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Health Ministry develops strategy for control of cancer diseases until 2030

Source : 112 Ukraine

It has already been signed by sent to the executive authorities for consideration
15:45, 4 February 2021

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The Ministry of Health of Ukraine has developed a national strategy for the control of cancer diseases until 2030. This was announced by Deputy Health Minister Iryna Sadoviak at a briefing.

According to Sadoviak, this strategy has already been signed by Maksym Stepanov, sent to the executive authorities for consideration, and presented for public discussion.

The ministry plans to fully implement it by 2030. However, there are points that the ministry intends to carry out this year.

Related: Cancer, cardiovascular diseases became most common causes of death in Ukraine

So, the Ministry of Health plans to execute the following tasks this year:

- update current treatment standards;

- to create together with public organizations a communication plan for the prevention of cancer;

- to expand the access of cancer patients to innovative medicines;

- ensure access to palliative care services at all levels of medical care in all regions of the country.

As we reported earlier, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), physical activity can avert the deaths of up to five million people annually.

Related: Why Ukraine reduces cancer treatment assistance?

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