decentralization reform that was launched 3 years ago on the initiative of
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has proved to be one of the most significant
reform in the country. As a result the local budgets have
obtained the sum worth dozens billions hryvnyas in revenues. This was stated by
Prime Minister Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman on air of the Ukraine television
channel on Sunday.
proud to have direct relevance to the aforesaid reform, which was started in
2014 when I had joined the first Government of Arseniy Yatsenyuk after the Revolution
of Dignity. I came to embark on this reform .This is perhaps the only highly
beneficial reform that yields result and have positive impact on a healthcare
reform, in particular", underlined the Prime Minister.
Groysman noted that due to the decentralization process local budgets possessed
dozens billions hryvnyas in revenues. Hence, local budget funds should be
directed to ensure a better quality of life of citizens, he accentuated.
framework of the reform, the Government engages in the change of system of
financing the healthcare sector.”We want to invest in a quality medical service
instead of financing walls of hospital”, explained Volodymyr Groysman.
In fact, this
year the Government plans to build 13 cardiac centres,
thereby improving access of Ukrainian citizens to quality cardiovascular
April, there will be launched a process of providing free medicines for chronic
patients with heart diseases, bronchial asthma and diabetes type II.
The Head of
the Government stressed a medical insurance component proves its extreme importance
for citizens these days.
“We offer an
initiative: we won’t impose additional taxes on Ukrainians. We can change the
system of funding and direct the resource to provide insurance for each citizen
of Ukraine. It is of utmost importance with regard to the quality of services”,
“I want to ensure
welfare of the Ukrainian citizens, but we can achieve that only through hard
system work”, summed up the Prime Minister.