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Romanians, getting fatter year by year, study says

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Despite stating they eat healthy food and do sports, statistics show that Romanians are more and more overweight. Over 55% of the Romanian adult population is fighting extra weight, according to a study conducted by IMAS in July 2017 and ...

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The first nuclear medicine center in Romania’s public healthcare to be inaugurated in Bucharest

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The first integrated center of nuclear medicine in the Romanian public healthcare system will be commissioned at the “Carol Davila” Military Hospital in Bucharest next year. The center will track down cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography ...

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A doctor left Romania every six hours last year

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Romania is the country with the fewest doctors in the EU reported to the number of inhabitants (only 2.5 compared to the European average of 3.4), sad statistics reveal. Over 14,000 doctors have left the country in the past ten ...

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Update: Florian Bodog plagiarized two-thirds of his PhD thesis in Economics – media report, Health Minister denies charges

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Health Minister Florian Dorel Bodog has plagiarized 147 of the 232 pages of his doctoral thesis in Economics entitled “Management and Marketing of Sanitary Units” and graduated in 2008 at the West University of Timisoara (UVT), says journalist Emilia Sercan. ...

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Doctor Burnei may practice again in public hospitals, court rules

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The Bucharest Tribunal has ruled on Friday to lift the practice license interdiction against doctor Gheorghe Burnei. The former chief of the orthopedics ward of the Marie Curie Pediatrics Hospital, Gheorghe Burnei has been prosecuted for corruption at the end ...

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SANITAS trade unionists follow suit Cartel Alfa, announce street protests in October

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Sanitas Federation trade unionists are getting ready for protests and a large-scale rally on October 19, dissatisfied by the limitation of bonuses and by the proposal to transfer contributions from the employer to the employee. Their announcement comes one day ...

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Blood checked in transfusion centers due to the West Nile infections

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The blood donated at the transfusion centers is additionally checked up after 22 people have been infected with the West Nile virus and six other died because of the virus in Romania this year. “The blood is additionally checked across ...

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5-month baby boy dies of measles in Neamt. Death toll up to 34

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A five-month baby boy from Neamt county has died of measles, with death toll climbing to 34, according to the National Institute for Public Health. The last death caused by measles was reported in Romania on August 25. It was ...

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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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