Most Medicine Graduates in Bulgaria are Willing to Leave the Country
Low salaries are the reason most frequently pointed out, despite Sofia’s place as the Bulgarian city with highest average monthly payment.
Other problems pointed out include issues in the healthcare system, difficulties in career growth, and the lack of modern equipment.
As many as 315 people graduated from the Medical University in Sofia last year.
Nationwide, doctors number 31 383, more than a third of them being aged between 51 and 60 and only 8.83% aged below 30.
Over the first quarter of 2016, doctors who left the country number 153. They opted not only for Western Europe, but also for Greece and Cyprus, bTV reports.