Tag: hospitals
Macedonia 31.03.21 | 11:50

Filipce: Situation in hospitals very serious

The situation in the hospitals is very serious, said Health Minister Venko Filipce after Wednesday morning meeting with the directors of the clinics. He urges citizens to respect the measures to help the healthcare system. This morning I had a regular coordination with the directors of the clinics where...

Macedonia 19.03.21 | 10:18

Coronavirus hospitalizations surge, number of active cases nears 14,000

The AstraZeneca vaccines are expected to arrive on March 31 and April 15, while the Chinese vaccines on March 31, Health Minister Venko Filipce said on Thursday, emphasizing that the system is ready and it is known exactly how the vaccination will take place. He assessed that the country has a balanced...

Macedonia 09.03.21 | 12:31

Number of patients with serious Covid-19 symptoms rises over 350

The number of patients treated from Covid-19 in the clinics in Skopje rose to 353, the Healthcare Ministry reported, as 43 new patients were admitted over the past 24 hours, and 25 were discharged. The most severe cases of the illness are treated in Skopje, mainly in the 8th of September hospital which...

Macedonia 07.02.21 | 13:19

Corona report: Over 260 patients treated in Skopje clinics, capacity for 100 patients remains available

Hospitals in Skopje received 22 new coronavirus patients and dismissed 15 during the past 24 hours, and have over 260 patients. The two main Covid hospitals – the 8th of September hospital and the Infectious Diseases Clinic care for a total of 168 patients, and the Kozle children’s hospital...

Macedonia 31.12.20 | 11:25

Over 330 coronavirus patients treated in the Skopje clinics

Over the past 24 hours, the clinics that treat the most severe Covid-19 cases in Skopje admitted 26 new patients. They currently care for 331 patients. Most of them are in the 8th of September hospital (91) and the Infectious Diseases Clinic (130). The Kozle children’s hospital has 41 patients. A...

Macedonia 17.12.20 | 11:14

Skopje clinics care for 500 Covid patients, have room for 20 more

Covid clinics in the capital Skopje are currently caring for about 500 patients, the Healthcare Ministry reported. Most of the patients are treated in the Infectious Diseases Clinic (146) and the 8th of September hospital (110), who are bearing the brunt of the epidemic. The two facilities have about...

Macedonia 24.11.20 | 14:39

About 150 police officers and 300 Army members will guard health facilities

A total of 295 members of the Army will support the police in securing the health facilities in accordance with the needs of the Ministry of Health. This number is elastic and it does not mean that everyone will go out on the field tomorrow, said today the acting the director of the Crisis Management...

Macedonia 29.10.20 | 16:37

Public healthcare managers try to find enough rooms and doctors for the growing number of Covid-19 patients

Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce said that the “8th of September” hospital and clinics in the “Mother Teresa” center in Skopje are repurposing wards for the treatment of Covid-19 patients. The Infectious Diseases Clinic, which is part of the large “Mother Teresa”...

Macedonia 25.09.20 | 11:08

Doctor Cibisev: Smaller hospitals are left unprepared and forced to flood Skopje with coronavirus patients

Doctor Andon Cibisev warned that hospitals in smaller cities across Macedonia are left under staffed and poorly equipped and can’t cope with the coronavirus crisis. The warning comes after the head of the “8th of September” hospital in Skopje – which is the main Covid-19 treatment...

Macedonia 13.07.20 | 11:43

Sixteen cities will set up regional coronavirus centers

The Healthcare Ministry informed that 16 municipalities have joined the program to create regional coronavirus centers in their general hospitals. The plan involves putting in place field hospitals or adapting existing wards to treat coronavirus patients. Macedonia currently treats the most serious patients...

Macedonia 04.07.20 | 14:16

Hospitals in Macedonia are on the brink as the second corona wave shows no sign of receding

Hospitals in Macedonia remain overcrowded with Covid-19 patients, to the point of being forced to cut down on providing other essential medical services. The “8th of September” hospital in Skopje, which handles the most serious coronavirus cases, has 130 patients – nine of them on...