Prime Minister of
Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman initiates the establishment of a group of
specialists to ensure qualitative changes be introduced in the upgraded health
care system developed by the Government and approved by the Verkhovna Rada of
Ukraine. The Head of Government announced in his video address.
He thanked the
President of Ukraine, the leaders and members of the largest factions of the
Parliament, non-parliamentary deputies who cast their vote for the start of the
medical reform and reshaping of the system that for decades had been
"friendly neither for doctors nor for patients."
Volodymyr Groysman, among the key pillars of the reform are
the availability of quality medical services at all levels - from medical and
obstetrical station to out-patient hospitals and specialized institutions,
sufficient financing of the sector, and the introduction of decent wages for
“This is the set of
measures, which together with the modernization of equipment will make it
possible to change the quality of health care,” said Volodymyr Groysman, “We
are now up to setting up a project implementation group, in which we will
gather both parties - MPs and doctors – to trigger quality changes. I am well
aware how hard and responsible it is, but I'm committed to assume the
responsibility. This autumn we have succeeded with approval of an education and
pension reforms, and now – the reform of healthcare. We embark on the
implementation of the reforms. And we will see that these reforms improve the
quality of lives of Ukrainian citizens."