The Ukrainian Parliament might consider the draft bill that offers to suspend individuals who avoid vaccination and medical examinations. Yevhen Shevchenko, the MP from Servant of the People party submitted the document for consideration on September 11.
"The document aims to create the system of public healthcare, which will be caring about strengthening health of Ukrainians, preventing diseases and extending the life span", the cover documents say.
The draft bill offers to introduce mandatory inoculations for a number of categories of workers. If a person refuses to get inoculated, he/she will be suspended from work, according to the decision of the chief epidemiologist in the respective region.
The following categories of people may be suspended from working or studying:
- those who appear to be carriers of infectious diseases;
- those who are sick of dangerous and contagious infectious diseases;
- those who contacted the sick and the infection carriers;
- those who avoid the obligatory medical examination.
The children will be able to visit schools and kindergartens only after they choose family pediatrician and sign declaration with him/her.