Family medicine reform: Stepanov said they are planning the second stage
The Minister of Health, Maxim Stepanov, congratulated all the family doctors on their professional holidays.
He said so during a briefing, reports a Ukrinform correspondent.
“Today, May 19, we celebrate Family Doctor Day. It was founded in 2010. In Ukraine, nearly 22,000 family doctors providing medical care to almost 30 million of our citizens, 29 million 883,000 Ukrainian citizens signed a declaration with a family doctor. Family doctor – this is the person who is always with his family, as soon as something happens, we call him immediately. as a child, our parents, he responds immediately and comes to the rescue, “explained Stepanov.
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He noted that the first step in reforming family medicine has already taken place. However, certain documents must be adopted to regulate the rights of family doctors, therapists and pediatricians. “It would regulate the relationships of patients and family doctors … the relationship between family doctors and the second link in medical care, which is being reformed. We will do it all,” added Stepanov.
In Ukraine, Family Doctor Day has been celebrated since 2010.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru