Bulgaria will have no doctors by 2020
BSSB – NewsBG.ru
80% of doctors under the age of 40 years are getting ready to leave Bulgaria, as shows data from the Association of Students of Medicine in Bulgaria, from the Stay Fund’s, the Association of the Development of Medical Community and Bulgarian Doctors for European Standards.
The main reasons for the departure of doctors from Bulgaria are low wages and outdated working conditions, writes NewsBG.ru.
Germany is the most popular country for relocation of Bulgarian doctors. 50% of those who leave Bulgaria gathered in Germany and have an intensive German language courses now.
To change the situation, doctors insist on salary increase for novice physicians to 1500-2500 leva, an increase of hospital beds for the training of young doctors, improvement of teaching, as well as the improvement of working conditions and the equipment upgrade in hospitals.
Doctors insist on adequate control of hospitals and objective opportunities for career development rather than on the basis of personal acquaintances.