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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Sunday, 17.02.2019, 22:24

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Latvia has highest share of children with unmet needs for dental care in EU

Latvia has highest share of children with unmet needs for dental care in EU

15.02.2019

In the European Union (EU) in 2017, 1.8% of children aged below 16 had medical needs that were not treated. This share was slightly higher for children living in households with one adult (2.2%) compared to those sharing households with two or more adults (1.8%), informed Eurostat.

Keyword tags: Analytics, EU – CIS, Health, Latvia, Statistics



More than 95% of children in the EU considered to be in good or very good health

More than 95% of children in the EU considered to be in good or very good health

08.02.2019

In 2017, more than 95% of children in the European Union (EU) were considered to be in good or very good general health. This percentage changes only slightly by age group, from 96.5% for those aged under five, to 95.9% for those aged five to nine and 95.2% for those aged ten to fifteen. The percentage of children whose general health was considered to be bad or very bad was under 1% for all age groups, reported Eurostat.

Eurostat: Latvia had the lowest number of healthy life years for women and men in EU

Eurostat: Latvia had the lowest number of healthy life years for women and men in EU

05.02.2019

In 2016, the number of years a person is expected to continue to live in a healthy condition at birth in the European Union (EU) was estimated to be 64.2 years for women and 63.5 years for men. This represented approximately 77% and 81% of the total life expectancy for women and men respectively, informed Eurostat.


Estonian Health Board bans distribution of MMS

Estonian Health Board bans distribution of MMS

05.02.2019

The Estonian Health Board has banned the distribution of chlorine dioxide, also marketed as the Miracle Mineral Supplement (MMS), the A-component of an unused product, meaning the sodium chlorite solution, must be taken to a hazardous waste collection facility, informed LETA/BNS.

Estonia: Over EUR 11 mln claimed in dental care benefits by December

Estonia: Over EUR 11 mln claimed in dental care benefits by December

15.01.2019

By December 2018, the adult dental care benefit was used by approximately 222,200 people in Estonia, the expenses compensated totaled over 11 mln euros.


14.01.2019

Flu epidemic starts in Latvia

he flu epidemics has been declared in Latvia starting from January 15, according the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (SPKC) information reported LETA.

16.11.2018

Riga Marathon added to world's most prestigious marathon league

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has confirmed the Lattelecom Riga Marathon’s compliance with the prestigious Gold Label, informed LETA.

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