In early May, the Ministry of Health held a workshop to discuss the main issues of the Ministry for the coming year, the Chairman made the acting Health Minister Shafranskii. The meeting instructed to hold the Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman.
The meeting also took the heads and specialists of the Ministry of Health participated freelance heads of structural divisions of regional state administrations of Health, Professor at the Institute of Strategic Studies, researchers and practitioners.
Chairman Victor Shafranskii meeting at the beginning of the meeting recalled that the need to discuss and work out questions that will help in reforming the health care system, and will also meet the real needs of patients. It was also noted that there are already some ideas of bills, legal acts and other documents, but you need to focus on the fact that the qualitative changes in the provision of medical assistance to the population has felt as soon as possible.
During the specific methods have been proposed to make changes in access to health care system of the population at a high level, the participants discussed the short, medium and long term, that will lead to real change.
In particular, the meeting focused diagnostic, preventive, therapeutic and recreational activities, the construction of a modern system of emergency medical care, the development of primary health care, changing the structure of the population produce quality medicines, a change in the public health system, financing of health services and management of the health system.
Most of the participants agreed on the opinion that today the priority is the issue of the provision of primary health care, as well as specialized, in particular, cardiology, oncology, trauma. Another important issue is training and new staff, standardization of medical care and the introduction of obligatory public health insurance system.
Separately, was marked by the need to improve the work of emergency medical care, in particular, the creation of operational and dispatch services, providing first-aid stations medications and specialized equipment, increasing the availability and quality of urgent medical service to the population.
Particular attention was paid to the question of providing the population with quality and affordable medicines, which necessarily requires a change in the field of pharmaceutical services.
At the end of the meeting Viktor Shafranskii summarized and instructed colleagues as soon as possible to prepare all the necessary documents on the results of the working meeting, which specify the main areas of activity of the Ministry of Health this year and to provide for the consideration of the Prime Minister of Ukraine.