National Press Review, 24 November
Articles from Adevărul, România Liberă, Evenimentul Zilei, Jurnalul Naţional and Curierul Naţional.
Articol de Mirela Ursachi, 24 Noiembrie 2011, 19:02
"Who will replace Geoană as head of the Senate?" is the question the Adevărul tries to find an answer to.
The article lists the names of the people who might take office, which are being circulated inside the Liberal Democratic Party, as well as their chances.
It also presents the options of the other parties for head of Senate and the social democrats’ claim related to the right on the portfolio.
The newspaper reveals the procedure for electing the President of the Senate and the arguments of Mircea Geoană, who has contested the decision of the Superior Chamber of Parliament to end his term.
The România Liberă also deals with the topic of "Most likely to win the race for head of the Senate", stating that, on Monday, a candidate for this position will be designated within the governing coalition.
However, until then, the statements of members of the party are contradictory.
The publication provides further details on the following moves of Mircea Geoană and his statements concerning former members of the party.
Changing the area of interest, the Evenimentul Zilei headlines:
"Careful with poultry coming from Germany".
The author of the article cites a research study conducted in this country, according to which most of the poultry produced in Germany, contains antibiotics, and draws a comparison to the situation in Romania, where bird breeders are monitored more strictly.
The effects which the consumption of poultry treated with antibiotics has on humans are also described, as well as the value of the import volume for meat coming from Germany.
Under the headline: "Hundreds of unauthorised compensated drugs", the Jurnalul Naţional draws the attention upon the fact that the list of compensated drugs issued by the National Health Insurance House includes drugs which appear in the National Medicines Agency nomenclature as unauthorised.
The newspaper claims that these discoveries were made upon individual research and comments that all drugs manufacturers wish to be included on the list of compensated drugs.
The publication presents the opinion of the aforementioned contacted authorities and the effects of the drug system on the ill.
The Curierul Naţional also writes about drugs, offering an overview of problems related to compensated drugs and their prices on the market.
Why is there a decrease in the consumption of generics in Romania and why are lower priced generics no longer available on the market?
You will find the answers to these questions from the pages of the newspaper.
Translated by: Cristina Baciu
MA Student, MTTLC, Bucharest University