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Mircea Laza, interim manager of Coletina Hospital

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Bucharest Mayor General Gabriela Firea has announced on Thursday that the interim manager of Colentina Hospital will be appointed Mircea Laza, who had previously held the position of manager of the Deva Emergency County Hospital. The manager of Colentina Hospital ...

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Colentina hospital manager quits. One of the resigning neurosurgeons says his resignation is still on

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The manager of Colentina Hospital Silvi Ifrim (photo) has resigned on Wednesday after the resignations of the two top neurosurgeon doctors. “The hospital manager said the situation had got tenses and she preferred to step aside. I accepted her honorary ...

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Health Ministry: 16 West Niles cases in Romania, death toll up to 6

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16 cases of West Nile meningitis cases have been registered in Romania from May to August, with six deaths reported in Bucharest, Buzau, Braila and Olt, the Health Ministry announced on Thursday. The ministry however says that all these cases ...

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Measles death toll up to 33. Victim, a 10-month Iraqi baby girl

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Another death caused by measles was reported in Romania, with the death toll climbing to 33, the National Center of Surveillance and Control of Infectious Diseases has announced on Friday. The 33th victim is a 10-month baby girl suffering of ...

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Romania, last in the EU on health expenditure

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Romania spent only EUR 340 per inhabitant on health in 2015, the lowest sum in the European Union, where the average was EUR 600 per inhabitant, according to the latest Eurostat statistics on health expenditure. Eurostat says that Member States ...

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Update: 1,000 kg of liquid egg yolk from Germany, contaminated with Fipronil, seized in Timis County. EC calls for meeting on contamination

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Inspectors with the Timis County Veterinary and Food Safety Directorate have seized on Wednesday, in specific control actions, a quantity of 1,000 kg of liquid egg yolk, a product contaminated with Fipronil, coming from Germany, according to the Alert System ...

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Vaccination rate up four times in the past 2 weeks, Health minister says

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Health Minister Florian Bodog says the vaccination rate has risen four times in the past two weeks, while PM Tudose referred the outcome of the pro-vaccination campaign as “spectacular”. Minister Bodog stated the precise figures will be released next week, ...

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