The BMA wants the physicians to have guaranteed treatment for infections acquired in the workplace

The BMA wants the physicians to have guaranteed treatment for infections acquired in the workplace. This was announced by the Professional Association during the Congress of Nephrology in Hissar. The Medical Association undertakes the initiative entitled “Heal our healers”, the aim of which is with legislative changes to ensure payment by the state of the screening for the most common infections faced by physicians. It insists upon infection the medics to be guaranteed the most modern treatment. The doctors, nurses and dentists are among the groups most at risk of infection with hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV – said the deputy chairman of the Bulgarian Medical Association Dr. Cyril Elena:

“The initiative is intended to develop proposals for legislative changes in legislation allowing the medical staff to be treated with priority, with innovative products, with special treatments which would cover the risks associated with the profession. The second part of our activity is to use all our resources and contacts with the media, in order for this initiative to be disseminated and to seek public support – to convince the public that the health of medical professionals should be preserved or restored, so that we can assist our patients.”