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Medical error at Buzau – amputated penis

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A man filed a criminal complaint against the head of the Nephrology Division of the Buzau County Hospital, claiming that while he was hospitalized an infection was neglected, infection following the wrong use of a urinary probe and, due to ...

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Beetroot coffee invented by a Romanian in Serbia


A Romanian from the Serbian town of Vlaicovat, located at several kilometers form Virset, invented the coffee from beetroot and patented it in Belgrade. “This coffee is the result of some researches initiated in 2012. I patented it under the ...

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Regional hospitals in Iasi, Craiova and Cluj in the pipeline

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Health minister heralded on Friday the initiation of several projects in the medical system this year, some of them performed with money coming from the World Bank or the European Commission. By far the most important of them is the ...

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300 employees of the Cantacuzino Institute protest in front of Government


Some 300 employees of the Cantacuzino Institute protested on Wednesday in front of the government building, complaining that they have not received part of the salaries for the last three months and that there is no optimistic outlook for the ...

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Irish ambassador in Bucharest rushed to the hospital


Ireland’s ambassador to Romania, Gerard Corr has been taken to the Floreasca emergency hospital on Monday after he collapsed in the street, Buzesti district, the hospital’s spokesperson, dr. Bogdan Oprita told Agerpres. Other medical sources say the ambassador fell down ...

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HIV/AIDS new cases in Romania on the rise


Almost 1,000 new HIV/AIDS cases are tracked down in Romania on a yearly basis, with most of them contracting the virus by sexual transmission, a doctor within “Matei Bals” infectious diseases Institute warned. A major alarming trend is also that ...

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“The Death of Mr. Lazarescu” reloaded in Romanian hospitals

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Have you seen the famous Romanian movie “The Death of Mr. Lazarescu” released in 2005 and telling the story of a 63-year-old man who is moved from one hospital to another until he dies on his feet? A few recent ...

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“Grigore Alexandrescu” Hospital nominated “Best Hospital” by Europe Business Assembly


Children’s Hospital “Grigore Alexandrescu” in Bucharest was nominated for the award for “Best Hospital” by UK’s Europe Business Assembly (EBA), the awarding ceremony is to take place on April 21 in London. “Our hospital was chosen following statistical surveys – ...

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Romania buys protective equipment against Ebola worth RON 6 M


The General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations intends to buy equipment for protection against Ebola worth nearly RON 6 million, according to Mediafax quoting an announcement posted on e-licitatie.ro. The equipment consists of 3,000 pieces of “Personal equipment of average protection ...

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Draft law: Private medical practice in public hospitals

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A draft law enabling doctors to work in a private-like system within public hospitals was tabled in the Health parliamentary committee. According to the draft initiated by the Health Ministry, any doctor will be entitled to private practice within the ...

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