Romania confirms H5N8 bird flu in dead swan
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - A dead wild swan found in southeastern Romania earlier this month was found to be infected with H5N8 bird flu that has hit several countries in Europe, the country's veterinary and food safety agency (ANSVSA) said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Ex Libris Expands Its Operations in Czech Republic, Hungary, and Romania
Ex Libris®, is pleased to announce that it is increasing its investment in the Czech, Hungarian, and Romanian markets. Having reached agreements with its local partners—Charles University, MULTIDATA Praha, and Ex-Lh—the company will now be playing a direct role with the markets in these areas. Ofer Mosseri, corporate vice president and general manager of Ex Libris EMEA, explained, “The growing success that we have had across Europe with our cloud-based, next-generation Ex Libris Alma® resource management service, Primo® and Summon®discovery and delivery solutions, LegantoSM reading list solution, and campusMSM mo...
Source: News from STM - November 7, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: European Featured Source Type: news

Management of High Floods on Dorne şti bridge - Zbarnea C, Popa V.
This paper presents the Emergency Situation Management of High Floods in 2010 on Dorne şti Bridge, Suceava, Romania. Following the severe rainfalls that affected Romania starting 21.06.2010, 37 counties out of a total of 41 were seriously affected by flood... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 4, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Romanian mother with her tumor growing around her eye hopes it can be removed
Nicoleta Leizeriuc, 28, from Mileanca, a small village in north east Romania, has lived with the benign tumour all her life which covers her left eye completely and affects her vision. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Romania: Health System Review.
Authors: Vladescu C, Scintee SG, Olsavszky V, Hernandez-Quevedo C, Sagan A Abstract This analysis of the Romanian health system reviews recent developments in organization and governance, health financing, health care provision, health reforms and health system performance. The Romanian health care system is a social health insurance system that has remained highly centralized despite recent efforts to decentralize some regulatory functions. It provides a comprehensive benefits package to the 85% of the population that is covered, with the remaining population having access to a minimum package of benefits...
Source: Health systems in transition - September 10, 2016 Category: Health Management Tags: Health Syst Transit Source Type: news

On And Off The Field, These Paralympians Work #WithoutLimits
Paralympians are elite athletes at the pinnacle of their sports. Thanks to the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act 26 years ago, today's American Paralympians are able to train as hard and compete like their Olympic counterparts, as access to sports and sports facilities is more of the norm rather than the exception. Similarly, thanks to increased accessibility requirements imposed by the International Olympic Committee for host cities and the impact of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, accessible sports facilities are increasingly available internationally as well. Yet, in many ways Pa...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Qualicaps ® Invests €10.4m to Expand its Facility in Bucharest, Romania
Expansion of Qualicaps ® state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Romania has been successfully completed, including machine start-up, quality validation, and full-scale production for commercial sale. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - July 29, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Romania reports first case of Zika virus
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania has recorded its first known case of the Zika virus, after a young woman contracted it during a trip to the Caribbean island of Martinique, health authorities said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 12, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

NHS has HALF as many hospital beds as Romania and is 'bulging at the seams'
The UK has fewer than 300 beds per 100,000 population, compared to Romania's 600+, a BMA conference heard today. Doctors warned the shortage means patient care is being harmed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The NHS has HALF as many hospital beds as Romania and is 'bulging at the seams'
The UK has less than 300 beds per 100,000 population, compared to Romania's 600+, a BMA conference heard today. Doctors warned the shortage means patient care is being harmed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Four Dead in Romanian Medical Helicopter Crash
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — A Romanian medical helicopter crashed in southern Moldova on Thursday, killing all four people on board, authorities said. The helicopter crashed in foggy, rainy weather on the edge of the village of Haragas, said Iurie Balanuta, mayor of the Moldovan village. A spokesman for Romania's SMURD emergency service, Gheorghe Hanganu, said the helicopter had transported an elderly woman from the area to a hospital in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau and was flying back to pick up another patient. Moldovan Deputy Health Minister Oleg Craciun identified the dead as the pilot, co-pilot, a doctor and a m...
Source: JEMS Operations - June 2, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

Four Dead in Romanian Medical Helicopter Crash
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — A Romanian medical helicopter crashed in southern Moldova on Thursday, killing all four people on board, authorities said. The helicopter crashed in foggy, rainy weather on the edge of the village of Haragas, said Iurie Balanuta, mayor of the Moldovan village. A spokesman for Romania's SMURD emergency service, Gheorghe Hanganu, said the helicopter had transported an elderly woman from the area to a hospital in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau and was flying back to pick up another patient. Moldovan Deputy Health Minister Oleg Craciun identified the dead as the pilot, co-pilot, a doctor and a m...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - June 2, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

The Science Behind The Profound Power Of Holding Hands
There’s something special about holding hands with another human being. All of us are innately conscious of how this simple act can stir an instant intimacy, heighten our awareness and express a deep connection. This alchemy of two hands touching has so deeply captured our collective imagination, it’s been the subject of our highest artistic achievements, from the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, to the poetry of Romeo and Juliet, to the lyrics of the Beatles. But what is it about holding hands, exactly, that makes it so powerful? In partnership with Dignity Health, we explored what science can tell us about thi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 31, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Romania: Hewlett Packard vows to probe suspected wrongdoing
Tech giant Hewlett Packard says it will investigate allegations of wrongdoing in a health services contract in Romania (Source: U.S. News - Health)
Source: U.S. News - Health - May 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news