Varna will have most modern chemotherapy clinic

April 22nd, 2009

by Nick Iliev, The Sofia Echo

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The most modern and sophisticated chemotherapy centre in Bulgaria and the Balkan peninsula for oncology treatment will be completed by the end of August in Varna. The mayor of Varna Kiril Yordanov announced the news in the presence of the representative of the Municipal Council Borislav Gotsanov and Dr Gospodin Ignatov, as quoted by Stroitelstvo Gradut.

The extension wing, which is being built adjacent to the existing main structure of hospital “Dr M. Markov”, has cost a total 2.3 million leva. The hospital is in the Varna borough of Asparuhovo. The main designer of the facility is the firm Lagis OOD. The main architects were Iskra Nikolaeva and Mario Angelov. The new facility’s construction costs will be split. 300 000 leva will come from Varna municipality, 1.5 million from bank credit and the rest from the hospital budget itself.

The new medical facility is three storeys tall and 1679 sq m in area, with a total bed capacity of 180.

Another five million leva worth of new equipment will be installed in the hospital. Additionally, for the modernisation and rehabilitation of the current equipment in use, another two million leva will be needed. The hospital is currently conducting negotiations with the Ministry of Health as the renovation works will have to be completed in line with the inauguration of the new hospital wing.

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