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Sunday, 29.05.2016, 06:52
Latvian pharmaceutical company Olainfarm plans that sales of Tonus Elast, the producer of elastic medical appliances Olainfarm has just acquired, will grow by 23% to EUR 9 million, Olainfarm board member Salvis Lapins reported LETA.
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First e-health services will become available before the Ligo! (June 23) holiday, as the National Health Service head Daina Murmane-Umbrasko told the Parliamentary Inquiry Committee of Saeima today, informs LETA.
Olainfarm pharmaceutical company has signed a loan agreement with ABLV Bank about a 10-year loan of EUR 14 million to finance the acquisition of 100% of shares in Tonus Elast producer of elastic medical appliances, Olainfarm said in a statement to the Nasdaq Riga stock exchange, informs LETA.
The number of deaths in Estonia in 2013 that could be considered as premature, as they could have been avoided in the light of medical knowledge and technology, made up 42.5% of the total number of deaths that year, figures published by Eurostat indicate, cites LETA/BNS. The indicator puts Estonia in fifth place from the bottom among EU member states, better only than Romania, 49.4%, Latvia, 48.5%, Lithuania, 45.4%, and Slovakia, 44.6%.
Latvian pharmaceutical company Rigas Farmaceitiska Fabrika (Riga pharmaceutical plant, Rigas FF) plans to increase its 2016 turnover by 10% by focusing on exports, informs LETA, according to the company’s management report for 2015.
Public wages of Lithuanian doctors and nursing staff will be raised by 100 and 50 euros, respectively, on July 1, Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius said on Thursday, cites LETA/BNS.
European Commission (EC) has granted Latvia's request to allow a temporary deviation from its medium-term budgetary objective in order to carry out the planned health reform, but this deviation has to be limited because Latvia is already using an allowance linked to its pension system, the European Commission's Vice President for the Euro and Social Dialogue, Valdis Dombrovskis, said commenting the Commission's recommendations to Latvia, cites LETA.