Ukrainian govt approves mechanism of additional payments to medical workers

Source : 112 Ukraine

They are expected to receive almost six billion hryvnias (216,3 million dollars)
15:00, 7 September 2020

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The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has adopted a resolution on the procedure of providing additional payments to medical workers who work with coronavirus-infected patients. This was stated by Health Minister Maksym Stepanov.

They will be able to receive almost six billion hryvnias (216,3 million dollars).

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"The Cabinet of Ministers has adopted a resolution which will regulate the mechanism of additional payments to salaries through the National Health Service starting in September. That is, the funds that will be agreed and allocated from 5.9 billion hryvnias (216 million dollars), more precisely, five billion 995 million hryvnias (216,17 million dollars), which were provided by the Cabinet of Ministers, were approved with the relevant budget committee. We had to make a decision on the procedure of the funds' allocation, on the way how our doctors will receive these payments, and today this decision was made at a session of the government," Stepanov said.

As we reported earlier, Ukraine has reported 2,174 new cases of coronavirus infection over the last 24 hours.

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