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Sunday, 23.11.2014, 11:44
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.
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The Estonian parliament adopted on Wednesday with 55 for and 32 against votes the work ability support law that sparked protests and demonstrations of disabled people, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
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.
The total turnover of drug wholesalers in Latvia in September 2014 reached EUR 27.99 million, the State Agency of Medicines informed LETA.
In Lithuania, statutory officers are covered by compulsory health insurance; therefore, like the rest of the population, they are entitled to free health care services paid from the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund (CHIF) in the health care facility of their choice, reports LETA/ELTA.
The European Medicines Agency will be promptly assessing data on anti-Ebola drugs and medicine in order to land legitimate products against this disease on the market as soon as possible, the European Medicines Agency informed LETA.
Minister of Economy Evaldas Gustas attended the opening ceremony of the US health care company Intermedix service centre in Kaunas, informs LETA/ELTA. Priomi Minister Algirdas Butkevicius was also present.