President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky created an interim working group on healthcare system reform and approved its composition. The corresponding decree No. 55/2020 was signed by the head of state on February 21, the press service of the president reports.
"The working group should analyze the progress of reforming the healthcare system of Ukraine until March 1, 2020. In particular, on the implementation of state guarantees of medical care for the population under the program of medical guarantees for primary care and the readiness of healthcare institutions to implement the same guarantees for other types of medical care," - the statement says.
It is noted that according to the results of this analysis, the working group should make proposals for further reforming of domestic medicine: for financing, improving the training system and continuing professional development of doctors, other medical workers, raising their salaries, and scientific support for the healthcare system.
The working group was led by the chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Health, Medical Assistance and Medical Insurance Myhailo Radutsky. It also included such experienced doctors as Ilya Emets, Boris Todurov, Andriy Beznosenko, Oleksandr Usenko, representatives of various medical institutions and specialized universities.
The decree comes into force from the day of its publication.
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