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Swedbank launches co-creation space at TechHub Riga

Sep 15

On September 15, Swedbank launched a co-creation space "Startup House" at TechHub Riga premises. It is the second co-creation office Swedbank has opened for startups where innovative ideas, enterprising people and new technologies connect with experience and access to international markets.

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Help fight breast cancer

Sep 10

During 2020 the Pink Train Foundation has continued to provide support for women in Latvia diagnosed with breast cancer, covering the costs of counselling following diagnosis and during treatment and/or physiotherapy. This year also saw the launch of a new breast health awareness campaign, which recently received GOLD in the category of online advertising at the Baltic Best 2020 awards. Due to Covid-19 imposed restrictions the number of breast cancer patients the Foundation has helped so far this year has dropped slightly, but in general the number of women applying for help is on the rise. The Foundation will welcome any support, particularly financial.

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The Care Mobile in full swing

Sep 10

The Care Mobile, who suspended its operations during the lockdown, is working at the full capacity again and has already made 67 visits and provided 2460 medical consultations to children in need. Currently, the Care Mobile in cooperation with Rimi Baltija is holding a charity campaign with donation boxes being distributed in all Rimi Hypermarkets. The Care Mobile brings specialists from the Children's Clinical University Hospital to children, especially, in rural areas where they lack access to primary medical care. The Care Mobile's mission is to get doctors near children's homes to provide free medical consultations and improve the health of children.

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