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" 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."

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. 
Aprilli algusest on kõikidel ravikindlustatud inimestel võimalik patsiendiportaalis vaadata endaga seotud raviarveid.
04.04.2016|Ministry of Social Affairs

Medical bills now available in the patient portal

Since early April, all individuals insured under the health insurance scheme may view the medical bills related to them at the patient portal 

Even today, personalised medicine would allow for more accurate prevention and treatment

Under the leadership of the Ministry of Social Affairs, physicians discussed at the conference in Tallinn, what practical opportunities for health care are being opened up due to rapid developments in personalised medicine. Personalised medicine helps to find as much individual preventive or treatment plan as possible for everyone.