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Romania ranks third in Europe on cerebrovascular diseases


Romania ranks third among the European countries on the high incidence of the cerebrovascular diseases as well as of the death rate due to these affections, according to the statistics provided by the Society for the Study of Neuroprotection and ...

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Doctor suspended from office for giving drugs only to patients ‘who deserve’

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The head of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Unit (ATI) at ‘Sfantul Pantelimon’ Hospital in Bucharest, Laura Constantinescu, was suspended from office after a recording was revealed to the press in which she explained her colleagues that only the patients ‘who ...

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Competition Council: Doctors prescribe certain expensive drugs and recommend certain pharmacies

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Doctors prescribe more expensive drugs and direct patients only to certain pharmacies, being influenced by the marketing budgets of companies in this sector, say the findings of a survey conducted by the Competition Council on the pharmaceutical market, a press ...

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Health Minister Vlad Voiculescu cuts off hospital manager contests

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The new Health Minister Vlad Voiculescu decided to suspend for the upcoming weeks the contests for appointing the hospital managers until a new management contract for hospitals is available, which should also comprise several performance criteria. His decision comes shortly ...

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Another scandal: Control at Ophthalmology Hospital. Allegations of political support for manager Monica Pop

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Health Minister Vlad Voiculescu decided to send the ministry’s control body to the Ophthalmology Hospital in Bucharest, after revelations about the hospital manager, Monica Pop, following the survey published on Wednesday by Tolo.ro, the blog of journalist Catalin Tolontan. According ...

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Fresh scandal in health system: Dozens of oncologists to be prosecuted for allegedly receiving bribes

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77 oncologists are being prosecuted by the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) for bribery. The oncologists allegedly received bribes from a company carrying out import, distribution and promotion operations of pharmaceutical products, which tried to determine the doctors to prescribe or ...

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5.2% of the Romanians diagnosed with cancer at some point of their life, study. Perception on state vs private hospitals

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Over 5 percent of the Romania has been diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetime, while over 21 percent had at least one member of the family suffering of cancer, reveals a study conducted by IMAS and InoMed ...

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Romania fails to break record for the largest CPR session

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Over 10,000 people gathered on the National Arena in Bucharest on Saturday for a CPR training session in an attempt to break the record of the largest number of participants. However Romanian failed to break the record, as at least ...

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Prosecution for abuse of office starts in the case of Department for Burns at Floreasca Emergency Hospital

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Prosecutors from the Prosecutor’s Office upon the District 1 Bucharest Court have started the prosecution in rem for offenses of abuse of office, following the Control Body notification regarding the Department for Burns at Floreasca Hospital, judicial sources said. Investigators ...

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Vodafone Romania Foundation supported projects of EUR 23 M in 18 years


Vodafone Romania Foundation has financed projects of EUR 23 million for 1.4 million beneficiaries during its 18 years of existence, a press release reads, following the information offered by the Foundation’s representatives during Connecting for Good conference. “During its 18 ...

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