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Thursday, 30.10.2014, 19:29
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.
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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.
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.
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.