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Belarusian healthcare popular among Russians

Society 12.11.2019 | 16:31

MINSK, 12 November (BelTA) – Over 70,000 Russians have received medical aid in Belarus so far this year, BelTA learned from Belarusian Healthcare Minister Vladimir Karanik before the joint session of the boards of the Belarusian and Russian healthcare ministries held on 12 November to discuss neurology and neurosurgery.

The official said: “According to preliminary data, over 70,000 Russians received emergency and routine medical aid in Belarus in January-September.”

Russian Healthcare Minister Veronika Skvortsova noted that the medical treatment of Belarusian and Russian citizens is traditionally available in the two countries. “As many as 55,000 Belarusian citizens received in-patient and out-patient medical aid in Russia in the last two years,” she said.

Veronika Skvortsova said that Belarusian and Russian specialists are always open to sharing the best practices. “We are not just partners. We maintain very tight constructive cooperation. We are proud and happy to watch accomplishments of Belarusian healthcare and are open to any communication and mutual education,” she added.

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