Tag: doctors
Macedonia 05.04.21 | 17:12

Five doctors from Acibadem-Sistina and two from Remedika to be included in the treatment of covid patients in public healthcare

Five doctors from Acibadem-Sistina and two from Remedika will be included in the rotation system for care of covid patients treated at the public healthcare clinics, Health Minister Venko Filipce said on Monday. Filipce said that for the time being, the capacities of the private hospitals will not be...

Macedonia 20.03.21 | 10:43

Doctors asks the Constitutional Court to assess the constitutionality of the ban on the use of vacations

The Association of Residents and Young Doctors will seek justice in the Constitutional Court. In a document, which was posted on Facebook, they say they are filing a motion to assess the constitutionality and legality of a bylaw. They are asking the court to assess the constitutionality of the government...

Macedonia 13.11.20 | 19:09

No charges in the case of a patient who died after a botched surgery

State prosecutors decided not to initiate criminal charges against three doctors and nurses for a botched hemorrhoid surgery performed on 38 year old father of two Bulent Ibrahim in 2019. The man was operated by doctor Svonko Nikolovski in a private clinic he rented out from doctor Krsto Mitanoski. Ibrahim...

Macedonia 10.10.20 | 13:59

Tired with poor treatment and the burden of the epidemic, two doctors quit infectious diseases departments in Skopje

After losing three nurses who decided to quit their jobs, the Infectious Diseases Clinic in Skopje has now lost a doctor who is moving to a private hospital. The head of the infectious diseases department of the 8th of September hospital in Skopje also resigned and is taking an offer in the private sector. Healthcare...

World 04.10.20 | 13:59

Orban stimulates doctors with substantial wage increase as the country braces for further rise in Covid-19 cases

Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government agreed with the Hungarian Medical Chamber on a substantial wage hike for doctors on Saturday, as the country braces for a further rise in coronavirus cases that could strain its healthcare system. In a video posted after a meeting between government members...

Macedonia 10.07.20 | 20:52

Siljanovska promises a 50 percent pay hike for doctors and nurses

VMRO-DPMNE leading candidate for the 1st electoral district Gordana Siljanovska – Davkova promised a 50 percent rise in salaries for healthcare workers, that will be introduced at the beginning of the term of the VMRO led Government. Siljanovska met with doctors and nurses today to discuss the...

Macedonia 25.06.20 | 18:17

Primary care physicians turn to the Constitutional Court after they were denied bonuses for working with corona patients

The association of private doctors initiated a case before the Constitutional Court after the Government decided to pay bonuses to public healthcare workers who were battling the coronavirus. The decision excludes primary care physicians – often family doctors who operate under a semi-public system. Our...

Macedonia 09.04.20 | 21:38

Number of doctors and nurses infected with the coronavirus rises to 82

The Public Health Institute (IJZ) informs that 82 doctors and nurses were infected with the coronavirus so far in Macedonia. Many of the cases are linked to the Kumanovo hospital, and the Dermatology Clinic where director Nina Caca Biljanovska kept going to work after getting infected during a ski trip...

Macedonia 26.03.20 | 15:08

Twelve percent of coronavirus patients in Macedonia are doctors and nurses, infected due to lack of protective gear

Twelve percent of coronavirus patients are doctors and the reason for this is the lack of protective equipment, said VMRO-DPMNE member of Parliament Dafina Stojanoska. We are second in the Balkans by coronavirus cases per capita, and 12 percent of them are doctors. We need to provide enough protective...

Macedonia 24.03.20 | 11:42

Doctors from Debar warn the public that the situation is serious

Doctors from Debar, the only Macedonian city which is now under a full quarantine, called on the public to respect the order to remain at home and reduce exposure that could spread the virus. Doctors Vangel Necevski and Zekirija Saini posted a picture in protective gear, from the city which had about...

Macedonia 25.12.19 | 15:39

Former Healthcare Minister Taravari warns of an on-going exodus of doctors from Macedonia

Gostivar Mayor Arben Taravari, who served as Healthcare Minister in 2017, warned today that 400 doctors have left Macedonia over the first six months of 2019. Medical professionals are highly sought for and on a typical year, Taravari said, about 200 would emigrate from Macedonia for Western countries,...

Macedonia 18.09.19 | 13:48

Public sector doctors protest after a series of attacks

Public sector doctors staged a protest in Skopje today after a series of physical attacks in hospitals in Tetovo and Skopje. Representatives from the Association of young specialists warned that, unless steps are taken to end the attacks coming from disgruntled patients, they will continue to leave the...

Macedonia 16.09.19 | 13:50

Deskoska: Up to 10 years in prison for assaulting doctors on duty

Following recent incidents and attacks on healthcare workers, Justice Minister Renata Deskoska said Monday that health professionals should not be subjected to such attacks. As Deskoska said, attacking healthcare workers is like attacking police officers and is punishable with a sentence of one to 10...

Economy 19.04.19 | 19:43

Exodus of doctors out of Macedonia

The Association of Young Doctors and Specialists warns that the exodus of doctors out of Macedonia is increasing to such levels that annually, the number of doctors leaving the country has reached the number of new medical school graduates. By the end of 2019 Macedonia will have 4.700 active doctors,...

Health 09.04.19 | 18:24

Mass exodus of Macedonia’s doctors: 83 doctors left the country within three months

According to the data of the Doctor’s Chamber of Macedonia this year a total of 83 doctors have requested certificates from the Chamber for leaving the country, unlike the quarter in 2018 when there were 69 requests. The Doctor’s Chamber is hoping that the measure announced by the healthcare...