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Friday, 30.01.2015, 15:57
After a visit to the Vilnius Child Development Centre, the only facility in the country providing complex treatment to children with development and behavioural disorders, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite spared no criticism to the Health Ministry, reports LETA/ELTA.
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Latvia has registered a substantial drop in its infant mortality rate, according to a report by the Welfare Ministry, cites LETA.
When comparing European health care systems, it emerged that Estonia can offer the best price-quality ratio in healthcare services, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
The annual award for achievement demanding public respect – the Cicero – has been awarded to two pillars of the education system – Ivars Kalvins (Director, Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis) and Marcis Auzins (Rector, University of Latvia, LU), reports LETA.
Estonian waste management company Ragn-Sells announced that it has signed an agreement with the Latvian leading medical and health care waste handling company Lautus SIA; the purchase should create new competition especially in Estonian medical waste management market, LETA/Delfi reports.
European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis met with Lithuanian Minister of Health Rimante Salaseviciute on Monday. The two discussed the transposition of the Tobacco Products Directive into national law and other issues, informs LETA/ELTA.
According to the European agency Eurofound, whose role is to provide knowledge in the area of social and work-related policies (Dublin, Ireland, 19 November 2014) the crisis seriously affected supply and demand in healthcare. It suggests a range of instruments, including the need of mitigating measures in tandem with policy reform.