• Federation Of Blind & Partially Sighted Marks Centenary

    Federation Of Blind & Partially Sighted Marks Centenary

    • 5 Jan 2018 7:56 AM

    The Hungarian Federation for the Blind and Partially Sighted celebrated its 100th anniversary in Budapest. The federation has 22 member organisations today, working for a better quality of life, inclusion and empowerment of the seeing impaired, Sándor Nagy, head of the organisation, said.

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  • Wage Rise For Ambulance Service Employees From Jan

    Wage Rise For Ambulance Service Employees From Jan

    • 2 Jan 2018 8:00 AM

    The wages of employees at the National Ambulance Service are set to rise by 10% from January, the Human Resources Ministry said in a statement. The rise comes after a 12% increase in 2017 for ambulance drivers, nurses and navigators, the statement noted.

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  • Hospital Waiting Lists Getting Shorter

    Hospital Waiting Lists Getting Shorter

    • 29 Dec 2017 8:00 AM

    Hungary’s government will earmark 5 billion forints (EUR 16.1m) for efforts to shorten hospital waiting lists both next year and in 2019, the daily Magyar Idők said.

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  • Sixteen Hospitalised With Suspected Poisoning

    Sixteen Hospitalised With Suspected Poisoning

    • 20 Dec 2017 7:58 AM

    A total of 16 people, among them children, were hospitalised from Szerep, Hajdú county, on Tuesday, because of suspected poisoning, county police spokesman on duty Dénes Dobó told state news agency MTI.

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  • AIDS Cases Nearly Tripled Between 2005 & 2015

    AIDS Cases Nearly Tripled Between 2005 & 2015

    • 7 Dec 2017 10:51 AM

    Although well below the European average, the number of HIV infections in Hungary nearly tripled between 2005 and 2015 according to a recent report issued by the European Commission, reports vg.hu.

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  • More Doctors In Hungary Thanks To Wage Rises?

    More Doctors In Hungary Thanks To Wage Rises?

    • 4 Dec 2017 7:58 AM

    There are more doctors staying in Hungary and more fresh graduates coming on stream compared with the past, when many in the medical profession emigrated to work abroad, a government official said on Friday.

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