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Azerbaijan citizens will now regularly visit Vaivari for treatment

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThe Vaivari National Rehabilitation Centre has signed an international cooperation agreement regarding the rehabilitation of citizens of Azerbaijan at the medical centre. This is the first real example of international cooperation in the field of medicine in Latvia.

The first group of patients (30) has arrived at the rehabilitation centre. In the next three weeks, a personal rehabilitation program for each patient will be developed and implemented.

A total of LVL 3.2 million were invested into Vaivari rehabilitation centre in the past few years. This money was diverted to the development of rehabilitation services for the domestic and export markets.

“With this project, we managed to make the first step forward, forming long-term international relations. These will not be individual trips to individual specialists. It is and agreement between two nations. I believe we can compete with other European countries in terms of rehabilitation services,” – says the manager of Vaivary rehabilitation centre Anda Nulle.

Representative of Azerbaijan’s Labour and Social Protection ministry Rovshan Vasilyev said he is satisfied with the cooperation agreement with Vaivari rehabilitation centre. He believes the centre can offer high quality medical rehabilitation for Azerbaijan’s citizens with disabilities. According to him, it is the beginning of a long interstate cooperation.

Latvian Welfare Minister Ilze Vinkele reminds that Latvia has begun a successful long-term cooperation with Azerbaijan in other areas as well, including transport, food production, and education.

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