HEALTH

African swine fever alert in Satu Mare County

Romgaz watches ... animal behaviour to forecast the winter weather

African swine fever virus was detected in a sample taken from a wild boar found dead on the Noroieni forest hunting ground in Satu-Mare County, about 6 kilometres from the Hungarian border and 10 kilometres from the Ukrainian border, the ...

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Health Minister: We haven’t solved the issue of bribes. There are hospitals where informal payments are made

Two ex-hospital managers convicted for bribe taking

The issue of informal payments in some hospitals has not yet been solved, Health Minister Sorina Pintea said on Wednesday, adding that she has a “negative feedback” from this point of view. “Unfortunately, I have a negative feedback. We haven’t ...

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Romanian healthcare app for overweight kids gets EUR 1 M financing

Romanian healthcare app for overweight kids gets EUR 1 M financing

A team of 7 technology information experts from Cluj has kicked off a project to develop a healthcare web platform, Wello, for mobile devices, to help families with overweight children to lose weight and have a healthy lifestyle, based on ...

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68 searches conducted by DIICOT countrywide, in a file with the RON 10m damages involving doctors and nurses

31 searches in SIF Muntenia and SIF Banat embezzlement case

68 searches were carried out on Wednesday by the Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) prosecutors and by judicial police officers in all counties and in Bucharest, in a criminal file in which investigations are conducted in terms ...

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Health trade unionists give up general strike scheduled on May 11

Health trade unionists give up general strike scheduled on May 11

The trade unionists with the health system announced Tuesday evening that they give up the general strike scheduled on May 11, following the agreement reached with the Government. Labour Minister, Lia Olguta Vasilescu, announced the wage bill will be amended, ...

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U.S. Embassy awards four Romanian “Women of Courage”. Who is the 2018 International Woman of Courage nominee for Romania?

U.S. Embassy awards four Romanian “Women of Courage”. Who is the 2018 International Woman of Courage nominee for Romania?

The U.S. Embassy in Bucharest has awarded four Romanian women within the yearly Women of Courage ceremony on Tuesday for their outstanding results and whose work has had a major impact on the Romanian society in various fields. The embassy ...

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DNA’s Kovesi warns over corruption in healthcare, says hospital managers raised millions of euros from bribe

Two ex-hospital managers convicted for bribe taking

Chief prosecutor of the National Anti-corruption Directorate (DNA), Laura Codruta Kovesi has warned on Tuesday over the corruption practices in the healthcare, arguing there are major vulnerabilities which directly impact on the citizens’ life. She exemplified a former hospital manager ...

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