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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Sunday, 19.04.2015, 04:05

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Demographer: retirement and healthcare system should be reorganized in Latvia

Demographer: retirement and healthcare system should be reorganized in Latvia

07.04.2015

The Latvian retirement and healthcare system should be reorganized, demographer Atis Berzins notes in an interview with Latvijas Avize, cites LETA.

Keyword tags: Analytics, EU – Baltic States, Financial Services, Health, Latvia, Pensioners, Society



Belevics cleared, attends Latvian Cabinet meeting where confidential documents on the table

Belevics cleared, attends Latvian Cabinet meeting where confidential documents on the table

01.04.2015

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.

Expert: reducing number of alcohol, tobacco, and drug users to 1% is possible in Latvia

Expert: reducing number of alcohol, tobacco, and drug users to 1% is possible in Latvia

30.03.2015

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.


Smoking has decreased, overweight is increasing in Estonia

Smoking has decreased, overweight is increasing in Estonia

27.03.2015

According to the Estonian adult population health behaviour survey, made public on Friday by the Health Development Institute, the amount of daily smokers has started to decrease, but indicators of physical activity and overweight continue to be problematic, LETA/Delfi reports.

Belevics: by 2065, the average lifespan in Latvia should be 90 years

Belevics: by 2065, the average lifespan in Latvia should be 90 years

26.03.2015

Health Minister Guntis Belevics (Greens/Farmers) intends to use the Health Ministry's Latvian Health Platform to reduce the percentage of the population who smoke and (ab)use alcohol or drugs to 1% by 2065, reports LETA.

17.03.2015

Health minister has vision of healthy population of Latvia in 50 years

Health Minister Guntis Belevics (Greens/Farmers) has a vision of a healthy population of Latvia in 50 years, Latvian President Andris Berzins said in an interview with the LNT show "900 sekundes" this morning, cites LETA.

09.03.2015

Proportion of residents with unmet healthcare needs in Latvia highest in EU

The proportion of residents with unmet healthcare needs in Latvia is the highest in the European Union, about three times above the EU average indicator, according to the European Commission's latest report on the economic development and implementation of the EU recommendations in Latvia, informs LETA.

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