EU Commissioner Kiriakides visits Lithuania

  • 2022-09-23
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS – European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides is visiting Lithuania on Friday and is set to meet with Health Minister Arunas Dulkys and Agriculture Minister Kestutis Navickas.

The commissioner and the health minister will discuss medical assistance to Ukraine, vaccination against COVID-19, preparations for the fall and winter, and monkeypox, the European Commission Representation in Lithuania said.

The officials will also discuss Europe's Beating Cancer Plan, the pharmaceutical legislation reform, the European Health Data Space, as well as the EU Global Health Strategy.

Meanwhile, the meeting with Navickas will focus on sustainable food systems and food security, sustainable use of pesticides, antimicrobial resistance, product labeling and animal welfare issues.

The commissioner is also scheduled to the Vilnius University Hospital Santaros Clinic.