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The shortage of medical personnel in Russia is 20 percent. This was stated by the rector of the First Moscow state medical University named after I. M. Sechenov, the President, the President of the Association of medical and pharmaceutical universities of Russia Petr Glybochko, reports TASS on Monday, June 22.
According to him, every year in the health system release about 25 thousand specialists in clinical medicine, most of them from medical universities under the Ministry of health. “Unfortunately, at the present time as staffing is not balanced,” stated Glybochko.
To solve the problems of staffing the health system Glybochko proposed to consider “a priority opportunity to open faculties in non-core universities mainly in the areas of”.
Earlier, Rosstat said Russia regions with the greatest shortage of doctors, and announced the extent of the shortage of physicians at the end of 2018, there were about 50 thousand open vacancies of doctors and about 50 thousand vacancies of paramedical staff. The most significant shortage of doctors recorded in the Kamchatka region — it was closed about 20 percent of vacancies for doctors, nurses and paramedics.
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