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Thursday, 08.12.2016, 02:09
Lithuania has registered this year's second death from sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), the Center for Communicable Diseases and AIDS said LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Health, Medicine
Latvia’s Grindex pharmaceutical company plans to invest up to EUR 4 mln in development next year, the company reported to Nasdaq Riga stock exchange.
The loss of the Estonian Health Insurance Fund in the first nine months of the year totaled 31.8 mln euros, while the budgeted loss for the period was 11 mln euros, reports LETA/BNS.
Ex-premier Einars Repse has become head of the Virotherapy Foundation, the organization's representatives informed LETA.
Olainfarm pharmaceutical company has acquired Klinika DiaMed, a private clinic, the company’s spokeswoman Sigita Zviedre told LETA.
- Latvian drug wholesalers rose their sales by 11 % in the first nine months of this year to EUR 373.96 mln, according to the data of the State Agency of Medicines (ZVA) writes LETA.
Several years ago "economics guru" could argue that economic growth is hindered by "expensive money". Nowadays, with historically low interest rates and Latvian commercial banks literally rolling in money (having 3 billion euro on corresponding accounts with Latvijas Banka), the economic growth is indeed weak. Despite the fact that politicians have been mentioning the word "reforms" for years and the need to address bottlenecks in crucial sectors is obvious to everyone, little is being done in reality, and the majority of true reforms die out because of red tape.