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Sanofi in talks to sell Zentiva arm to Advent

Healthcare April 17, 2018 13:17 0 comments

French healthcare group Sanofi said on Tuesday it is in exclusive talks to sell its Zentiva generics drugs subsidiary to private equity firm Advent International for EUR 1.9 billion, according to Reuters. Zentiva operates in…more »

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State Secretary Raed Arafat says electronic cigarettes should be banned in closed public spaces

Healthcare April 10, 2018 10:41 0 comments

State Secretary Raed Arafat believes that legislation should be drawn up in order to restrict the use of electronic cigarettes and vaping devices in the same ways that regular cigarettes are restricted, citing a study…more »

Medlife buys Polisano in one of the largest transactions in the Romanian healthcare sector: exclusive statements

Healthcare April 04, 2018 12:31 0 comments

Private healthcare provider Medlife announced today that it has completed the acquisition of 100 percent of the shares of medical services division Polisano, a company in the top 10 largest healthcare operators in Roamania. The…more »

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Bucharest Metropolitan Hospital may take longer to build than flying cars; private sector reacts

Healthcare March 22, 2018 15:10 0 comments BR Exclusive

The construction deadline for the Bucharest Metropolitan Hospital is 20 years from now at the latest, according to the Government spokesman citing the Emergency Order through which the Executive approved the transfer of a land…more »

Medicover Romania: a lot term commitment on the local market

Healthcare March 14, 2018 15:33 0 comments Partner Content

Adrian Peake, general manager at Medicover Romania tells Business Review about the main achievements of the company on the local market and highlights the development of the Romanian medical system in the last two decades.  …more »

Interview. Cristian Barbu (Docbook): Our investment could top EUR 1 mln by the end of 2018

Healthcare March 11, 2018 10:00 0 comments BR Exclusive

Cristian Barbu, owner of Docbook, tells Business Review about the added value that its application brings to Romanian patients who want to spend less time getting an appointment with a doctor. By Anda Sebesi   What…more »

Analysis. Private medical players find market fit for growth

Healthcare March 10, 2018 10:00 0 comments BR Exclusive

With private medical providers making large investments in their infrastructure, more Romanians now have a valid alternative to the dysfunctional public healthcare service.   By Anda Sebesi At present, Romania’s public healthcare system comprises 366 public…more »

Finance minister announces important measure for healthcare NGOs; organisations react

Healthcare March 06, 2018 17:27 0 comments

The Public Finance Ministry might increase the 2 percent allocation of individuals’ income tax dedicated to healthcare NGOs to 3.5 percent, according to minister Eugen Teodorovici. Teodorovici said: “Helping these NGOs that support those with…more »

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Romania activates civil protection mechanism, asks for help from EU and NATO in immunoglobulin crisis

Healthcare March 06, 2018 11:07 0 comments

Romania has officially requested help from EU member states and NATO in the immunoglobulin crisis, Health minister Sorina Pintea has announced. The procedures for purchasing immunoglobulin will be conducted by the UNIFARM SA National Company,…more »


Higher salaries starting today for some public sector workers

Healthcare March 01, 2018 10:02 0 comments

Labour Minister Lia Olguta Vasilescu said on Wednesday that the salaries of all the doctors, nurses and teachers in Romania will increase up to the government’s 2022 salary grid. The most important result, she claims,…more »