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Putin: All changes in public health services should be gradual and weighed

the public health services System should help with Russia to citizens as it is possible to save longer health, instead of to wait, when the person will seriously be ill, head of the government Vladimir Putin at meeting concerning public health services upgrade has declared on Wednesday.

the public health services System should provide effective preventive maintenance of diseases, help citizens as it is possible to save longer the health, instead of to wait, when the person will seriously be ill, and only then to start it to treat - Putin has declared.

He has urged to exclude inefficient expenses and to achieve concentration of resources in system of obligatory medical insurance. it is necessary to be defined and with the list of the services, which citizens should receive free of charge - the prime minister - the minister has told.

Into this list, as he said, should enter All necessary procedures from diagnostics of diseases before their treatment and rehabilitation and standards of work of hospitals and polyclinics should be constructed on the basis of the advanced technologies .

Irrespective of the place of residence and level of incomes of the citizen it is necessary to provide its right to reception of qualitative medical services, the prime minister has underlined.

It is necessary to aspire to lower territorial disproportions in financing and, accordingly, in availability of rendered medical aid - Putin has added, has specified that the problem of full unification is not present, because cost of materials and services in different regions objectively differs.

Certainly, all planned changes in such sensitive branch as public health services, should be gradual and weighed to consider interests of all interested parties - authorities of regions and municipalities, medical workers, but first of all, of course, citizens - quotes Putin Interfax .