Russia plans on injecting extra $16 billion in healthcare
This article was originally published in Scrip
Russia's health minister Tatiana Golikova has confirmed that the government will allocate Rb24 billion ($780 million) for upgrading information technologies in healthcare as part of three investments aimed at raising standards in national healthcare totalling an estimated Rb460 billion ($16 billion). The investments have all been included in the recent bill on mandatory health insurance (OMI) (scripintelligence.com, 18 June 2010).
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