are to be concluded. An effort is being ...

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