The opportunity to receive free vaccination at a private medical facility may receive from the residents of Russia starting from 1 January 2021. This should be submitted to the state Duma amendments for the second reading of the bill, which amends the law “About immunoprofilaktike infectious diseases”, writes TASS.
The author of the amendments were made by the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on social policy Tatiana Kusano. The explanatory note says that at the present time, all rights and obligations to conduct immunization is vested solely in the organization of state and municipal health systems.
The authors of the bill specify that the drugs and money for vaccination are sent only in state clinics, although “in fact, the medical help and services citizens receive in medical institutions of any legal form, involved in the implementation of the territorial program of compulsory medical insurance”. To solve this problem, local authorities are trying to oblige to carry out preventive vaccination all health facilities, including private clinics, stated in the explanatory Memorandum.
The immunization schedule includes vaccination against hepatitis b, Haemophilus influenzae, pneumococcal infection, influenza, diphtheria, whooping cough, measles, rubella, polio, tetanus, tuberculosis, epidemic parotitis (mumps). Vaccination calendar epidemic indications also provides vaccination against diseases like rabies, typhoid, varicella, tick-borne viral encephalitis, meningococcal disease, anthrax, tularemia, cholera, plague.