Because of medical reform, more than 300 hospitals on the verge of existence – Stepanov

The Ministry of health encouraged the National health as soon as possible to start the financing of medical institutions

The second phase of health reform in Ukraine 332 medical institutions public Finance deficit of more than 50% compared to the 2019 year and in fact was on the verge of existence. This at a daily briefing on the situation of the coronavirus , said health Minister Maxim Stepanov.

“This and district hospitals, and psychiatric hospitals, hospitals that treat tuberculosis. This is a hospital for infectious diseases, 15 infectious disease hospitals, which need additional financing. This is a children’s hospital. Ie is such a palette of any and all types of hospitals,” he said.

The Minister urged the National health service as soon as possible to conclude treaties.

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“Given proper authorization, already held several meetings in order to as soon as possible, our hospital received these funds to stop layoffs of our health workers,” – said Stepanov.

Earlier it was reported that the Cabinet has allocated $ 2.3 billion to medical institutions, which was on the verge of closure due to the second phase of the reform.

See also the video message of the head of the Ministry Maxim Stepanov, about the situation with the health care system.