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23rd ZEVA Symposium, Sofia, Bulgaria 2016

hosted by the Bulgarian Medical Association


Wednesday, 28 September 2016


7.30 pm         Welcome reception at Hotel Anel Sofia



Thursday, 29 September 2016


9.30 am


Opening and welcome (Hotel Boutique Kotoni)


Welcome speeches by:

Dr. V. Grozev, President of BMA

Dr. D. Daritkova, Chairperson of the Parliamentary Healthcare Committee

Dr. P. Moskov, Minister of Health of the Republic of Bulgaria

Dr. G. Komitov, CEO of the Bulgarian NHIF

Dr. E. Reginato, FEMS President

11.00 am

Working session I


UN’s Global Sustainable Development Goals

Dr. Ramin Parsa-Parsi, GMA


11.30 am

 National reports I

(15 minutes per chamber based on the questions listed on page 3)

  1. Albania
  2. Austria
  3. Bosnia-Herzegovina: Federal Medical Chamber
  4. Bosnia- Herzegovina: Republika Srpska
  5. Bulgaria
  6. Croatia


1.00 pm

Lunch break


2.00 pm













3.00 pm


Working session II

What are the methodologies used in your country, to value the medical activities, including doctors’ labour? Do your chamber/association take active part in these processes? Any problems at the implementation of these methodologies in practice and your suggestions on how they should be solved.

  1. The case of Bulgaria
    Dr Galinka Pavlova, Bulgarian Medical Association
  1. The case of Austria
    Dr. R. Brettenthaler (Austrian Medical Chamber)


Coffee break

3.30 pm

National reports II

(15 minutes per chamber based on the questions listed on page 3)

  1. Czech Republic
  2. Germany
  3. Hungary
  4. Serbia
  5. Slovenia 


5.00 pm


7.00 pm

End of day one




Friday, 30 September 2016


9.30 am

Welcome speech

Dr. J. de Haller, CPME President


9.50 am

Working session III


The status of medical doctors in the health law system in Federation B&H

Prim. Dr. Goran Pavic, Chair of the Commission for International Collaboration at the Federal Medical Chamber of Federation Bosnia and Herzegovina 


 10.15 am


BMA Disciplinary Procedures

Dr. Petko Zagorchev, Chairman of the Central Committee on Professional Ethics


10.30 am

Coffee break


11.00 am

Discussions on the national reports and other issues of common interest


12.00 am


12.30 am


Closing session and confirmation of the next meeting


End of day two



Meeting venues


Thursday, 29 September 2016: Hotel Anel

Friday, 30 September 2016: Hotel Anel



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