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Update: Health system administrative staff threatens with protests, general strike postponed

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New threats to strike in the health system have surfaced on Monday. The trade unions representing administrative, technical, economic (TESA) staff say large-scale protests are in store. Union leaders say that in one month they could start a general strike ...

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Update: Floreasca Hospital doctors withdraw resignations

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Update 3: The doctors with the SMURD–Emergency Admission Unit of the Floreasca Hospital have announced they are withdrawing their resignations, following the “positive signals received from the Health Ministry” received, physician Alexandru Caloian said on Thursday. Update 2: 22 doctors ...

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Local authorities vow to build first new hospital in northern Bucharest

File photo, hospital abroad

The Bucharest District 1 city hall in partnership with the Health Ministry announced the intention to build the first new fully equipped hospital in northern Capital. “District 1, in fact the entire Bucharest, desperately needs a new hospital, equipped with ...

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Disclosures in Hexi Pharma file: All products tested by Cantacuzino Institute have bactericidal and fungicidal properties!

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‘Evenimentul Zilei’ newspaper reports it has got information from the Cantacuzino Institute in Bucharest on the testing of biocides from Hexi Pharma company. Judicial sources have revealed that the authorities have seized sealed samples from the warehouse in Mogosoaia and ...

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Two big hospitals in Bucharest to enter major rehabilitation programmes

The intensive care unit for new borns at Marie Curie hospital

The Government adopted major decisions regarding two important hospitals in Bucharest on Wednesday’s weekly sitting. The “Marie Curie” Emergency Hospital for children will become regional hospital and will extend by two more units, while the “Prof. Dr. C.C.Iliescu” hospital for ...

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Cytostatic crisis in Romania. Lanvis for leukemia treatment running short


The Romanian Health Ministry on Monday confirmed that stocks of Lanvis, a medicine used in treating leukemia, are almost running short. The ministry promised to emergently look for another supplier. However, the representatives of the patients with cancer say that ...

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Over 37,000 participants at the “Biggest Sports Hour” in 2016

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During June – August 2016, Telekom Romania, in partnership with SmartAtletic and Getfit, has organized the 6th edition of the sports and movements festival “The Biggest Sports Hour” in Bucharest, Brasov and Mamaia. All in all, over 37,000 people from ...

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Shortage of 13,000 doctors in Romanian hospitals


Romanian hospitals currently lack no less than 13,000 physicians, as a result of the fact that doctors leave to work abroad. In these conditions, positions in cardiology, ENT or Intensive Care remain vacant in many cities, whereas in some counties ...

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