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For the treatment of citizens of Ukraine abroad in budget for 2018 it is necessary to provide an additional 302 million UAH. This became known at a briefing on the sidelines of the parliament stated People's Deputy of Ukraine , member of the faction Batkivschyna Valery Dubil, who initiated the relevant bill number 8035, Ukrainski novyny reported.
«For now more than two weeks in tents live relatives and friends who are waiting for funds and expect an answer from the Ministry of Health to treat their relatives and friends abroad», report said.
At the same time it is noted that for treatment of 208 Ukrainians abroad in 2017 628 million UAH were allocated, and in 2018 only 389 million UAH was allocated for 226 patients.
Dubil stressed that in 2016 12 people died without waiting for the necessary treatment, 19 patients died in 2017, and seven people have lost their lives since the beginning of this year, three of them were children.
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