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2018 05 24


Dear media representatives,

We kindly invite you to the health forum “Lithuanian health system efficiency and sustainability”, which will take place on May 25th, between 9AM-4PM at the conference hall of the Seimas. You can also watch the live broadcast of the event here.

This conference will provide the platform to discuss the challenges Lithuania faces to increase the efficiency and sustainability of its health system, strategic priorities and directions, and to agree on specific actions in the future. At the event, high rank officials from the European Commission, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and World Health Organisation will present their evaluations of Lithuanian health system.

The presentations will be delivered by:
Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis
, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety;
Agnès Couffinhal, Senior Economist, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD);
Tamás Evetovits, Head, WHO Barcelona Office for Health Systems Strengthening WHO Regional Office for Europe;
Aurelijus Veryga, Minister of Health of the Republic of Lithuania.

Expert insights will be presented by:
Raimondas Kuodis, Deputy Chair of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania;
Danguolė Jankauskienė, Professor, Institute of Political Sciences, Mykolas Romeris University/ Director for Medicine and Nursing, Vilnius University Hospital Santaros klinikos
Renaldas Jurkevičius, General Director of the Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno klinikos

Lina Jaruševičienė, Viceminister of Health of the Republic of Lithuania


Media accreditations:

More information: Alina Žilinaitė, Public relations projects manager, Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania,  tel.+370 5 260 4890, cell. +370 699 42285, e-mail