Event Title

Problems and perspectives of medical aid in emergency in Republic of Bulgaria

Session

Law

Description

The Health act defines emergency as an acute or sudden change of human health, which requires urgent medical aid. Medical aid in emergency shall be aimed at preventing death, severe or irreversible morphological and functional damage to vital organs and systems, and complications in women at childbirth, which threaten the health and life of the mother or the foetus. The government organizes and finances a system of emergency medical aid. The reforms which were made in the last 25 years completely changed the structure, organization and the way of financing the healthcare system. Because of this, a lot of problems occurred including a lack of connection between the medical aid in emergency and other structures of healthcare system.

Keywords:

medical aid in emergency, system of emergency medical aid, Health act

Session Chair

Jorida Zhafaj

Session Co-Chair

Shkumbin Asllani

Proceedings Editor

Edmond Hajrizi

ISBN

978-9951-437-54-7

Location

Durres, Albania

Start Date

28-10-2017 9:00 AM

End Date

28-10-2017 10:30 AM

DOI

10.33107/ubt-ic.2017.229

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Problems and perspectives of medical aid in emergency in Republic of Bulgaria

Durres, Albania

The Health act defines emergency as an acute or sudden change of human health, which requires urgent medical aid. Medical aid in emergency shall be aimed at preventing death, severe or irreversible morphological and functional damage to vital organs and systems, and complications in women at childbirth, which threaten the health and life of the mother or the foetus. The government organizes and finances a system of emergency medical aid. The reforms which were made in the last 25 years completely changed the structure, organization and the way of financing the healthcare system. Because of this, a lot of problems occurred including a lack of connection between the medical aid in emergency and other structures of healthcare system.