Numerous events have been carried out throughout the country timed for the 14th of November – the International Day to Combat Diabetes. Doctors and volunteers have again reminded the simplest rules for prevention and treatment of diabetes.
It has become a tradition with the national system of healthcare in recent years to introduce advanced technologies with the opening of every new clinic.
Anti influenza vaccine production has been launched in Uzbekistan. This will enable the country to increase the vaccination coverage up to the levels recommended by the World Health Organization, according to experts.
In accordance with a law adopted on 12 September 2006 at the initiative of the country’s First President Islam Karimov “On establishing Medical Workers’ Day in the Republic of Uzbekistan”, Medical Workers’ Day is widely celebrated in this country on the second Sunday of November every year.
“Hygienic requirements for organization of nutrition of sports schools students” sanitary rules and norms have been introduced for the first time in Uzbekistan.
Reanimobiles were transferred to district and city medical associations of the Fergana region in the framework of the project “Health-3”.
The Acting President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev has signed a Resolution ‘On measures on further improvement of public provision of medicines and medical products.’
Uzbekistan for the first time has introduced the sanitary rules and hygienic standards ‘Hygienic requirements for the nutrition of children in sports schools.’
Previously, parents raising children with disabilities had two ways: to take after them independently, to send them to Muruvvat Nursing Houses for children with disabilities. Now it turns possible to use the services of day care groups.
The Ministry of Health involves private clinics in the public provision of a wider range of high-tech surgical procedures using minimally invasive methods of treatment as well as treatment and prevention of a wide range of diseases.
The Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan is taking steps to optimize the network of medical institutions involved in the formation of a healthy lifestyle.
Further gradual upgrade and introduction of new staff standards for employees will be made according to the schedule for 2016-2018.
The Ministry of Health is working on setting up new clinics aimed at the improvement of medical assistance to families and children.
From 2011 to 2015, the number of hospital beds in Uzbekistan decreased from 139,800 to 129,800. New reductions will continue until 2020. True, this will be related solely to anti-tuberculosis service. Will there be enough hospital beds for all those in need of them?
The Republican Cardiology Center is taking steps to improve the accuracy of patient examinations before prescribing the treatment with the help of modern high-tech methods of diagnosis.
The project to create new outpatient clinics is aimed at further strengthening of medical care for families and children.
The Ministry of Health will develop the Regulations on the arrangement of mixed financing of medical institutions of healthcare system.
The Ministry of Healthcare has supported domestic pharmaceutical manufacturers. Effective December 26, 2016 the drug stores will start working in compliance with recommendations according to which domestic products will have to be offered first.
The Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan continues to increase in the proportion of hospital beds and the throughput capacity of medical institutions financed by the revenue of medical services for a fee. Some medical institutions by 2020 will pass to full self-financing.
The increase of pay-beds and expansion of day hospitals is taking place due to the reduction in the proportion of hospital beds maintained by the budget.