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Big names allegedly involved in the cancer drugs scandal


The names of big pharma companies present on the Romanian market would be involved in the case of the oncology specialists suspected of prescribing certain medicines to their patients for which they would have been rewarded with luxury trips. Glaxosmithkline ...

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3 million Romanians call the ambulance every year


An emergency request every 12 seconds, five per minute, over three million Romanians call the ambulance every year and are in the hands of the 9,497 people of the crews on ambulances across the country – this is balance sheet ...

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Bayer HealthCare launches new Aspirin formula on local market


The “legendary” aspirin keeps pace with the speed era and improves its formula. Thus, Germany’s multinational chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer, through its HealthCare division, brings the new Aspirin with micro- active technology to relieve pain twice as fast than ...

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Matei Bals Institute’s manager found incompatible


Another Romanian top official was declared incompatible on Monday. The manager of National Institute for Infectious Diseases “Prof. Dr. Matei Bal?”, Adrian Streinu-Cercel was found incompatible by the National Integrity Agency (ANI). The integrity body says Streinu-Cercel was simultaneously manager ...

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Romania counts for a quarter of tuberculosis cases in EU and EEA


Replacing the current treatment for the patients diagnosed with tuberculosis and with multi-drug resistant TB, as well as the access to innovative medicines are mandatory so that the disease should not be a public health problem anymore, read the conclusions ...

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Cantacuzino Institute to get EUR 10m to pay off debts


Minister of Education and Scientific Research Sorin Cimpeanu on Tuesday informed that the Cantacuzino Institute topic will top the agenda of Wednesday government sitting and that the institute would receive EUR 10m to pay off its debts. The institute will ...

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Health minister: Medicines in Romania to have the cheapest European price


Health minister Nicolae Banicioiu informed on Monday that starting July 1 Romania will have the lowest European price for medicines, heralding that the entire procedure of price cut was concluded following discussion with EC, IMF and with producers and distributors. ...

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Dutch ambassador’s wife, photo with the doctors at University Hospital. ‘MDs want Romania in Schengen’


Medical doctor Catalin Cirstoiu, who operated the Dutch ambassador’s wife, posted on Thursday on its Facebook page, a photo of Cristina van Bonzel and several MDs at Bucharest University Emergency Hospital, wearing T-shirts with the message ‘MDs want Romania in ...

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