Around eight out of every 1000 babies dies before the age of one in Romania. Around 43,000 doctors have left the country since 2007 to look for better opportunities elsewhere.
Infant mortality in Romania is the highest in the European Union.
Around eight out of every 1000 babies dies before the age of one in the country.
The shortage of doctors is one of the main reasons.
Government says about 43,000 doctors have left the country since it became part of the EU bloc in 2007.
"I don't have a clear idea about what we can do to keep doctors from leaving. We raise wages, we invest in infrastructure, but there's still something missing," said Sorina Pintea, the Minister of Health.
TRT World's Laurentiu Colintineanu reports from Bucharest.