Tag: Venko Filipce
Macedonia Health 20.07.21 | 13:08

Filipce: We cannot all suffer just because someone does not want to get vaccinated, possible restrictions in fall

Vaccination is not compulsory but we are contemplating the introduction of certain restrictions as of September or October if we face another wave. We cannot all suffer just because someone does not want to get vaccinated. We cannot live in a bubble and this is why the vaccines are here – to bring...

Macedonia 17.07.21 | 17:45

Filipce faces a tirade of criticism following a Facebook post

There is a total of 505, mostly negative comments on a Facebook post by the Minister of Health Venko Filipce in which he says that there is a fundamental difference between SDSM and VMRO DPMNE. The post in whic Filipce writes that while they were not sleeping, fighting the crisis, VMRO-DPMNE woke up...

Macedonia 14.07.21 | 18:07

Filipce: Couple of variants present in the country

Prevention principles are the same regardless of the variant – masks, distancing, hands’ disinfection – because we cannot live in a bubble. Citizens must have this in mind and consider this as a matter of their health, both when it comes to vaccination and prevention, said Health Minister Venko...

Health 09.07.21 | 14:37

Filipce: No need for new restrictions, focus to be put on vaccination

The coronavirus situation in Macedonia is currently stable and there’s no need for additional restrictions. Lockdowns were enforced when we didn’t have access to vaccines. Now that we do, we should put focus on the vaccination process, Health Minister Venko FIlipce said on Friday. Filipce announced...

Macedonia 07.07.21 | 15:02

Filipce: The pandemic could last until 2024, that is why it is important that as many citizens as possible get inoculated

There are predictions that the pandemic could last until 2024. But that does not mean we should and must remain closed. This means that it is important for as many citizens as possible to get inoculated, Health Minister Venko Filipce said on Wednesday. He added that it was not known if there would be...

Macedonia 07.07.21 | 12:04

VMRO-DPMNE: Urgent measures needed to prevent the spread of the Delta variant in Macedonia, enough of Filipce’s empty phrases

Venko Filipce and the Commission for Infectious Diseases should immediately adopt measures to prevent the spread of the new Delta strain of the coronavirus.The country must not allow a repeat of the situation with the second and third wave, where there were thousands of infected citizens a day and dozens...

Macedonia 06.07.21 | 12:23

Filipce: Start of school year will depend on several factors

Health Minister Venko Filipce said Tuesday that now it is too early to say whether there the start of the new school year will be postponed. The start of the school year, as he said, will depend on several factors, and will mostly depend on the epidemiological situation in the country. In any case, the...

Macedonia 25.06.21 | 23:10

Macedonia receives over 100,000 Pfizer jabs though COVAX

100,620 doses of the Pfizer vaccine, procured through the COVAX program, arrived in Macedonia on Friday afternoon, Minister of Health Venko Filipce posted on Facebook. In the next few days, the vaccination will get a new, accelerated pace, and all registered citizens will get the jab. If you have not...

Macedonia 10.06.21 | 11:58

Health authorities silent why “Revakcinacija” no longer works, and Filipce lied that there is no citizen who hasn’t been provided with booster shot

People who received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in Serbia will have the option to get the booster shot at home, so that they do not have additional costs, promised Health Minister Venko Filipce only a few weeks ago. For that purpose, a special link “Revakcinacija” was opened on...

Macedonia 08.06.21 | 12:03

Dr. Sopova: Filipce and this government should be held accountable for all the mistakes made before the law and all of us

Filipce and this government still want to build a new Clinical Center in a new place by amending the Law on Public Procurement, as a new type of health service offered everywhere in the developed countries in the world, in the United States, Western European countries, writes infectious disease specialist...

Macedonia 07.06.21 | 11:21

Filipce proposes curfew and restrictions to remain in place until June 15

Health Minister, Venko Filipce, on the proposal of the Commission for Infectious Diseases, proposed to the main crisis HQ the curfew and the restrictions to remain in place on the territory of the entire country until June 15. Filipce explained that this proposal of the Commission was in order to limit...

Macedonia 05.06.21 | 23:07

Filipce: Turkey to donate 30,000 “Sinovac” vaccines to our country

Health Minister Venko Filipce informed Saturday evening that Turkey will donate 30,000 “Sinovac” vaccines to our country. The President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, told us that they will donate 30,000 Sinovac vaccines to our country. This gesture of solidarity is another...

Macedonia 02.06.21 | 17:06

Sekerinska, Kiracoski, Filipce and Bogoev went to Boki’s home as part of the SDSM “door to door” campaign

The Prime Minister Zoran Zaev in his testimony before the court in the slander trial he initiated against Aleksandar Nikolovski revealed several new things. Let’s start in order. Finally, Zaev acknowledged that he had meetings with Bojan Jovanovski as working meetings, but also as the owner of...

Macedonia 31.05.21 | 22:58

11,700 doses of the Pfizer vaccine arrive in the country

11,700 doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine were delivered to Macedonia on Monday afternoon, of which 7,020 were procured directly from the manufacturer and 4,680 as part of the European Union’s assistance through trilateral agreements within Team Europe initiative, Minister of Health Venko FIlipce...

Macedonia 28.05.21 | 15:04

Filipce announces vaccination of children aged 12 to 16

Health authorities in the country are considering starting vaccination of minors in the period until the beginning of the next school year. As announced by the Minister of Health, Venko Filipce, in the coming months, analyzes will be made for possible vaccination of children aged 12 to 16. According...

Macedonia 20.05.21 | 16:51

Filipce: Macedonia’s “green pass” to be available as of next week

Health Minister Venko Filipce said at the moment, it’s difficult to say what would be the policy of EU members, or of each country within the EU, outside the Union in Europe or across the world, in terms of travel in times of COVID-19 crisis. In any case, our “green pass” will be available...

Macedonia 19.05.21 | 14:02

Filipce: I do not expect politicization with the vaccine delivery after the expulsion of the Russian diplomat

Health Minister Venko Filipce expects that the expulsion of the Russian diplomat from the country will not be politicized with the delivery of the Russian vaccine. I have no information that Macedonia will suffer consequences for this. During the numerous meetings and telephone conversations with the...

Macedonia 14.05.21 | 14:55

Still early to stop wearing face masks outside, says Filipce

Health Minister Venko FIlipce said on Friday that it’s still early to stop wearing face masks outside, but added that the Commission for Infectious Diseases will discuss the topic next week. Personally, I think it is still early, more vaccination coverage is needed, but at the same time the measure...

Macedonia 14.05.21 | 12:46

40,000 AstraZeneca vaccines expected to arrive today under Covax program, donation of 100,000 Sinopharm vaccines expected tomorrow

Health Minister Venko Filipce informed Friday the public that about 40,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine under the Covax program are expected to arrive in the country during the day. Nearly 40,000 AstraZeneca vaccines are expected to arrive today under the Covax program, and tomorrow 100,000 Sinopharm...

Macedonia 10.05.21 | 15:49

People who have received two doses of the vaccine will still wear face masks, concerts and weddings still banned

People who have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine will still wear face masks outdoors as a precaution. In the coming period, the situation will be monitored and it will be decided whether the mask mandate will be lifted, Health Minister Venko Filipce said on Monday. According to him, it is too...

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