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Health Inspectorate of Latvia is a state administrative institution supervised by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Latvia. Its activities are defined by the rules No. 76 ofthe Cabinet of Ministers of 05 February 2008 "Regulations of the Health Inspectorate".
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Global Awareness-raising Campaign on Laundry Detergent Capsules/packets

16.03.2015

 

The OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Global Awareness-raising Campaign on Laundry Detergent Capsules (16 to 23 March 2015) aims to inform of the risks posed by a product that is present in growing number of households worldwide: laundry detergent capsules (or packets). These products can be attractive to children and can pose serious dangers if not handled and stored safely.
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Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

23.12.2014

The Latvian Presidency of the Council will take place during the first half of 2015. Latvia will take over the Presidency from Italy and pass it to Luxembourg.

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15 October – Global Hand-washing Day

15.10.2014

Marking the Global Hand-washing Day, experts of the Health Inspectorate remind about the importance of personal hygiene in educational establishments.

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Medical tourism

06.08.2014

Like other countries, Latvia also has health care providers offering health care services to medical tourists. One of the requirements for medical tourism service providers is registration in the Registry of Medical Institutions. Such registration ensures that medical institution is working in compliance with legislation of the Republic of Latvia and is duly supervised by the Health Inspectorate.

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Agreed action from EU Member States on the status of general purpose automatic pipettes and pipette tips

29.05.2014

A corrective action concerning the status of automatic pipettes and pipette tips for general laboratory use has been agreed within the Conformity and Enforcement (COEN) group, in order to have a harmonised European implementation of the provisions of the Directive 98/79/EC.

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