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16 March 2023, 09:00

Golovchenko: Health services should remain accessible, of high quality

Roman Golovchenko
Roman Golovchenko

MINSK, 16 March (BelTA) – Public health managers at all levels should make sure that people have access to high-quality medical care, Belarus' Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said at the collegium of the Healthcare Ministry on 15 March, BelTA learned from the press service of the government.

“The responsibility of public health authorities at all levels is to make sure that healthcare services remain accessible and of high quality. In our fairly compact country, it is possible to build an optimal, reasonable and convenient system of health care delivery regardless of the place of residence of a particular person,” the prime minister noted.

According to Roman Golovchenko, construction of healthcare facilities and their provision with high-tech equipment should be adequate to healthcare needs of each specific region, including taking into account the demographic situation. “The ultimate goal is improving health and increasing life expectancy of the population,” the head of government stressed.

According to Roman Golovchenko, today it is particularly important to set priorities and distribute available resources correctly, and to ensure the stable operation of the healthcare sector, which has always been and will be under close scrutiny. Hence the number of assessments, opinions and demands for the highest possible result.

“I am sure that you will be able to do this. On the part of the government, I am ready to provide all the necessary support to improve the efficiency of the healthcare system, the quality of public health system. On behalf of the government, I want to express gratitude to healthcare workers who fulfilled and are fulfilling their professional duty with utmost dedication and professionalism,” the prime minister added.

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