site.btaMedical Students Association Organizes Teddy Bear Hospital
Dozens of stuffed toys were "cured" during the annual Hospital for Teddy Bears campaign, representatives of the Association of Medical Students in Bulgaria (ASMB) told BTA. The initiative was held on Saturday and Sunday in Sofia, Plovdiv, Pleven, Stara Zagora, Varna and Burgas.
The Hospital for Teddy Bears campaign aims to help children overcome their fear of doctors and dentists.
Darina Stoyanova, a medical student and an ASMB representative, said that the participating children have gone through different medical cabinets with their stuffed toys, having them "examined" and "cured", while getting friendly with the doctors.