Georgi Paskalev: Migration of Bulgarian nurses is an economic one

Tsvetomira Georgieva, Focus News, January 24, 2007 Associate Professor Georgi Paskalev, President of the University of Medicine, in an interview with FOCUS News Agency, commenting on the migration of Bulgarian nurses abroad and possible changes in the educational programs for nurses FOCUS: Mr Paskalev, what is your explanation about the fact that more and more nurses leave Bulgaria to work abroad?
Georgi Paskalev: The problem with the nurses who leave Bulgaria is important to all those involved in medicine – including the Minister of Health Professor Radoslav Gaydarski. He is keen on medicine. He put this problem forward about a year ago and certain measures were undertaken. ... Georgi