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Thursday, 23.10.2014, 13:04
On 21 October, the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers approved a proposal made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on contributing 40,000 euros for the efforts to contain the latest Ebola outbreak, informed BC Latvian MFA.
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Avoiding individual cases of Ebola outside Africa is impossible, as the people of the world are highly mobile, however, World Health Organization (WHO) experts believe that it is unlikely that there could be an epidemic outside Africa, as the head of the WHO Country Office-Latvia, Aiga Rurane, said in a press conference today, cites LETA.
Corruption Prevention Bureau in Latvia (CPB) has requested a criminal process started against an unnamed official at Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital for abuse of authority and fraud, informs LETA.
The Lithuanian Government has approved the amendments to the Law on Public Health Monitoring that have been proposed by the Ministry of Health. If the proposal finds support at the Seimas, the Ministry of Health as well as institutions under it will be authorised to process patients' personal data for statistical purposes, informs LETA/ELTA.
Two entrepreneurs from Lithuania will be working in the Akron Global Business Accelerator in the next month, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to ohio. com.
On the second leg of his visit to the United States, Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius had a meeting with Jeffrey Romoff, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Medical Centre of the University of Pittsburgh (UPMC), followed by the signing ceremony of a cooperation agreement between the Baltic Institute of Medical Research, and Strategic Business Initiatives, LLC, reported LETA/ELTA, referring to the prime minister's press service.
Estonian Association of Pharmacists is demanding that the Finnish Minister of Social Affairs and Health, Laura Ratya, studies whether Ülikooli Apteek, Estonian unit of Finnish-owned pharmacy group Yliopiston Apteekki, is abusing its market position in Estonia, writes LETA/Äripäev with reference to Kauppalehti.