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Document Typology: Web Article
Methodology addressed by the publication:International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
Title of document: health care in Lithuania
Name of author(s): Google publisher
Name of publisher: Maps of world
Language of the publication: English
Language of the review: English
Summary:
Lithuania Health care is adapted with all the needed facilities for an individual and sufficient funds are there for the free medical care of an individual. Lithuanian Health care system is infact in a much better condition with respect to any other developed nation. According to the health survey in 1990, the country has more than 14,700 physicians as well as 2,300 dentists. This ratio of physician and dentist provided medical treatment per 10,000 population.
Lithuania Health services are expanding day by day and the hospitals fulfills ailment to all kinds of illness. In 1990, Lithuania has more than 47,000 paramedical personnel and the medical facilities is very modern and updated. From minor diseases to major diseases like cardiac surgery and heart transplant is done in the hospitals of Lithuania. Public health care is fostering responsibility of each individuals to take care of one's health.
Reviewer's comments on the document:
This statistical data shows a real changes in the country.
The ministry of health is continuously standardizing the Lithuanian health care and currently three programs are being implemented for the prevention of Oncological diseases. More and more funds are alloted with each surpassing years and positive changes have been noted subsequently. Lithuania health care is maintained in a proper condition with the support of eminent doctors and medical staffs along with a constant support from the ministry of health.Over the last two years we have tried to encourage the community of medical informatics professionals and researchers from Central and Eastern European countries to undertake these challenges and join European activities in the field of e-health. We are aware of the fact that only common standards and procedures will enable full integration of this region with the main stream of Information Society developments, currently accelerating all over Europe. This book also reports on the results of cooperation between researchers and centres representing both new EU entrants and those countries, that have been part of the Community for a long time. The European Commission has consistently fostered the strategy of e-health development over the past decades. Yet, the economic transformation underway in Central and Eastern European countries does not favour rapid development in this domain. Healthcare systems all over the region are being transformed in search of more effective mechanisms of financing. One of the main motivations for publishing this book is to exchange ideas and share experience which can speed up e-health services development in Central and Eastern countries. Transfer of knowledge and technology is surely one of the key mechanisms through which these new EU member states can integrate themselves with the Community.
Where to find it:

www.mapsofworl Health care in Lithuania

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