establishment and equipping of regional healthcare institutions - from Medical
and obstetrical stations to specialized clinics - is the responsibility of the
districts and communities to which these institutions belong. The Prime
Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman
said in an interview with one of the TV channels.
belong to districts and municipalities. And these areas - due to
decentralization – have on accounts billions. And I demand that the leaders of
the districts and municipalities act for the benefits of citizens. Hospitals,
rural health posts should be repaired and equipped, and people should get
decent conditions for treatment", the Head of Government stressed.
attention to the fact that such things, as well as the basics of medical
reform, need to be discussed and communicated to people.
example, now we experience transition to a contractual basis in healthcare
sector. In fact, this is the first step on the way to insurance medicine",
stressed the Head of Government. "We drafted the bill, passed it in
Parliament, the document came into force. Today there is an opportunity to
conclude an agreement with a doctor who will provide you with quality services.
And under this contract the state will pay specifically to this doctor for you
as a patient. Just for the service, instead of paying for
walls or patient capacity."
noted that the reform is not always popular. And there is always a chance to
leave it there. "But the existing state of affairs did not satisfy
ordinary people", underscored Volodymyr Groysman.