30 March 2009, Monday, 10:59

President RB determines health protection as one of the key tasks

author: Elena Makushina

The ground tasks of our policy are protection of population health and the rise of health care quality and accessibility, President RB Murtaza Rakhimov said in his Message to the deputies of Republican parliament.

He has stated that the region incarnates the Concept of health protection development plus several goal-oriented programs. For the last year the volume of means, allocated for financing of the branch, made up 23700 million rubles. “It means that for four years the funding volume has grown up nearly two times” – Murtaza Rakhimov mentioned.

“We hold the field meetings of the Republican council on health protection issues for the fifth year and in the course of preparations for these meetings we’ve strengthened the material and technical base of health protection in 14 regions and towns RB. In 2009 the meeting will be held in other four regions and the tasks on health protection optimization and its management under conditions of the crisis are to be discussed there” – President RB stated.

“All perspective works have to be continued even more emphatically because epidemiologic situation in the Republic remains stable and we observe stably low showings on several dangerous diseases. The accessibility of high-tech medical care is raised and the majority of our health centers function with “A” grade”.

President RB has underscored that under conditions of the crisis “we have not just to preserve but to raise the level of population social support, working over the formation of future development potential”.