26.07.2022

Join East Tallinn Central Hospital’s Women’s Clinic on its breastfeeding picnic

Join East Tallinn Central Hospital’s Women’s Clinic on its breastfeeding picnic In the first week of August, the Women’s Clinic of East Tallinn Central Hospital as well as the rest of the world will celebrate World Breastfeeding Week. For this purpose, the Women’s Clinic of East Tallinn Central Hospital is organising a picnic on 2 […]

15.02.2022

15 February marks International Childhood Cancer Day

15 February marks International Childhood Cancer Day In 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it is setting a long-term goal to fight global inequality in child survival rates. To this end, the WHO has promised to ensure better opportunities for timely diagnosis and improved access to the medicinal products and equipment needed for […]

14.02.2022

Womens Clinic simulation training work group turns five years old

Womens Clinic simulation training work group turns five years old Since 2017, there has been regular workplace training on how to stabilise and resuscitate newborn children. The training provided closely follows real-life situations and instructors include paediatricians and midwives. All employees involved in the care of newborn children, irrespective of their occupation, have taken part […]

08.02.2022

Changes to Estonian terminology and payment of maternity benefits from 1 April

Changes to Estonian terminology and payment of maternity benefits from 1 April Changes to Estonian terminology and payment of maternity benefits from 1 AprilA reform of the parental benefits system will enter into force from 1 April 2022. Maternity leave will be renamed in Estonian from ‘rasedus- ja sünnituspuhkus’ to ’ema vanemapuhkus’, but the name […]

31.01.2022

East Tallinn Central Hospital maternity hospital welcomes 94 pairs of twins

East Tallinn Central Hospital maternity hospital welcomes 94 pairs of twins It was a busy year for midwives working in Estonia’s oldest maternity hospital. In 2021, the maternity hospital saw 3836 childbirths and delivered 3932 babies – 2009 boys and 1923 girls. There were 94 pairs of twins and one set of triplets. May was […]

24.01.2022

Cervical cancer is preventable

Cervical cancer is preventable Cervical cancer is an insidious illness that may develop in a woman’s body unnoticed for years until symptoms develop. Estonia has one of the highest cervical cancer incidence and mortality rates in Europe. On average, 180 first cases of cervical cancer are detected in Estonia every year. Timely participation in cervical […]

27.12.2021

East Tallinn Central Hospital welcomes 24 Christmas babies

East Tallinn Central Hospital welcomes 24 Christmas babies While most had time off during the holidays, the midwives in our maternity ward had their hands full. All babies due this Christmas were welcomed with opened arms. Our outstanding midwives were quite busy over the Christmas holidays, as they delivered 24 Christmas babies over the course […]

15.12.2021

Konstantin Ridnõi, gynaecologist and chief physician at East Tallinn Central Hospital, defends his doctoral thesis on prenatal diagnosis

Konstantin Ridnõi, gynaecologist and chief physician at East Tallinn Central Hospital, defends his doctoral thesis on prenatal diagnosis. On 14 December, gynaecologist and chief physician Konstantin Ridnõi defended his doctoral thesis entitled “Implementation and effectiveness of new prenatal diagnostic strategies in Estonia” at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Tartu. The supervisors of […]

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