The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, in the framework of pursuing the policy of improving the quality of healthcare, expresses the commitment to complete construction of main regional hospitals as well as regional medical centers and a network of cardiology centers as soon as possible. Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman stated while touring the construction site of the first phase of the new surgical complex of the Vinnytsia Regional Clinical Hospital named after M.I. Pirogov.
"We have to finish necessary hospital facilities, such as a perinatal center in Lviv, hospitals in Volyn and Ternopil, this hospital in Vinnytsia, in Kyiv, plus a network of cardiology centers... I want to ensure the completion of construction activities to launch operation of the hospitals," said Volodymyr Groysman, "Hence, it is the challenge for medical staffs to hold tenders, to buy the best equipment," said Volodymyr Groysman.
He stressed that the Government stands ready to consider the possibility of co-financing the construction, in particular from the resource of the State Regional Development Fund planned to become in 2018 a powerful tool of Gov’t aid to the regions.
Vinnytsia Regional Clinical Hospital named after M.I. Pirogov is one of the oldest medical institutions in Ukraine. Now the Hospital contains 20 inpatient departments, including 12 surgical departments, a policlinic, and the like. The hospital is the base for 12 departments of the Vinnytsia National Pirogov Memorial Medical University. Construction of the first phase of a new surgical complex with the total funding exceeding UAH 700 million will increase the capacity of the hospital and expand the range of its services. From the total funding the sum worth UAH 300 million has already been spent for the construction activities, including UAH 100 million as the financial resource allocated directly by the Cabinet of Ministers for the purchase of equipment.