Minister of health asks producers cut medication prices
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Lithuania's Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga has asked pharmaceutical manufacturers to lower prices for Lithuania, while representatives of the manufacturers say the call may have no effect, if the pharmaceutical pricing system is not revised.
Lithuania's Health Care Minister Aurelijus Veryga is attending an informal meeting of health ministers of the Visegrad countries, Croatia, Lithuania and Slovenia on Thursday and Friday, hoping to agree on joint acquisition of medications.
On 22 March 2017 Denmark’s special envoy, Lars Rebien Sørensen, will be visiting Lithuania to present the Danish candidacy for hosting European Medicines Agency (EMA) and draw attention to the advantages of the Danish bid. He will meet with Lithuanian high level officials in order to explain why Denmark is working towards getting the EMA relocated from London to Copenhagen. the Danish Embassy in Vilnius announced in a press release.