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Wednesday, 02.12.2015, 05:18
The Estonian Medical Association supports the legislative initiatives by Minister of Health and Labor Jevgeni Ossinovski aimed at restricting the advertising and sale of alcoholic beverages, informs LETA/BNS.
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The Latvian trade union of medics called off plans for a strike after reaching an agreement with the Health Ministry on November 25th, reports LETA.
Latvia's Trade Union of Health and Social Care Workers on Thursday officially submitted to the Health Ministry its demands ahead of the strike, the trade union's representative Inga Rudzite told LETA.
The volume of the Estonian human and veterinary medicines market in the third quarter of 2015 was 65.7 million euros at wholesale prices, 4.1% bigger than in the same period of last year, informs LETA/BNS.
The council of Tallinn has endorsed an order whereby the city government must come up by next summer with a plan to merge the city's two main hospitals into a new 700-bed entity called Tallinn Hospital, informs LETA/BNS.
Saeima in Latvia today approved the government's decision to use EUR 5.7 million remainder from the budget of Latvian Presidency at the Council of the European Union to cover part of state-underwritten loans for eleven hospitals due to be paid in 2015, informs LETA.
The proportion of Latvian residents, who smoke has increased in 2014, reaching 36%, reports LETA, according to the Center for Disease Prevention and Control.