Health care crisis looms

  • 2008-01-23
  • Interview by Talis Saule Archdeacon
The Latvian health care industry has been on the verge of crisis for months 's  numerous times over the past year doctors and nurses have even considered striking over low wages. Things have begun to heat up in recent weeks with dire predictions over a mass exodus from the industry and a KNAB report highlighting widespread corruption. The Baltic Times sat down with Valdis Keris, head of the Health and Social Care Employees' Union, to discuss the future of Latvian health care and what the government is doing to improve the situation. I heard that many people are prepared to leave th...
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