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How politics influences Lithuanian health system

By Adomas Abromaitis on Monday, March 22, 2021

The news that Lithuanian government suspends use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from March 16 as “a precaution” until the European Medicines Agency gives a final evaluation of its safety, made citizens nervous. It happened just some hours after Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė categorically told the public broadcaster her government would not suspend use of the vaccine, saying the harm due to the disruption to vaccination would be worse. Thus,…

U.S. Army’s top health officer in Europe suspended

Friday, February 21, 2020

U.S. Army Europe is investigating the top medical commander in the region after he was suspended for alleged misconduct, military officials said Thursday. Brig. Gen. Ronald Stephens, who leads Regional Health Command-Europe, was suspended Feb. 12, USAREUR said in a recent statement. “The investigation does not involve patient care or safety,” USAREUR said. Col. Andre Pippen, RHCE’s chief of staff, is serving as the acting commander. USAREUR declined to provide…

Work of the Estonian Defence Forces in Iraq has been suspended

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Minister of Defence Jüri Luik said on Tuesday the work of the Estonian Defence Forces in Iraq has been suspended as tensions between the US, Iran, and Iraq rise, and any future decisions will be made in cooperation with allies. Currently, there are six Estonian soldiers working in Iraq training border guards. Luik (Isamaa) said the soldier’s operations are currently suspended and they are staying in an American military base,…

Broka claims corruption does not have a place in her life

Friday, July 12, 2019

The now-suspended University of Latvia vice-rector Baiba Broka, who was also voted to the Riga City Council from the National Alliance’s ticket, says that she will cooperate with the Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) in the corruption case against her. She also plans to call a press conference tomorrow, where she intends to answer questions from members of the press, she posted on her Facebook profile. Broka also said that she…

EU summit suspended amid deadlock over top job candidates

Monday, July 1, 2019

Almost a full day after sitting down to pick candidates for the European Union’s prime political posts, weary EU leaders broke off their talks Monday amid deep divisions over who should run the European project for at least the next five years. After a full night of one-on-one meetings, trilateral talks, and group discussions — including sitting down over breakfast — EU Council President Donald Tusk called a halt, and…