2013-09-09Romania works on a new strategy to develop medical tourism that already brings hundreds of millions to the country, officials in Bucharest say.
2013-09-02More than 100 people have been affected, and least 14 have died, this summer in Serbia from complications caused by the West Nile virus.
2013-08-19Alcoholism is a serious public health issue in the Balkans and causes significant pressure to the health system, experts warn.
2013-03-28Fake and counterfeit medicines pose a threat to public health and safety that officials are trying to clamp down on through tougher domestic controls and international co-operation.
2012-11-29Weekly organic markets are becoming more popular in Turkey.
2012-11-29In this episode, We present highlights of what is published on Setimes in the past week.
2012-11-19The global obesity pandemic is sweeping through Southeast Europe, experts warn, pointing to lack of physical activity and poor diet as the main culprits.
2012-01-16Low birth rates will pose an economic threat to Serbia in the years to come.
2012-01-12Various state projects and humanitarian organisations are trying to meet the demand for organ transplantation in Serbia.
2011-11-29For the second time this year Serbia faces a shortage of vital drugs.
2011-07-21It's been billed as a cancer fighter, but banned in several countries. Doctors are concerned about "Vidatox".
2011-05-31TIRANA, Albania -- Albania is home to the second largest number of smokers in Europe after Turkey, according to figures published by the Public Healt...
2011-05-27NICOSIA, Cyprus -- Former Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash is in critical condition, doctors said on Thursday (May 26th). Denktash, 87, was admit...
2010-09-01BUCHAREST, Romania -- Two people have died and at least five others have been infected with the West Nile virus, the health ministry confirmed late o...
2010-08-20ATHENS, Greece -- A total of seven deaths are now blamed on the West Nile virus after three more elderly people succumbed to brain inflammation, heal...
2010-08-10ATHENS, Greece -- Health authorities confirmed on Monday (August 9th) that 16 people have been infected with the West Nile virus, and three of them h...
2010-08-09Serbian citizens will be receiving electronic health cards by 2013. Also in science and technology: Bulgarian astronomers discover a new planet.
2010-05-10A Serb festival finds a "supernatural" way to celebrate Earth Day and raise environmental awareness.
2010-04-22Kosovo intends to implement new strategies to reduce death rates among infants and their mothers, according to the health ministry.
A lack of funds has affected the pace of clearing landmines in the Balkans.