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EU Health Prize for Journalists

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EU Health Prize for Journalists 2013

National Jury Latvia

The jury met on 7 November 2013 and selected the Lativan national finalist. The name of the national finalist will be published after all the finalists are selected.


Džeina Tamuļeviča, chair

For 10 years Džeina Tamuļeviča has worked as a journalist, most of the time writing about EU issues for the biggest Latvian daily "Diena". In 2013, she joined the press team of the European Commission Representation in Latvia. Dž. Tamuļeviča has a Master's Degree in Communication Science.

Karmena Kadaka

Kamena Kadaka, health expert

Kamena Kadaka is a well-educated physician, for 12 years she worked as editor-in-chief for monthly magazine about medicine for Latvian physicians Latvijas Ārsts/ Latvian Doctor. She has written more than 100 articles about health issues. She also works as a volunteer in Association of Doctors in Latvia.

Aidis Tomsons, journalist

Aidis Tomsons is an analytical journalist and anchor at the public Radio Latvia. He hosts a daily program about political, economic and social issues. After graduating journalism in the University of Latvia, he has worked in Public Radio and TV for more than 20 years. He has also acquired experience as an investigative journalist. He has got multiple awards as the best Radio journalist.

Liene Šulce-Rēvele

Liene Šulce-Rēvele, Chairman of the Board of Patient Ombudsman

On 2008 Liene Šulce-Rēvele created an institution of Patient Ombudsman in Latvia with its main aims to raise quality of health care, to support patients and physicians, to promote cooperation between them and to consummate patient rights. L. Šulce-Rēvele is representative of European Patient's Rights Day in Latvia.

Aiva Kalve

Aiva Kalve, journalist

Aiva Kalve is a journalist, for 25 years she has dealt with topics like medicine and healthy lifestyle. She has made interviews with most prominent doctors in Latvia. She has been an author and editor for many books about medical issues. A. Kalve believes that health journalism is very important because of its aims – to inform people about actual issues and address problems if there are any.

Last update: 09/11/2014 | Top