Centre for Communicable Diseases and AIDS

ULAC is a governmental institution subordinated to the Ministry of Health. Competencies: national epidemiological surveillance, control and management of the communicable diseases, immunoprophylaxis, informal education, coordination and monitoring of the harm reduction sites all over Lithuania.

Number of registered new HIV cases falls in Lithuanian this year

Eighty-eight persons, including 69 men and 19 women, were diagnosed with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Lithuania in January through July this...

No Vibrio bacteria found in Lithuania

Tests have found no Vibrio bacteria, causing diarrhea and infections, in the Baltic Sea water in Lithuania's port of Klaipėda after the country's Center...

Listeria-tainted frozen vegetables removed from market in Lithuania

Listeria-tainted frozen vegetables, produced by Polish company Greenyard Frozen Poland, are being removed from the Lithuanian market. Vegetable mixes were...

TB cases among Lithuanian children on rise, treatment results worst in Europe

Lithuania has Europe's worst multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) treatment success rate and the number of children ill with tuberculosis in the country...

Number of Hepatitis A cases triples in Lithuania in 2017 y/y – ULAC

The number of Hepatitis A infections in Lithuania tripled in 2017, as compared with the year before, the Centre for Communicable Diseases and AIDS (ULAC)...