Minister of health Michael Murashko has urged doctors to call patients with chronic non-communicable diseases and, if necessary, to remotely specify their treatment. This is necessary to maintain the medical care availability and reduction of contacts of patients when visiting clinics.
“In the current environment it is important to ensure the availability of routine medical care for patients with chronic non-communicable diseases. Outpatient care for patients with chronic non-communicable diseases needs to be proactive – the doctors need to call patients to clarify their health and adjust if necessary, the therapy remotely to minimize contact when visiting the clinic” – leads TASS words of the ant.
The Minister also said that patients with cancer chemotherapy should not be interrupted.
Another important issue according to Murashko is the correct organization of work of medical workers in order to minimize the risk of infection with novel coronavirus infection.
“It is important to organize the protection of medical personnel and patients in health care organizations. Healthcare workers should minimize contact outside medical organizations to eliminate the possibility of infection. To ensure the safety of health workers in polyclinics should be provided with a mask mode. Should be regular testing of health workers,” – said the Minister.