The Government welcomes the decision of the Verkhovna
Rada of Ukraine to include in the agenda a package of
bills on healthcare reform aimed at changing the system of financing of health
care .The Prime Minister noted in his opening statement at the session of the
Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on Wednesday.
The package of bills which was elaborated in synergy with the Ministry
of Health of Ukraine and experts as well as updated with the participation of
MPs - representatives of various committees and factions. Last week, the draft
amendments were considered at a meeting of the National Council of Reform under
the President of Ukraine.
“This reform is designed for the benefit of our citizens and is aimed to
restore respect to health professionals and to all healthcare system. I want to
express gratitude to the leadership of the Ministry of Health for the
introduction of decisions, I would like to thank personally the President of
Ukraine Petro Poroshenko for his efforts regarding
this issue, I want to thank all the fractions of the coalition – the Petro Poroshenko Block and the People’s Front and personally to Arseniy Yatsenyuk as well as to
all MPs who put aside their political flags and took a decision to serve the
interests of citizens. We are committed to go further – the pension reform is
on the agenda which is also aimed to serve the best interests of citizens”,
summed up Volodymyr Groysman.