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Third child suspected of measles dies of the illness, Health Ministry confirms


The Health Ministry has announced on Thursday that the Cantacuzino Institute has confirmed a third child suspected of measles has died of the illness. “The Cantacuzino Institute on Thursday confirmed to the National Centre for Control of Infectious Diseases that ...

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Measles outbreak, 3 children have died


Measles epidemic in Romania has made victims, as three children have died, the latest case was recorded in the past few days. Moreover, according to the Ministry of Health, in the past eight months there were 675 confirmed cases of ...

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

sanitas protests

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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