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Saturday, 25.02.2017, 13:29
Latvian Health Ministry’s deputy state secretary Egita Pole temporarily has been appointed the board chairwoman of the Riga Eastern University Hospital, the hospital’s representative Aija Lietina reported LETA/BNS.
Global leaders have recognized 17 most important world’s issues to be resolve by 2030. They are called Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs and health is among most vital for humanity. It is ranked third in priorities and all countries has to make “health for all” a priority in national development. Practical efforts released by a Danish “health engineer” are the good and valuable steps in the right direction.
The government considers taking two large shareholders of Latvia's Grindex pharmaceutical group to court for selling the company's state-owned shares, allegedly causing a EUR 2 mln loss to the state as a result.
The Health Inspectorate has concluded after inspecting the new wing of Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital that the new facility may officially open as the past faults ascertained at the building have been solved, as the inspectorate told LETA.
The Estonian Social Ministry held the first successful joint tender with the Latvian Health Ministry to purchase rotavirus vaccine and as a result both countries saved money, reports LETA/BNS.
Operations of the e-health system can be continued, but immediately a plan of measures for improvement of the system should be developed, said Environment Protection and Regional Development Ministry’s representative Laura Jansone.
Lithuanians who have mandatory health insurance will be able to undergo treatment of extremely rare diseases in other countries of the European Union (EU) that have the necessary specialists, visiting members of the European Commission said LETA/BNS in Vilnius on Thursday.