NPO - National Patients' Organisation (Bulgaria)

National Patients' Organization - Bulgaria

The National Patients’ Organization - Bulgaria was founded in 2010 and is currently the largest patients’ umbrella organisation in the country with 79 member organisations from across the country. With a decision of the Minister of Health of Bulgaria from 2010 (reconfirmed in 2011), the National Patients’ Organization is recognised as a national representative organisation for defense of patients’ rights in Bulgaria. The National Patients’ Organization is a full member of the European Patients’ Forum and the International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations (IAPO). The National Patients’ Organization is a modern structure which aspires to the European values rooted in understanding, democracy and high morals. In this respect, the National Patients’ Organization pursues with dedication the core values of the EU health policy, namely to ensure citizens’ empowerment, to reduce inequalities in health and to promote scientific-based policy.

Type: national coalition of patient organisations

Country: Bulgaria

Representative: Stanimir Hasardzhiev


76 Chataldzha street

Sofia 1527



T: +359 (0) 2 958 95 19
F: +359 (0) 2 958 20 03

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