How to limit "free" medical services efficiently

Read in our article how different countries solve the dilemma between the growing needs in medical services and limited state financial resources.

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Medical education in the USA: difficult and expensive training and profitable job

It is hard to overestimate the importance of the training for medical workers. At the same time the level of practical knowledge and skills of the medical university graduates is getting worse from year to year. Educational medical programs not connected with the real life result into thousands of future doctors with low level of training and qualification. For this reason reform of the medical education system is a prerequisite of reforming Ukrainian medicine according to Western models, that is being so widely discussed now.

What are the differences between medical education in the USA and Ukraine and what can be borrowed from the American model in preparing medical professionals – read in our article.

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Australian medical model: available, effective and of a good quality

Australian health care system is recognized to be one of the most successful in the world. Efficiency of the system is secured by the combination of state and private medical service providers and by the structure of funding of medical services in Australia.

In our article you will read about the importance of the primary health care stage, new models of health care system organization and how Australians found smart balance for distribution of resources between the citizens.

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Welcome to Ukraine, the most corrupt nation in Europe

«Welcome to Ukraine, the most corrupt nation in Europe» by Oliver Bullough published in The Guardian on February 6, 2015 is very well worth reading. It is about corruption in the Ukrainian health sector. Follow the link and enjoy!

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Primary Care Reform: Much noise, little change

Since 2010 Ukraine has begun to implement a state healthcare reform initiative, in particular actively targeting the development of primary care facilities on a trial basis in the Vinnyts, Dnipropetrovsk, and Donetsk regions, as well as the city of Kiev.

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