Hospital Scandal Brings Down Romanian Pharma Co.
Dangerously diluted hospital disinfectants cause scandal in Romania's healthcare system (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 13, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Stephen McGrath Source Type: news

Romanian firm indicted over diluted hospital disinfectants
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors have indicted a pharmaceutical company on charges that the disinfectants they manufactured failed to fight disease. (Source: U.S. News - Health)
Source: U.S. News - Health - May 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

REVEALED: Patients in ROMANIA are given BETTER protection against strokes than Brits
BRITONS have poor access to a certain type of preventative stroke medication than Romania and Greece, a report has revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Romania: Drug company, hospitals probed in disinfectant row
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities have conducted searches at hospitals and the offices of a drug company which authorities say has supplied dozens of hospitals with a sub-standard disinfectant. (Source: U.S. News - Health)
Source: U.S. News - Health - May 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Ikea And Harvard Got Tangled In A Corrupt Romanian Land Deal
This article was originally published by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project. The retail giant IKEA is one of the world’s largest furniture makers, using one percent of the global wood supply each year to make about 100 million pieces of inexpensive, smartly designed furniture sold through its international network of stores. Harvard University is the symbol of American intellectual and political power – producing eight US presidents and many of the leaders of American industry. But for the past year, Harvard has been sitting in Romanian courts trying to keep control of national forest the...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - March 3, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Hotspots and social background of urban traffic crashes: a case study in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) - Benedek J, Ciobanu SM, Man TC.
Mobility practices have changed dramatically in Romanian towns over the last 25 years, following the collapse of socialist mobility restrictions. Urban areas like Cluj-Napoca are facing both increasing immigration and car mobility, and therefore increasing... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Death Toll from Romania Nightclub Fire Rises Again
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Authorities say a psychologist who was burned in a Bucharest nightclub fire has succumbed to her injuries, bringing the death toll to 61. The health ministry says 36-year-old Ioana Raluca Panculescu died Sunday in a German hospital where she was being treated for severe burns. The ministry said 41 people remain hospitalized — 19 in Bucharest and 22 in hospitals in Britain, the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Israel and Germany. Three others were discharged from Bucharest hospitals Monday. The blaze erupted during a heavy metal concert at the Colectiv nightclub on Oct. 30. Fire sparked by a p...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 15, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Burns & Soft Tissue Trauma Mass Casualty Incidents General News Source Type: news

Romanian parliament bans smoking in bars and playgrounds
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania extended a smoking ban on Tuesday to include bars and playgrounds, becoming the latest European Union state to strengthen anti-smoking controls. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 15, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Romania Emergency Officials Suspended
Ambulances are parked outside the site of an explosion that occurred in a club, housed by the building in the background, in Bucharest, early Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. An explosion and ensuing flames on a stage at a Bucharest nightclub on Friday left more than 20 people dead and over 150 hospitalized with injuries, Romania's interior minister said. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)   BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's Interior Ministry suspended three top emergency officials Wednesday following information that contradicted their claim they were unaware of the existence of a Bucharest nightclub where 60 people died in a fire...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - November 25, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: General News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Death Toll from Romania Nightclub Fire Rises to 55
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities say two more people have died of burns suffered in a nightclub fire which brought down the government, bringing the death toll to 55. The health ministry said Loredana Darescu, 29, died Friday at the BG Clinic in Ludwigshafen, Germany, where she had been transferred for treatment. Darescu was with friends at the Colectiv nightclub on Oct. 30 when a spark ignited foam decor during a heavy-metal concert, causing a panicked stampede to the single exit door. A Facebook page was created this week to raise money for Darescu's treatment. Mircea Carantino, spokesman of Bagdasar-A...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - November 13, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Burns & Soft Tissue Trauma Mass Casualty Incidents General News Source Type: news

Death Toll in Romania Fire Rises Again
A injured victim of the Colectiv nightclub fire is loaded onto a NATO Strategic Airlift Capability aircraft at a military airport in Otopeni, Romania, Sunday night, Nov. 8, 2015. Ten injured people will be airlifted to the UK and Norway as three more people have died of burn-related injuries they sustained in a nightclub fire in Romania. (AP Photo)     BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Authorities say that two more people have died from burns they suffered at a Bucharest nightclub 10 days ago, bringing the death toll to 48. Interim Prime Minister Sorin Campeanu said Tuesday that guitarist and video maker Tudor Golu, 2...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - November 10, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Burns & Soft Tissue Trauma Mass Casualty Incidents General News Source Type: news

Death Toll in Romania Nightclub Fire Rises
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Nine more people died with burn-related injuries on Saturday, just over a week after a fire broke out in a Bucharest nightclub, authorities said, bringing the death toll in the tragedy to 41. Many in Romania have blamed lax government safety standards for the deadly blaze. Prime Minister Victor Ponta and his Cabinet resigned Wednesday after mass protests. The district mayor where the nightclub is located was arrested, along with two town hall employees, for giving out a permit without it being authorized by firefighters, the anti-corruption prosecutors' office said Saturday. Mayor Cristian Pop...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - November 9, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Burns & Soft Tissue Trauma Mass Casualty Incidents General News Source Type: news

Dr Reddy's to market Biocodex products in Romania
Drug major Dr Reddy's Laboratories today said it has signed a pact with Biocodex to market the French-based firm's products in Romania. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - November 4, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Survivors Describe Horror in Romanian Nightclub Fire
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — When the first sparks flew, the lead singer of Goodbye to Gravity joked that they weren't part of the heavy metal band's performance. Moments later, flames spread quickly through the crowded basement club in downtown Bucharest, trapping many and triggering a stampede that would leave at least 27 people dead and 180 injured — making it the deadliest nightclub blaze in Romanian history. Two of the band members were among the dead, while the lead singer was one of the many people who were treated in hospital for extensive burns. Witnesses said about 300 to 400 people, including some children atte...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - November 2, 2015 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: General News Burns & Soft Tissue Trauma Major Incidents Source Type: news

Selfies Twice As Deadly As 'Unprovoked' Shark Attacks
Selfie-related accidents have killed more people worldwide this year than shark attacks have, and they’ve killed at least twice as many if you include only “unprovoked,” confirmed shark attacks. Conde Nast Traveler reported on Sept. 16 that 11 people had died during selfie accidents, while eight people worldwide were killed in shark attacks. The story picked up steam with the recent death of a tourist who fell down the stairs at the Taj Mahal while trying to snap a selfie, bringing the tally up to 12. Mashable created an infographic to illustrate how much deadlier careless selfies are compa...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 23, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news