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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 30.03.2015, 01:21

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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.

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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.

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

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

17.03.2015

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.


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

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

09.03.2015

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.

Human medicines under protection in Europe

Human medicines under protection in Europe

02.02.2015

Half a century ago the first European legislation was adopted introducing rules on authorisation and distribution of medicinal products. Some advantages of medicines’ protection can be seen at present including, e.g. additional monitoring of medicines, protection against falsified medicines, ensuring safe on-line medicine purchasing, medicines for children and orphans, as well as advanced therapies.

30.01.2015

Grybauskaite: Health Ministry blind to people's complaints

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.

27.01.2015

Latvia registers substantial drop in infant mortality

Latvia has registered a substantial drop in its infant mortality rate, according to a report by the Welfare Ministry, cites LETA.

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