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New disclosures on disinfectants infected with bacteria at Elias hospital

disinfectants bacteria

Two millions of bacteria have been tracked down in the disinfectant soap Maxil produced by Romchim, a company from Târgu Mureș, used by Elias Hospital in Bucharest two years ago. According to a new investigation published on tolo.ro, the case ...

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Romania tops the premature deaths ranking in EU

death

In the European Union (EU), 1.7 million persons aged less than 75 died in 2013. Among them, around 577,500 deaths (or 33.7 percent of total deaths) could be considered as premature, as they could have been avoided in the light ...

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Competition Council: Doctors still prescribe too many expensive drugs

bogdan chiritoiu

The analysis conducted by the Competition Council on the pharma market reveals that patients are forced to pay much more for drugs because doctors prescribe the so-called innovative products, not the cheaper options. “What we see coming out from this ...

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Ex-CNAS president, world IT giant prosecuted for alleged illegal affairs related to the health insurance soft

CNAS sius

Former president of the National Health Insurance House (CNAS), Vasile Ciurchea is prosecuted for abuse of office in a corruption case where the prejudice mounts to over EUR 16 M. The anti-corruption prosecutors’ investigation is related to the period of ...

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DNA head: Foreign companies also involved in the healthcare corruption in Romania

kovesi corruption

Anti-corruption chief prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi stated on Monday that the corruption in the healthcare system also involves companies abroad. Kovesi said that investigation revealed that sometimes, the money received as bribe are paid through bank accounts opened abroad. “There ...

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Vice-PM Dîncu: ‘We receive daily information from SRI about malfunctions and corruption in the system’

vasile dancu

Deputy Prime Minister Vasile Dincu said on Sunday for Digi 24 that he receives every day, “at least two to three information” in regard to the malfunctions and corruption in the state system. “We receive all the time, every day, ...

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SRI sent 500 notifications on nosocomial infections, disinfectants in the past 5 years

topsecret notifications

The Romanian Intelligence Service (SRI) sent reports about the arguable quality of the Hexi Pharma disinfectants to all Health ministers during 2011-2016. Over 500 notifications on nosocomial infections and disinfectants have been sent overall to several state authorities, including prime ...

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Biotechnology could attract major investments in Romania

biotechnology

„A predictable, coherent and transparent business environment to encourage the investments and stimulate innovation, a stable law framework, funds allotted to the research field are just some of the actions that might contribute to the development of research and innovation ...

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HOSPICE Casa Sperantei opens pediatric ward with free palliative services

Hospice

Medical foundation HOSPICE Casa Sperantei launched on Wednesday the pediatric ward with integrated services within the Centre for Palliative Care in Bucharest. According to a press release, the department consists of a unit with 8 beds capacity, a day center, ...

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