11 June 2010, Friday, 14:21

Opening of the surgical block at the Republican oncological dispensary has taken place in Ufa

author: Sergey Zakharov

The President of Bashkortostan Murtaza Rakhimov, the chairman of the State Council RB Constantine Tolkatchev and the Prime-Minister of Government RB Rail Sarbaev have taken part in the solemn opening of a new surgical block at the Republican oncological dispensary today. Speaking before the personnel of the dispensary the Prime-Minister has mentioned that the importance of this object for the region can hardly be overestimated and its erection was dictated by the growing demand in strengthening of the Republican health system's oncological service.

The construction of the block started in 2007 and in spite of the crisis it was never interrupted even for a minute under the personal control of the President RB.

The six-storied building with the total area nine thousand square meters contains the surgical block, reanimation block, X-ray, endoscope and sterilization blocks and the laboratories. The cost of the new object made up one billion 60 million rubles. About 50 operations will be conducted here daily and about 7,5 thousand — every year.

For the reference: the index of oncological sickness rate in Bashkortostan remains stably low, as compared with other regions in the staff of Volga federal district. In 2009 it made up 275,7 cases per 100 thousand people. At present time about 70 thousand citizens RB are registered here. The development of the health system in Bashkortostan remains one of the most important directions of the state social policy. The program of health protection development is approved and realized in Bashkortostan, the corresponding program is worked up till 2020 plus 16 goal-oriented programs work in the Republic. For the last year the overall volume of means for financing of the medical branch made up about 25 billion rubles. For the last five years it has grown up more than two times.