- The report will be launched during the international conference "Effectiveness and Sustainability of the Lithuanian Health System" held on 25 May 2018 in Vilnius, Lithuania. The conference is jointly organised by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania and the Lithuanian Health Forum.
- Access the presentation for the publication launch
PRESS RELEASE & Assessment and Recommendations
Lithuania’s health system is modern and financially sustainable, but delivering health gains will require additional efforts targeting quality and efficiency improvements. Many of the deaths which occur before the age of 65 in Lithuania could have been avoided altogether though better prevention or are due to diseases that could be better treated to avoid fatal outcomes.
Figure 1.13 p.45 of the report: "Lithuania has one of the highest rates of avoidable (amenable and preventable) mortality in Europe."
Source of the data: Eurostat Database (standardised death rates per 100 000 population, 2014).
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