AmCham and PwC share the same values and targets to achieve socially.
Zlata Elksnina-Zascirinska, Country Managing Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers
Healthier population and workforce drive the economic development of the country.
On November 26, the Chamber held the second annual Health Data Summit Riga to support the digital transformation of healthcare in the benefit of a patient that was organized in close partnership with the Ministry of Health and National Health Service. The summit highlighted a myriad of inspirational health innovations and discussed ways to foster public-private partnerships that can enable acceptance of digital solutions. The summit was watched by over 3000 viewers across the globe. It was hosted by AmCham, the Ministry of Health in Latvia, the National Health Service in cooperation with Novartis Baltics, Microsoft Latvia and Roche Latvija. Partners: Janssen and Medtronic, and supporters AbbVie and Amgen. To revisit the summit!
On October 7, AmCham released a position calling for sustainable investments in healthcare in order to ensure healthy nation and economic growth. We propose to increase public funding for healthcare by considering to link the healthcare budget to the GDP growth as well as providing the necessary funding for the fight with oncological diseases. To view the position statement Latvian and executive summary in English.
Based on our vision statement on Vision statement on Latvian healthcare, this year the AmCham Healthcare work group is focusing on carrying out five projects:
Each of those projects is led by a smaller work group. Read more and sign up for projects
On November 26, AmCham together with the Ministry of Health and the National Health Service held the first Health Data Summit Riga that raised the much-needed debate about data usage in healthcare. Thanks to the extensive inspiration and knowledge gained during the summit a roadmap for digital health strategy will be created. At the conference leading international experts highlighted the importance of data quality and explore ways to implement digital health data strategy in healthcare policymaking. It was organized by AmCham Latvia, the Ministry of Health, the National Health Service in cooperation with Novartis Baltics and Roche Latvija. Partners: The Nordic Council of Ministers' Office in Latvia, Microsoft Latvia, AbbVie, Janssen and TVNET. Revisit the summit!
AmCham is a 'must-join' organization for any company of scope or international ambition.
Karlis Cerbulis, Senior Vice President of NCH Advisors, Inc.