On November 14th on the occasion of World Diabetes Day, the Fourth Multi-profile Hospital for Active Treatment will measure blood glucose with a glucose meter. There will also be counseling and diet training in diabetes, training patients on insulin therapy, and training on self-adjusting insulin doses.
The examinations will be carried out from 9.00 to 14.00 on 14.11.2019.
The applicants can be enrolled on tel. 02/953 24 85.
110 people were screened from late September to the first week of November for a free lung screening program. For the second year, the campaign, initiated by the Association of the National Association for the Prevention of Pulmonary Diseases, was supported by the City Municipality and the Second City Hospital. The Municipal Secondary Hospital supplies a mobile fluorograph for examinations. They are held twice a month on the territory of the municipal hospital.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been diagnosed in 33 people and all of them have been referred to pulmonary hospitals for inhalation treatment, said pulmonologist Dr. Sofia Angelova.
Asthma is suspected in 6 patients and volumetric process is suspected in 3 patients and all of them are focused on diagnosis and treatment.
The next screenings for those who can apply are for December 10 and 11. The recordings are made on the telephone 0 700 10 126.
Sofia Municipality, together with the Shalom Organization of the Jews in Bulgaria, Alexandrovska University Hospital, St. Ivan Rilski Lions Club and Grand Optics & Joy Optics Chains, Continues the Smiling Eyes initiative to provide free eye screening reviews.
In the period from 08.11.2019 to 13.12.2019 2 312 children of 5 and 6 years of age from 18 municipal kindergartens will be examined. Ophthalmologic examinations will be carried out on-site at kindergartens by schedule
In the spring of this year, 1 918 children from 17 kindergartens were examined within the campaign.
The director of the municipal hospital 5 MHAT Dr. Boril Petrov and the deputy mayor of Sofia Doncho Barbalov today announced the start of a campaign for free prevention of patients with diabetes. From tomorrow to the end of November, free examinations will be carried out at the hospital, which require pre-registration. The phones will be uploaded to the 5 MHAT website.
The aim of the campaign is to prevent the complications of the disease, which affects 10% of the population of Sofia. Such, for example, is diabetic retinopathy (bp - blindness). This is a very common complication that greatly reduces the quality of life of patients.
The equipment used for eye examinations is part of the medical equipment, for which the Sofia Municipality has invested nearly 900 thousand BGN in the last 4 years. over BGN 380,000. Including: gastroscopy, colonoscopy and endoscopy apparatus. New aspirators and a tissue processor are provided for the pathology compartment, which at times increases diagnostic accuracy. The medical establishment already has new equipment for laparoscopic surgery. It facilitates the work of specialists and enables faster recovery of patients. Modern equipment is comfortable for surgeons and patient-friendly as it enables smaller incisions to be made during surgery.
50 young specialist doctors are currently working and training at the hospital. "Good conditions for training and work are among the ways we can retain young medical professionals in municipal hospitals. This is one of the goals of Sofia Municipality - quality healthcare for patients, modern equipment and good working conditions for the medical staff," said the deputy. Mayor Barbalov.