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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Saturday, 20.12.2014, 14:54

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Cicero Award 2014 in Latvia goes to academicians Kalvins and Auzins

Cicero Award 2014 in Latvia goes to academicians Kalvins and Auzins

19.12.2014

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.

Keyword tags: Education and Science, Forum, Health, Latvia



Ragn-Sells buys Latvian medical waste handler

Ragn-Sells buys Latvian medical waste handler

18.12.2014

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.

EU commissioner and Lithuanian health minister discuss public health

EU commissioner and Lithuanian health minister discuss public health

09.12.2014

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.


Modern crisis: negative effect on health care services

Modern crisis: negative effect on health care services

20.11.2014

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.

Estonia contributes 10 mln euros to fight against alcoholism

Estonia contributes 10 mln euros to fight against alcoholism

11.11.2014

Estonian Health and Labour Minister Urmas Kruuse said that the government is not sitting idly regarding reduction of excessive alcohol consumption in the country and for example during the new EU financing period, 10 million euros will be spent to combat alcoholism, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.

06.11.2014

7 of 10 Lithuanians avoid health check-ups

Most Lithuanians (68.5%) go to see a doctor only when they are seriously ill. 68% of people aged 15-19, 70% aged 30-39, and 61% aged 60-74 said they have a doctor's appointment only if seriously ill. The data comes from TNS Atlas survey carried out by market research company TNS LT, cites LETA/ELTA.

03.11.2014

Lithuania, Moldova agree to enhance cooperation in health care sector

Lithuania and Moldova have agreed to enhance communication on the topic of health care and science, to exchange expert groups and information on health care reforms, informs LETA/ELTA.

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