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Monday, 26.01.2015, 04:21
Businessman turned health minister in Latvia, Guntis Belevics (Green Party), has loaned large sums of money in four cases in 2014, totaling EUR 3.44 million, reports LETA.
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The Trade Union of Health and Social Care Employees of Latvia decided today to hold protests as a response to the insufficient state funding for healthcare, the Union's Chairman Valdis Keris told LETA.
According to preliminary figures for 2014, consolidated turnover of the joint-stock pharmaceutical company Olainfarm from Latvia amounted to EUR 93.79 million last year, which is 19% more than in 2013, informs LETA.
Cellin Technologies LLC ‒ a GMP cell therapy products manufacturing company located in Tallinn, Estonia ‒ this week started production of melanoma cell lysate, the critical raw material required for the manufacture of MelCancerVac, the colorectal cancer vaccine developed by DanDrit Biotech, reported BC PR Partner Liset Marleen Pak.
New types of medication will eventually be produced that will be a boon to expansion of the export market – this is the expected result of the opening of Olainfarm’s new plant in Latvia in 2015.
The Estonian independent pharmacies that are located mainly in rural areas and small towns hold a warning strike on Friday and are closed from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
On January 9, 2015, the so-called independent pharmacies in Estonia that are located mainly in rural areas and small towns, will hold a warning strike and are closed from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.