Tag: doctor
Macedonia 13.11.20 | 20:36

Doctor Shukri Fazilu from Kumanovo dies of Covid-19

Doctor Shukri Fazliu from Kumanovo is the 13th doctor to succumb to Covid-19. Alsat-M TV reports that the 49 year old doctor was treated at home for a while, showing mild symptoms, but his condition took a turn to the worse in the past three days. He was admitted to the Infectious Diseases Clinic in...

Macedonia 29.09.20 | 16:52

Unknown man broke into the apartment of doctor Velo Markovski and startled his wife shortly after his appointment to a top position in VMRO-DPMNE

An unknown man broke into the home of doctor Velo Markovski yesterday evening. When the incident occurred, the doctor’s wife was asleep in the home. She was woken by the man, who fled when he saw her. Doctor Markovski, a renowned epidemiologist who has been one of the most trusted persons in the...

Macedonia 26.09.20 | 21:44

Kumanovo doctor says he was attacked by a colleague

While attacks from angry patients on doctors are common occurrence in Macedonia, to the point that doctors and nurses held protests last year to demand police protection. But a doctor from Kumanovo reported that he was attacked by a colleague. Sukri Fazliu told Alsat-M TV that he was physically attacked...

Macedonia 16.08.20 | 16:48

Berovo mourns as a selfless medical professional dies of Covid-19

Media outlets are reporting that a female medical professional from the small city of Berovo, aged 57, died of the coronavirus. The woman was infected along with her husband, who is also a medical professional. Both were tested recently and were hospitalized just days ago. But yesterday the woman’s...

Macedonia 05.07.20 | 12:53

Doctor from Tetovo, who was months before his retirement, dies of the coronavirus

Arifikmet Deari (64), an urologist from Tetovo, is the first doctor to die from Covid-19 in Macedonia. The doctor had a prior neurological condition, said Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce. He died months before retiring. My condolences to the family. I urge medical professionals to take care of themselves,...

Macedonia 29.03.20 | 20:59

Struga doctor describes the ordeal of her patient who was denied treatment in Ohrid and died of the coronavirus

A doctor who treated 66 year old Nemljune Ibraimi gave a shocking testimony of how doctors at the Ohrid general hospital refused to admit the woman, despite having serious difficulties breathing. The patient was in my van and I had her receiving oxygen. I had to heat up the van because it as cold outside...

Macedonia 09.03.20 | 11:50

Doctor in Skopje contracted the coronavirus in Italy, went to work for five days before being diagnosed

A doctor working in the Mother Teresa clinic in Skopje is diagnosed with the coronavirus. Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce today confirmed that a doctor failed to follow his recommendations, travelled to Italy and has now contracted the virus. The doctor continued to go to work for five days after her...

Macedonia 12.02.20 | 17:04

Two healthcare inspectors charged with demanding a bribe from a doctor

Two healthcare inspectors were charged today with demanding a 500 EUR bribe from a doctor. In December, the two inspectors were investigating a report the doctor gave that allowed a patient to claim a leave from work. They determined that there were deficiencies in the report and demanded that the doctor...

Macedonia 20.01.20 | 10:09

Judge Stavrev expected to push against the doctor of the assaulted TNT defendant

In the TNT trial hearing scheduled for today, judge Ognen Stavrev summoned the doctor who treated one of the defendants, former Gazi Baba Mayor Toni Trajkovski. Trajkovski was badly beaten by unknown attackers a month ago, but judge Stavrev, who seems determined to get to sentencing as quickly as possible,...

Macedonia 06.09.19 | 15:35

Doctor badly beaten up by a patient in the Tetovo hospital

A doctor from Tetovo hospital was badly beaten up by a patient today and had to be hospitalized in the Skopje Neurosurgery Clinic. Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce confirmed the incident and said that the doctor is in stable condition and doesn’t have serious injuries. The incident occured at...

Macedonia 25.07.19 | 11:32

Retirees, public healthcare managers, will be allowed back to work as the country faces a shortage of doctors

Faced with a shortage of medical professionals, many of whom are packing up for the EU countries, the Healthcare Ministry pushed a proposal through Parliament that will allow retired doctors and nurses to get back to work as advisers and consultants. Managers in public healthcare institutions will also...