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27 November 2020, 14:25

Lukashenko announces future reforms in Belarus' medical education

MINSK, 27 November (BelTA) – The medical education in the country is in for major reforms, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with the staff of Minsk City Hospital No. 6 on 27 November, BelTA has learned.

“We plan significant reforms in the country's higher education system next year. The focus will be made on the employer-sponsored education: an entrant is sent to the medical university, studies there, gets assistance and scholarship, and has a guaranteed workplace after graduation,” said Aleksandr Lukashenko.

The housing issue was also touched upon during the meeting. The head of state stressed that representatives of many professions, not only healthcare workers, are in need of better housing. He said that special attention is currently paid to the construction of rental apartments, the development of satellite towns.

“We will continue the policy of providing specialists with affordable housing,” the president stressed.

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