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Friday, 22.08.2014, 22:38
The next government of Latvia will have to additionally allot at least EUR 40 million to the healthcare sector in 2015, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) told the press representatives yesterday, cites LETA.
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The Ministry of Health has turned to the government asking it to allow six medical institutions to use their 2013 profits to cover the cost of healthcare services guaranteed by the state, while another hospital wants to use its profit to cover its government-underwritten loan, informs LETA.
The Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that as far as they know, no Estonian citizens are permanently residing in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The Estonian Health Insurance Fund (EHIF) ended the first half of the year with a higher than planned deficit because the income from the social tax's health insurance part has been lower than forecast, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
A draft law proposing to specify the term of pharmaceutical activities by including pharmaceutical care in its definition has been proposed by MP Dangute Mikutiene, informs LETA/ELTA.
BENU aptieka drugstore chain increased its turnover and profit last year, according to information provided by Firmas.lv, reports LETA/Nozare.lv.
Olainfarm posted EUR 48.74 million in consolidated turnover in the first six months of 2014, the company informed the business portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.