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Wednesday, 27.05.2015, 14:40
Minister of National Defence in Lithuania Juozas Olekas announced that 1,561 volunteers have registered by Monday morning, 25 May, and that the health commission examined the health of 500 of them, informs LETA/ELTA.
Keyword tags: Health, Legislation, Lithuania, Security
The Health Ministry in Latvia has proposed banning tobacco products from being displayed in clear view at shops selling them, reports LETA.
On 11-13 May 2015, Riga will host the largest e-health event in Europe "eHealth week 2015” and high-level conference "Me and my Health – Transcending Borders”, reports eu2015.lv.
After sickness allowances were increased in Lithuania since the beginning of 2015, the number of recorded sickness cases and total allowances paid soared by over a third, reports LETA/ELTA.
The Latvian retirement and healthcare system should be reorganized, demographer Atis Berzins notes in an interview with Latvijas Avize, cites LETA.
The Constitutional Protection Bureau has indeed cleared Health Minister Guntis Belevics (Greens/Farmers) and granted him access to confidential information, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma's (Unity) press secretary Aiva Rozenberga confirmed to LETA.
Reducing the number of residents who smoke and use alcohol or drugs to one percent of the population is possible, however, it requires educating people at a very early age, as well as implementing radical amendments to the law, believes Astrida Stirna, the head of the Latvian Association of Narcologists.