Grim picture of Bulgarian health system

Grim picture of Bulgarian health system
The European Commission released its 'State of Health in the EU' report, which includes Health Country Profiles for all 28 member states of the European Union. Those documents provide an in-depth analysis of the health systems, or the "health of health", so to speak.

These profiles, including the one for Bulgaria, include a glance at the health of the population, risk factors and the effectiveness of the different health systems in the EU.

"Spending only 3% of our health budgets on prevention, compared with 80% on the treatment of diseases, is simply not enough", Vytenis Andriukaitis, the EU’s Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, said.../IBNA

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