Dmitry Medvedev Photo: Dmitry Astakhov / RIA Novosti
Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev will charge to hold the country’s General medical examination, it will last two years. Relevant plans, the Prime Minister announced in a speech with the report on the work of the government in the state Duma. Stream of the event available on YouTube.
“We need to make sure that people are not running between clinics and had the opportunity to circumvent physicians in the same medical organization,” he said.
Medvedev said that last year the examination were held about 22 million people. By the end of this year, according to him, the number surveyed should exceed 60 million.
“Under the state guarantees this year we are expanding the program of medical examination, make it annual for people older than 40 years, introducing new screening programmes, the detection of cancer,” — said the head of the Cabinet.
15 APR Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree about receiving palliative care at home, and also ordered the extension of hours of admission of patients through clinical examination. So wishing to take the specialists will be able to do it in the evening and on Saturdays.
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