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Jevgeni Ossinovski: „Europe needs to accelerate the adoption of new technologies. This is the only way we can win the global race caused by the speeding development of digital economy."
13.03.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs

Minister Ossinovski: European countries need to invest more in digital skills of workers

Minister of Health and Labour Jevgeni Ossinovski participated in Tripartite Social Summit on Wednesday, March the 8th, in Brussels, where he emphasized the need for digital skills of employees in all economic sectors.
Minister of Health and Labour: "In limited workforce and global competition conditions the key factors in industry sector are workers with right skills, digitalized and smart production."
07.03.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs

Minister of Health and Labour will participate in Tripartite Social Summit

Minister of Health and Labour Jevgeni Ossinovski will participate in Tripartite Social Summit on Wednesday, March 8, in Brussels where the future of industry, employment and growth is being discussed.  
" As Estonia’s Presidency of the EU is approaching, we look forward to the European Commission’s proposal for reconciliation of work and family life." Foto: T.Tõhk
03.03.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs

Minister Iva and Commissioner Jourová Discussed the Work-Life Balance Principles in the EU

Estonian Minister of Social Protection, Kaia Iva met on March 3 in Brussels with the Commissioner for Justice, Consumer Protection and Gender Equality, Věra Jourová to discuss EUs future plans in setting common principles of work-life balance in the EU. 
 „We should think of fast and efficient information exchange channels to improve cooperation between the member states authorities,“ Iva said.
03.03.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs

Minister Iva: Clearer Social Security Coordination Rules needed in the EU

People who have exercised their right of free movement need to have a clear understanding of their rights and who is responsible for the payment of social benefits, Minister of Social Protection, Ms Kaia Iva stressed at the meeting of EPSCO Council in Brussels on March 3. 
 
Minister Iva: " It needs to be clear to people who have exercised the right of free movement, what their rights are and who will be responsible for the payment of the benefits."
02.03.2017

Minister of Social Protection will participate in the EPSCO Council meeting

Minister of Social Protection, Kaia Iva, will participate in the Employment-, Social Policy-, and Health and Consumer Affairs Council meeting on Friday, March 3 in Brussels, where updating EU rules on social security coordination will be discussed. Kaia Iva will also meet with Commissioner Věra Jourová, and the Swedish, Finnish, Austrian and Bulgarian ministers.
Jevgeni Ossinovski, Minister of Health and Labour
26.01.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs

Estonian Government approves stricter alcohol policy

At today’s sitting, the Government of Estonia approved the draft introduced by Jevgeni Ossinovski, Minister of Health and Labour, and sent it to the Parliament of Estonia.
17.01.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs

Ossinovski: e-Health solutions will allow for more personal and efficient treatment

Modern health care systems and better medical care requires a more extensive use of electronic health data, stressed Jevgeni Ossinovski, Minister of Health and Labour, at today’s OECD health summit in Paris.
16.01.2017|Ministry of Social Affairs

Jevgeni Ossinovski at a meeting with the French Minister of Labour: the labour market must keep up with the digital economy

As the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Estonia will focus on the future of labour, said Jevgeni Ossinovski, Estonian Minister of Health and Labour, at today’s meeting with Myriam El Khomri, French Minister of Labour.
13.10.2016|Ministry of Social Affairs

Ain Aaviksoo presents the challenges of mHealth to the members of the European Parliament

Ain Aaviksoo, the Deputy Secretary General for E-services and Innovation at the Ministry of Social Affairs, will be speaking today at an event of the European Parliament’s Committees in Brussels on the issue of mHealth. He will be making a presentation on the importance of data protection and ownership in terms of mHealth. 
Ain Aaviksoo
26.05.2016|Ministry of Social Affairs

Estonia to introduce the future vision of personalized medicine at Cannes Lions Health

Ain Aaviksoo, Deputy Secretary General for E-services and Innovation at the Ministry of Social Affairs, has been confirmed as a presenter at the Cannes Lions Health conference, to be held on 18 and 19 June. 

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