Minister of Health

Compulsory alcoholism treatment program might begin as soon as June

Compulsory treatment for alcoholism may begin as June of this year, if the laws prepare by the Ministry of Health are approved by the Seimas in its...

Ban on unvaccinated children in kindergarten to be investigated by courts

At the beginning of 2016, an order came into effect at the Ministry of Health that bars children that have not been vaccinated from polio, measles or...

Unvaccinated children will be barred from kindergarten in Lithuania

After the Seimas (parliament) failed to adopt legislation authorizing mandatory vaccinations, an order made by former Minister of Health Vytenis...

Zero-alcohol rule for drivers making way in Lithuania (4)

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius and Health Minister Rimantė Šalaševičiūtė support the Interior Ministry's initiative to reduce drunk driving.

Lithuania adopts law regulating control of certain doping substances

The Lithuanian parliament, Seimas, by a unanimous vote of 92 MPs who took part in the voting, adopted the Law on Control of Certain Doping Substances,...