The Government approved a number of decisions aimed at increasing social protection of people with disabilities, primarily in terms of provision of rehabilitation equipment as well as launch of a special service for transportation of people with special needs. The Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman presented crucial points of the decisions.
The Prime Minister stressed each transformation and reform encapsulate consequences that affect the lives of citizens. "Any change can affect live of citizens in the future. Today, we will make decisions that concern people who need more attention and help. We are talking about people with disabilities. It is necessary to provide them with high-quality orthopedic products and to ensure transportation of people in wheelchairs", Volodymyr Groysman emphasized.
He stressed Government decisions will allow people to choose rehabilitation equipment, depending on the needs and quality, as well as to purchase special vehicles, which will then be transferred to the local level for the development of the special transportation service network.
The Prime Minister stressed social protection and raising social standards are top issues on the agenda of the Government and emphasized the necessity to compare the said issues with the growth of the national economy.