Juras Požėla

Social Democrat Juras Požela proposed for healthcare minister

The Board of the Social Democratic Party of Lithuania decided on Monday to nominate Juras Požela, 33, for the position of healthcare minister, Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius, Social Democratic leader, told journalists after the meeting. […]

Rimantė Šalaševičiūtė

Healthcare minister under suspicion of demanding bribes from hospitals

Lithuania’s Minister of Healthcare Rimantė Šalaševičiūtė is being investigated for allegedly demanding bribes from hospitals in exchange for EU support, 15min.lt reports. […]

Algirdas Butkevičius

Lithuania’s ruling coalition talks education and healthcare reforms

In 2015, Lithuania’s ruling coalition is planning reforms in the areas of science and education as well as healthcare areas, according to Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius. […]


Lithuanian Healthcare Ministry may be granted access to confidential patients’ data

The Lithuanian Government has approved the amendments to the Law on Public Health Monitoring that have been proposed by the Ministry of Healthcare. If the proposal finds support at the Seimas, the Ministry of Healthcare as well as its subordinate institutions will be authorised to process patients’ personal data for statistical purposes. […]