Latvia’s health care system sinks deeper into crisis

  • 2013-07-24
RIGA - Even though the situation in Latvia’s healthcare system is said to be at a dramatic stage, with funding for the sector only half of what is needed, no hospitals are currently being threatened with bankruptcy, Health Minister Ingrida Circene (Unity) said on the LNT morning show ‘900 sekundes’ on July 19, reports LETA. If hospitals have submitted correct data on their finances, then they are not under threat of bankruptcy, she affirmed.Currently, hospitals are providing services at 90 percent to 110 percent of capacity, and large hospitals have not even met thei...
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