A year after the signing of the agreement between Ukraine and the European Union on Ukraine's participation in the EU4Health program, the Ministry of Health submitted applications for participation in 9 projects. The European Union, within the framework of the EU4Health program, allocates more than
€4.6 million for healthcare projects.
The European Commission has approved Ukraine's participation in them and confirmed more than €4.6 million in total funding for their implementation. More about the projects: https://moz.gov.ua/article/news/evrosojuz-vidiljae-ukraini-ponad-46-mln-evro-na-proekti-u-sferi-ohoroni-zdorov%e2%80%99ja-v-ramkah-programi-eu4health?fbclid=IwAR17GZS92tcYcrzKun-smrevK9ZKOggwxwGdQX4wBRF3b7yoprVdcyC8_ko
During a joint meeting of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, the Public Health Center of Ukraine, regional Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization Ukraine, Ihor Kuzin said:
"Implementation of disease prevention projects in communities is a priority for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP)."
By the end of the year, the heads of regional centers for disease control and prevention have set key goals:
· implement projects to prevent noncommunicable diseases, such as strokes and diabetes."
But without active cooperation, motivation and stimulation of the family doctor, who is offered to engage in prevention, it is impossible to really change the situation. How to include prevention in the package of guaranteed services
The medical guarantee program includes 42 packages of medical services. Each of them has a clearly defined list of services that the state guarantees to the patient free of charge. There are packages for such areas of medical care.
· Diagnosis and treatment of oncological diseases.
· Treatment of strokes and heart attacks.
· Palliative care.
Is such a package planned for medical guarantees of free services for patients with diabetes? APPLY TO THE NHSU WITH A PROPOSAL TO INCLUDE PREVENTION IN THE PACKAGE OF GUARANTEED SERVICES
NCDs (non-communicable chronic diseases) are known to kill 41 million annually.
77% of these deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries.
Is such a package planned for medical guarantees of free services for patients with diabetes? OBESITY
is a major risk factor for NCDs, one of the biggest health crises facing the world today, Nearly 1 billion people are living with the disease. We need to change that.
According to the criteria of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), central obesity is diagnosed in adult Europeans based on a waist circumference of ≥ 80 cm and ≥ 94 cm in women and men, respectively. A significantly increased risk of metabolic complications is found in women with a waist circumference ≥ 88 cm and in men with a waist circumference ≥ 102 cm.