RURAL HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE IN UKRAINE: PROBLEMS OF PRESERVATION AND DEVELOPMENTJournal: Academic Bulletin "Economics and Region" (Vol.3, No. 46)
Publication Date: 2014-07-02
Authors : T. Zaiats; H. Krayevska;
Page : 57-61
Keywords : health protection infrastructure; rural areas; predictive estimation; health care reform.;
The main directions of social and economic policy in the context of tasks on health infrastructure development in UkraТne’s rural areas should be focused on protecting the constitutional rights of every citizen, overcoming significant limitations of its development due to high costs at low financial self-sufficiency of rural communities. It is socially important to provide an appropriate level of health care for rural inhabitants by strengthening the social responsibility of communities, economic entities and local government bodies in improving the quality and accessibility of services. Thus, the development of health care infrastructure in rural areas needs improvement of financial capacity of local communities through creation of adjacent funding, strengthening control over the funds discharged as a result of the reorganization of these institutions, development of transport and infrastructure. Significant potential to implement progressive reforms in this area includes changes in strategic directions of medical sphere development with its increasing preventive direction, improving management and its transformation according to the main causes of morbidity, direct enhancing of health care service mobility. Structural and functional changes in the rural social infrastructure should be carried out through wide discussion and agreement with the public and the appropriate information support.
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