Ukraine to pay insurance to families of doctors that died of coronavirus next week

Source : 112 Ukraine

Government provides for payments in amount of $60 thousands
12:10, 21 June 2020

The Ministry of Social Policy next week plans to begin insurance payments to families of doctors who died as a result of coronavirus disease. The press service of the Office of the President reports.

"Minister of Social Policy Maryna Lazebna noted that next week, as the President insisted, insurance payments will begin for families of doctors who died due to coronavirus infection COVID-19," the President’s office said.

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This week the Cabinet of Ministers approved the number of payments to doctors who suffered as a result of coronavirus disease during their professional activities.

The families of the dead doctors are provided with payments of $60,000. Moreover, in the event of a doctor’s death not during work with patients, relatives are provided with payments in the amount of $8,000.

As we reported before, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decided to allocate over $5 million to the Ministry of Health to ensure the professional development of medical specialists.

This money will be directed to doctors' salaries.

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