16:55 SocietyBelarusmedica expo opens in Minsk According to Dmitry Pinevich, the fact that the expo opened after the government conference hosted by the president was significant. In his words, the expo will be used to improve the quality of medical aid available to Belarusian citizens.
16:14 PoliticsBelarusian PM to visit Russia's Petrozavodsk, Murmansk on 24-26 May "The upcoming visit is traditionally meant to intensify cooperation with the Russian regions. We need specific agreements to increase and diversify Belarusian exports, to step up industrial cooperation and to find new points of growth," Roman Golovchenko said.
15:47 PoliticsFM: Belarus committed to 2030 Agenda Sergei Aleinik thanked Joanna Kazana-Wisniowiecki for her active work as the UN Resident Coordinator in Belarus and wished her further success in her professional work, and also expressed hope for the continued positive achievements by the UN Country Team in Belarus.
15:34 SocietyOpinion: Common education space in the Union State will open up new prospects for the youth “The main thing is school graduates' desire to study, their ability to make efforts to enter the university. Our socially-oriented state accompanies a young person from kindergarten to the first job, which is guaranteed for those studying on a budget,” Sergei Klishevich said.
14:58 SportBelarus to compete in boxing tournament in Khabarovsk The Belarusian team will comprise 15 athletes: nine men and six women. Among them will be world and European bronze medalist Yulia Apahasovich (54kg category). Some 100 boxers from 17 countries will compete at the event.
14:13 PoliticsBelarus' Parliament to hold joint sitting on 24 May Members of the government will answer questions from members of the House of Representatives and members of the Council of the Republic.
13:53 PoliticsBelarus' ambassador presents credentials to president of Dominican Republic “The parties confirmed the interest in the development of bilateral cooperation with a focus on trade and economic interaction,” the ministry said.
12:54 PresidentLukashenko to medics: Every patient is important Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “We totally don't need bureaucratization in healthcare. The key indicator of effectiveness of your work is not the number of reports but the people you have helped keep their health and sometimes lives. There are no unimportant patients. Every patient is important.”
12:45 PresidentLukashenko wants more order in mandatory employment of medical graduates “And no excuses must be accepted after graduation. They have to work for five years over there. Getting married or something else won't fly. They must work for five years. We spend colossal amounts of money on medical personnel training. No other sphere costs so much but we still let them roam free,” he said.
12:42 PresidentLukashenko urges to scale up production of medications in Belarus It is important that we scale up the production of drugs in Belarus, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he hosted a meeting to discuss the most pressing healthcare issues in the country.
12:31 PresidentLukashenko wants shortcomings in medical personnel training fixed Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “Another revelation for me was the insufficient level of training and professionalism of doctors. Somehow it does not mesh with the demand for our specialists not only in Russia but also in Europe. It is necessary to work out a system to hold university rectors accountable. They are untouchable.”
12:09 PresidentLukashenko promises order in healthcare sector Those responsible for healthcare in the country need to come down to earth and pay attention to the quality treatment of ordinary people, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a meeting to discuss the country's most important healthcare issues on 23 May.
11:58 PresidentBelarusian government criticized for poor state of affairs in healthcare Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko hosted a meeting to discuss the most pressing healthcare issues in the country and spoke about the things that surprised him the most.
11:44 SocietyVolfovich to take part in high-level meeting on security The plenary session of the forum will discuss threats to international security in modern conditions, as well as problems of global food security. Panel discussions are planned to consider the functioning of the system of international information security and cooperation in combating drug trafficking.
11:27 PresidentLukashenko demands to improve quality, accessibility of medical care in rural communities The head of state outlined the accessibility and quality of medical care in rural communities as a pressing problem. "I will keep this issue under tight control!"