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The Ministry of health of Russia intends to open seven first regional gerontological center until the end of the year. This was announced by the Minister Veronika Skvortsova, reports TASS.
According to her, the centres will be established in the framework of a vertical integrated system with the Federal centre of gerontology. “This is the center which is a methodologist and a leader of the national gerontology, he works directly with all the regions, conducting site consultations, analysis of complex cases,” — said the Minister.
She recalled that under the Federal program “Senior generation” of the national project “Demography” until 2024 such centers should be created in every Russian region.
Gerontological approach aimed at increasing life expectancy of Russians to 67 years. The program plans to motivate the people in the country older for active lifestyle and to maintain their employment and involvement in social activity. In addition, improving the delivery of health care, namely: approaches to treatment and interaction with older patients, clinical practice guidelines.
In may it was reported that in Russia, you may receive a separate form of social insurance that will allow to Finance public services for the care of the elderly and disabled. Source of funding this kind of social insurance could be an additional rate of 1-1. 5% of salary.
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