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News Latvia » Health: Latvia should consider creating single agency to oversee all e-projects - Green Party leader

News channel or source: https://www.baltictimes.com/latvia_should_consider_creating_single_agency_to_oversee_all_e-projects_-_green_party_leader/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

As reported, using the new e-health system became mandatory for all healthcare institutions in Latvia on January 1 this year but complaints keep coming in about the new system being too slow and other malfunctions. In addition, the e-health system was hit ...

News Latvia » Health: Latvia's e-health system hit by cyberattack from abroad

News channel or source: http://www.france24.com/en/20180116-latvias-e-health-system-hit-cyberattack-abroad
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Latvia said its new e-health system was on Tuesday hit by a large-scale cyberattack that saw thousands of requests for medical prescriptions pour in per second from more than 20 countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the European Union. No data was ...

News Latvia » Health: MP claims e-health system has been hacked in Latvia

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/Technology/?doc=136811
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Latvia’s e-health system was “disrupted” by malicious hackers last Thursday, January 11, Aija Barca (Greens/Farmers), chairwoman of the Saeima Social and Labor Affairs Committee, claimed on Latvian Radio this morning, cites LETA. Prime Minister Maris ...

News Latvia » Health: Cyber attack disables Latvia's e-health system

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/17/c_136900561.htm
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

RIGA, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Hackers struck Latvia's national health system early Tuesday afternoon, disabling the recently-launched e-health portal and the national health service's website, representatives of the Latvian health ministry informed. "We are ...

News Latvia » Health: Latvia’s chief oncologist asoc.prof. Dace Baltiņa has begun writing a candid blog about oncology

News channel or source: https://www.einpresswire.com/article/427208070/latvia-s-chief-oncologist-asoc-prof-dace-balti-a-has-begun-writing-a-candid-blog-about-oncology
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

RIGA, LATVIA, January 17, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Beginning in 2018, the Latvian Ministry of Health’s leading specialist in oncology, associated professor Dace Baltiņa, has begun writing the blog - “Notes of Oncologist” – www.notesofoncologist.com.

News Latvia » Health: Trump has the same life expectancy as an average American — but is that good or bad?

News channel or source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/trump-has-the-same-life-expectancy-as-an-average-american-male-but-is-that-good-or-bad-2018-01-17
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

and Latvia (74.6 years). “Most OECD countries have enjoyed large gains in life expectancy over the past decades, thanks to improvements in living conditions, public health interventions and progress in medical care,” according to the OECD report.

News Latvia » Health: Latvia country profile

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-17522134
Publication date: hursday 13 June 2013

Situated in north-eastern Europe with a coastline along the Baltic Sea, Latvia has borders with Estonia, Russia, Belarus and Lithuania. It has linguistic links with Lithuania to the south, and historical and religious ties with Estonia to the north.