September 5 (BTA) – Prime Minister Boyko Borissov conferred here with the President of the World Medical Association (WMA), Dr. Leonid Eidelman, Cabinet’s press service reported on Thursday.
“Perfecting and constantly improving the knowledge and skills of our physicians and medical professionals leads to an ever higher quality and modern care for Bulgarian patients,” Borissov said during his meeting with Eidelman and the President of the Southeast European Medical Forum (SEEMF), Dr. Andrey Kehayov. The meeting was also attended by Health Minister Kiril Ananiev.
Dr. Eidelman, who is also the head of Israel’s Medicine Association, is in Sofia to participate in the 10th International Congress of SEEMF. The event is held under the Health Ministry’s auspices.
Opportunities for closer cooperation with the WMA and SEEMF were discussed during the meeting with the Bulgarian Prime Minister with the goal of finding more effective health care solutions in the 21st century.
Borissov noted that his Government supports the need for reforming and optimizing health care in Bulgaria, in order to provide medical care at a high European level.
The WMA represents close to nine million physicians across the world from more than 100 countries, Cabinet’s press release recalls. RY/MY