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.

About 300 people in Lithuania may not be aware that they are infected with HIV

In Lithuania more than 90% people living with HIV are aware of their HIV status. By this indicator, according to the European Center for Disease Prevention...

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...