Rada adopted a law on rural medicine

Рада приняла закон о сельской медицине

The deputies adopted the law on rural medicine

The law should improve healthcare in rural areas.

The deputies adopted in the second reading the presidential bill on medicine in rural areas. Voted 280 deputies, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

According to the head of the parliamentary Committee on health Olga Bogomolets, if the money allocated for the implementation of the provisions of this act, will not be stolen, then soon we will see the improvement of health services in rural areas.

Note that the bill to increase the availability and quality of health services in rural areas was voted in first reading on 19 October.

Changes in the budget of Ukraine in 2017 envisage the allocation of UAH 4 billion for measures aimed at the development of medicine in rural areas. The draft budget for 2018, 1 billion UAH.

According to the Deputy head of the faction MFP Parliament Sergey Berezenko, these funds will allow us to build in a rural area about 4 thousand modern clinics in Ukraine on a single project. The project will also provide housing for rural physicians.

Bill No. 7117 provides for the provision of rural medical service housing and transport, as well as creating opportunities for education and training.

We will remind, on October 19 the Verkhovna Rada voted for the bill, necessary for the introduction of medical reform.