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Thursday, 30.03.2017, 05:41
Altogether 365 new HIV cases were registered in Latvia last year, which is a reduction from 393 new HIV cases in 2015, according to the latest figures provided by the Disease Prevention and Control Center writes LETA.
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Latvian pharmaceutical company Olainfarm may start exports to Turkey before the end of this year, Olainfarm board member Salvis Lapins said LETA.
Wages might be risen not only for childbirth specialists and midwives, but also for medics ensuring emergency medical services in hospitals, said Latvian Health Minister Anda Caksa after her meeting with Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis today.
Latvian Health Ministry’s deputy state secretary Egita Pole temporarily has been appointed the board chairwoman of the Riga Eastern University Hospital, the hospital’s representative Aija Lietina reported LETA/BNS.
Global leaders have recognized 17 most important world’s issues to be resolve by 2030. They are called Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs and health is among most vital for humanity. It is ranked third in priorities and all countries has to make “health for all” a priority in national development. Practical efforts released by a Danish “health engineer” are the good and valuable steps in the right direction.
The government considers taking two large shareholders of Latvia's Grindex pharmaceutical group to court for selling the company's state-owned shares, allegedly causing a EUR 2 mln loss to the state as a result.
The Health Inspectorate has concluded after inspecting the new wing of Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital that the new facility may officially open as the past faults ascertained at the building have been solved, as the inspectorate told LETA.