G7 Ambassadors welcome healthcare reform in Ukraine

18:30, 23 October 2017
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The G7 ambassadors welcome the adoption of the healthcare reform by the Verkhovna Rada and look forward to its swift enactment, according to a statement published on the official website of the Italian Embassy in Ukraine.

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"We welcome the adoption in the Rada of the healthcare reform bill and look forward to its swift enactment. This legislation is a significant step forward and is designed to ensure better healthcare provision for all Ukrainians, achieve efficient primary to tertiary health care, and eradicate corruption," the statement says.

Read alsoUkrainian army to get 40 medical Humvees from U.S. in October"This achievement is just the first step and there is much work to do to ensure full implementation. It will be important to ensure that sufficient funding is allocated to the healthcare sector and that the necessary support is provided to the Ministry of Health. The G7 will continue to support reform in Ukraine," the ambassadors said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, on October 19, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted government-submitted bill No. 6327 "On state financial guarantees for the provision of medical services and medicines."

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