Minister of Health goes on a business trip to the WHO Regional Office for Europe

06.04.2017. 18:25

On 6 April Minister of Health Anda Caksa goes on a business trip to attend the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen (Denmark), where the meeting will be held with the Director of the WHO Regional Office for Europe Ms Zsuzsanna Jakab and other WHO's representatives to discuss about the health care reform in Latvia.

During the visit the Minister will talk about such issues as financing of health care, strategic procurement, health care quality, safety of patients, e-health system, HIV/AIDS and reduction of tuberculosis and non-communicable diseases, with a particular focus on cardiovascular and oncological diseases. The priorities of the WHO Regional Office for Europe 2018-2019 and the mutual cooperation are going to be discussed as well.