In a pandemic COVID-19 state Duma deputies appealed to the government with a request to tighten control over traditional healers and shamans. The Deputy of “United Russia” Victor Zubarev has appealed to Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova with the proposal to strengthen control measures for such persons and, jointly with the lower house to establish a working group on the development of professional standards for such medical services, or completely disable them, write “news”.
In his letter Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova Zubarev reports that on the background of the pandemic COVID-19 in Russia, expands the scope of “okolomatocnah consulting”. As noted in the document, particularly comfortable traditional healers feel on the Internet.
“The tools provided online, the most secured players of the informal sector. In addition to providing paid consultations in the absence of legal relations, in the same way the sales of relevant goods to customers: herbs, tinctures, charms, amulets, author of the invention. The result is a wide market where the turnover of products of dubious quality”, — stated in the text of the letter.
The Deputy also refers to the study of international development center of youth initiatives “Generation of Rights”, where monitor this situation and recorded a significant increase in the number of such traditional healers in the last month.
“In this regard, it is important to note that the legislative rules governing these informal branch of medicine, procedures of inspection and control not match the pace of growth and renewal this niche market. Certification by Rosstandart services of psychologists, healers, practitioners of alternative medicine and esoteric, which are voluntary, are not all individuals,” — said Viktor Zubarev, offering also be introduced for such persons increased taxation.
“Under the broad canopy of coronavirus gathered the sellers of amulets, potions, charms, saving from COVID-19. It’s healers, medicine men, herbalist, parascientific experts, even the wise men and shamans. Unfortunately, that niche is “fake” proposals responded to request alarmed the population, — said the head of the international development centre of youth initiatives “Generation of Rights” Andrey Andreev.