Tag: Venko Filipce
Macedonia 02.04.21 | 14:55

Zaev and Filipce arrived in Prilep by helicopter

The Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and his “best friend”, the Minister of Health Venko Filipce, started their visit to Prilep from the city stadium, where they arrived by helicopter. The “motorcycle riding buddies”, in the midst of the raging covid-pandemic, flew at the expense of...

Macedonia 01.04.21 | 15:43

10,000 in Serbia and 40,000 in Macedonia: Vucic vaccinates more Macedonians than Zaev and Filipce

I have information that about 10,000 Macedonian citizens went to get vaccinated in Serbia, said the Minister of Health Venko Filipce at Thursday’s press conference after the arrival of Serbia’s donation of “Sputnik V” vaccines . Zaev boasted that 20,000 v“Sputnik V” vaccines, a donation...

Macedonia 01.04.21 | 15:32

Filipce: Serbia’s donation of Sputnik vaccinates to be used to vaccinate employees in MoI, Army, kindergartens, JSP drivers

I have information that about 10,000 Macedonian citizens went to get vaccinated in Serbia, said the Minister of Health Venko Filipce at Thursday’s press conference after the arrival of Serbia’s donation of “Sputnik V” vaccines . He said that donation of 20,000 vaccines will be...

Macedonia 31.03.21 | 13:07

Border with Greece to open on May 14, announces Filipce

Health Minister Venko Filipce said Wednesday that there are announcements from Greece that its borders for the Macedonian citizens will open on May 14. The travelers from Macedonia will required to present vaccination certificate or a negative PCR test. We have frequent communication with the Greek Minister...

Macedonia 31.03.21 | 12:27

No new restrictions, because there is no effect, says Filipce

It is very likely that new measures will not be recommended, because they will have no effect, Health Minister Venko Filipce said on Wednesday. The Commission for Infectious Diseases should start with today’s meeting at any moment, but it will probably not recommend new measures, because the virus...

Macedonia 31.03.21 | 12:16

28-year-old girl who received AstraZeneca vaccine in Serbia hospitalized due to thrombotic reaction

A 28-year-old girl who received the “AstraZeneca” vaccine 6-7 days ago was hospitalized yesterday due to thrombotic reaction, said Health Minister Venko Filipce who visited the polyclinic “Jane Sandanski” where this morning began the vaccination of people over 77 years with the...

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 31.03.21 | 10:40

Filipce: 300,000 vaccines to arrive in the country by the end of April

Health Minister Venko Filipce assures that 300,000 vaccines will arrive in Macedonia by the end of April. Pfizer has offices in Serbia, and that may be the reason why the country was able to procure vaccines first. There are vaccines in Albania that arrived from Pfizer, Covax, and arrived through Turkey....

Macedonia 31.03.21 | 09:10

Filipce’s statement that no new measures are needed because the virus is widespread is scandalous

Filipce and the health authorities do not know what are they doing. They are lost, and the citizens pay for their incompetence with their lives and their health, said VMRO-DPMNE on Wednesday. The party points out that Filipce’s statement that no new measures are needed because the virus is widespread...

Macedonia 30.03.21 | 13:32

Who is Filipce hiding: Did high-ranking officials and their families get secretly vaccinated?

VMRO-DPMNE demands declassification of the people vaccinated in order to remove the suspicion that some got the vaccine jumping the line. If Filipce continues to run away and does not publish the list of vaccinated people, media reports that certain government officials got vaccinated jumping the line...

Macedonia 29.03.21 | 15:51

Filipce: Vaccination process starts on Wednesday

Macedonia’s medicine agency is set to finalize on Monday administrative processes regarding permits for the AstraZeneca vaccines that arrived recently, after which shots will be distributed nationwide and on Wednesday the immunization process will officially kick off, Minister of Health Venko FIlipce...

Macedonia 25.03.21 | 22:07

Filipce: No minister, official or director has been vaccinated against Covid-19

Health Minister Venko Filipce denies that senior government officials were vaccinated against Covid-19. Not a single official, not a single minister in the Government, not a single director has been vaccinated, he said on Thursday. He explained that the National Immunization Strategy is based on world...

Macedonia 24.03.21 | 15:43

Instead of vaccines, Filipce promotes applications

Minister Venko Filipce promoted Wednesday on Facebook the “HealthBuddy” application which according to him provides information based exclusively on evidence and helps to expose myths and false claims about the virus. This sparked backlash from the people who criticize him that instead of...

Macedonia 21.03.21 | 18:13

Filipce: Coronavirus curfew remains in force, additional restrictions possible

The nationwide 10 pm – 5 am curfew imposed in Macedonia is set to remain in force, but if the situation worsens, additional restrictions are possible, said the Minister of Health Venko Filipce. He told TV Sitel that the previous two-week curfew helped stabilize the situation, and that he exact...

Macedonia 20.03.21 | 15:30

Filipce: Vaccination of the population will launch with the AstraZeneca or the Chinese vaccine

Mass vaccination of the population will launch with the AstraZeneca or the Chinese vaccine and the start date will be announced once we’re sure that jabs are en route to Macedonia, Health Minister Venko FIlipce told reporters on Saturday during a visit to the Kocani General Hospital. We communicate...

Macedonia 19.03.21 | 15:52

Filipce says Pfizer sent additional request for the vaccine agreement

Three days ago we received an additional request from the “Pfizer” company regarding the agreement, Health Minister Venko Filipce said Friday. According to him, the procedure was delayed precisely because of such conditions from this company, and the last one refers to the responsibility...

Macedonia 19.03.21 | 09:26

Every day spent with Venko Filipce as minister costs human lives

Due to the incapacity of Venko Filipce, Macedonia sees a huge number of new Covid-19 cases every day, over 3,400 citizens have died so far, patients are leaving hospitals lacking organs, and there are no vaccines, said VMRO-DPMNE. The party says that the scandals of Venko Filipce seem to never end. Filipce’s...

Macedonia 18.03.21 | 11:48

SDSM gov’t with the largest number of no confidence motions against gov’t officials: After Dimitrov, Maricic, Nikolovski and Filipce are next

After numerous criminal affairs and scandals that have been reported by the media in recent weeks involving senior government officials, the government is slowly but surely starting to collapse. After the three no confidence motions against Deputy Prime Minister in charge of European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov,...

Macedonia 17.03.21 | 15:15

Waiting for vaccines since January, now Filipce says people will have to wait until the first week of April

Venko Filipce came out at another press conference and of course only to say that there is a delay in the vaccination process, VMRO-DPMNE reacted following Wednesday’s press conference of Minister Filipce, who announced that the mass vaccination would begin in April. According to Filipce, the vaccines...

Macedonia 17.03.21 | 13:27

Filipce says he has no problem getting AstraZeneca jab

The Minister of Health Venko Filipce said Wednesday that he has no problem getting AstraZeneca jab and claims that safe vaccines will be imported in the country. Many countries have expressed reservations regarding the AstraZeneca vaccine, and some have halted its use. Regarding AstraZeneca vaccine as...

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