healthcare

thumbnailIn crisis, Greece strives to consolidate medical care
2014-04-03Two recent reports identified problems in the Greek health system.
thumbnailAlbania addressing concerns about food safety
2014-02-14Authorities are taking measures to sanction street vendors whose food does not meet sanitary standards.
thumbnailExperts call for action to fight corruption in Croatia's healthcare sector
2014-01-15A recently discovered corruption scheme involves hundreds of doctors and pharmacists.
thumbnailSerbia tackles healthcare system reform
2014-01-10As Serbia starts EU negotiations this month, officials are taking steps to reform the healthcare system so it meets Union standards.
thumbnailMontenegro focuses on healthcare corruption
2013-11-08Montenegro is expected to announce a plan to stop corruption in the healthcare sector by the end of the year.
thumbnailBulgaria raising awareness against cancer
2013-10-10Doctors and patients in Bulgaria seek better ways of fighting breast cancer that takes hundreds of lives every year in the country.
thumbnailBulgaria and Macedonia co-operate in healthcare
2013-09-30In ophthalmology and other medical fields, training and treatment benefit from the professional partnerships.
thumbnailSerbian healthcare broadens transplant surgery options
2013-09-04After strong public pressure, Serbia agreed to fund heart transplant treatments for its citizens who seek treatment abroad.
thumbnailFundraiser campaign helps children in Macedonia, region
2013-05-02A national donor campaign in Macedonia unites ethnic, religious and social divides in a common goal.
thumbnailPodcast for 2013-05-02
2013-05-02In this episode, We present highlights of what is published on Setimes in the past week.
thumbnailHealthcare reform under way in Albania and Kosovo
2013-01-24Implementing records systems in Albania and Kosovo would make hospitals more efficient.
thumbnailDoctors in Macedonia demand health sector changes
2012-11-20Macedonia's health minister refuses to negotiate with the doctors on strike.
thumbnailWHO: Serbian healthcare system making progress
2012-10-17Despite a vast potential and reforms, the country's healthcare faces significant problems.
thumbnailChanges to doctors’ pay splits health care sector in Macedonia
2012-09-11Efforts to reward hard-working doctors are being disputed by the health care sector.
thumbnailBalkan countries get poor marks for health care in European survey
2012-05-18Macedonia fell five places in the Euro Health Consumer Index, while Croatia moved up six slots as the best performer in health care among eight Southeast European countries.
thumbnailSerbia battles brain drain of healthcare workers
2012-02-24Patients and healthcare practicioners alike are growing increasingly frustrated.
thumbnailIn Albania, an underfunded healthcare system leads to bribery
2012-01-24Public healthcare in Albania suffers from serious deficiencies.
thumbnailMontenegrin health workers hold out for salary increases
2011-11-09If the government does not accept demands for increased wages, Montenegro's healthcare workers are prepared to radicalise their protest.
thumbnailNew hospital offers hope to demographic decline
2011-10-05A new ultra-modern clinic in Macedonia provides affordable treatment, raising hopes for many infertile couples in the region.
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