Rus News Journal

For struggle against a narcotism and alcoholism will spend 323 million roubles

the Deputy director of department Minzdravsotsrazvitija of the Russian Federation Elena Viskova has declared that within the limits of the national project Health in 2011 from the federal budget it is allocated 323 million roubles for the program on decrease in consumption of drugs, alcohol and tobacco.

On it informs RIA Novosti news agency.

next year, according to the director of national centre of science of narcology of Minzdravsotsrazvitija of the Russian Federation Evgenii Koshkinoj, will be allocated more means for these purposes as 26 regions will join the program already.

Thus responsibility for realisation of actions lays down on subjects of federation. Ministry of Health allocates money only when the subject, its governor, guarantees allocation of 40 % against this sum in support of that which is given by federation - she has told.

Many subjects of Russia actively join in financing if they have such possibility, has noted Koshkina. In Tatarstan, for example, very good financing, very good support, there powerful and strong (narcological) service - she has told.

Koshkina has added that in some regions it is necessary to build new narcoclinics. It has cited as an example Krasnodar where the clinic is in an apartment house. Thus according to the law, in premises to render medical aid it is forbidden, it has reminded. Accordingly it is necessary to search for other area under medical institution, and these are additional expenses both monetary, and time.

According to Federal Agency of control over drug trafficking, in Russia it is registered about 2,5 million addicts. Some experts consider that this figure can reach and 4 million The quantity of alcoholics can reach 20 million persons.