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Area of CBC activity Healthcare
Sector of CBC activity Cooperation between hospitals
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Cross-border movement of emergency medical services. An agreement between the Ministry of Social Affairs of the Republic of Estonia, the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Estonia and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Latvia on “Mutual aid on providing the ambulance service in the border areas” was prepared and signed in September 2010 and ambulances were able to cross the border  in November.

The next objective is cross-border provision of medical services so that an agreement between Estonia and Latvia could be concluded to finance treatment of  residents of the neighbouring country.

Border areas (states involved) Estonia, Latvia
Institution Valga County Government
Contact details Rainer Kuutma, Head of International Cooperation, Valga County Government,

+372 76 66165,


year of record 2012