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Thursday, 07.05.2015, 05:34
The Estonian Health Insurance Fund (EHIF) council approved the annual reports of the fund for the year 2014, according to which it funded health services, medicines and benefits for a total of 908 million euros, which is 78 million more than the year before, reports LETA.
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Medication sales volume in Latvia increased EUR 8.41 million to a total of EUR 316 million in 2014, reports LETA, according to the State Agency of Medicines' data.
Repaying loans taken out by eleven Latvian hospitals would require about EUR 7 million to EUR 8 million from the state budget every year until approximately 2040, as the Health Ministry's State Secretary Solvita Zvidrina told Saeima Social and Employment Matters Committee today, informs LETA.
Euroaptieka farmacija – the managing company of Euroaptieka drugstore network – turned over EUR 35.29 million in 2014, while the turnover of Euroaptieka wholesaler reached EUR 32.69 million last year, reports LETA, according to Firmas.lv information.
Ivars Kalvins, Director of the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, has been nominated for the European Inventor Award in the lifetime achievement category, informs LETA.
From 2000 to 2014, a total of 35 children died of infections in Latvia because they were not vaccinated, according to Dace Gardovska, Director of the Clinic of Children's Diseases at the Children's Clinical University Hospital, cites LETA.
About 300 medics have gathered near the Latvian National Library in Riga today to protest against the healthcare system in Latvia, informs LETA.