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Headlines 07 October 2015

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  • Only 21 Per Cent of Bulgarian Adults Have Enough Physical Activity - Expert

    Sofia - October 5 (BTA) - Obese Bulgarians total 280,000, Prof. Svetoslav Hadzhiev of the Bulgarian Association for the Study of Obesity and Related Diseases told a BTA-hosted news conference Monday. He was quoting data of the World Health Organization. In his words, only 21 per cent of Bulgarian adults have enough physical activity - the so-called 10,000 steps a day recommended for the prevention of noncommunicable diseases.

  • 91% of Parents Find State Policy for Families Ineffective, Study Shows

    Sofia - October 5 (BTA) - Ninety-one per cent of parents, who took part in a study conducted by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS), believe that the state policy for families in Bulgaria is ineffective, said Associate Professor Elitsa Dimitrova of the Institute for Population and Human Studies (IPHS) with BAS.

  • Alternative Forms of Tourism Can Save the Sector - Experts

    Lovech, North Central Bulgaria - October 5 (BTA) - Bulgaria has a tourist potential which should be developed by alternative forms of tourism, experts say. The focus should be shifted from the Black Sea coast to the inland, Dimiter Popov, an expert in the field and tour operator, commented for BTA. Popov is member of the Board of the Association of Bulgarian Tour Operators and Travel Agents.