Poll: 38% of US residents refused treatment because of high prices

The share of Americans whose relatives or they themselves are forced to refuse treatment of diseases due to significant costs rose to 38 percent last year, which was a record value for all 22 years of observation, according to the results of a sociological survey conducted by Gallup, RIA Novosti reports Photo: The survey data also shows that the number of such Americans increased by 12 percentage points in just a year. The indicator was the highest in 22 years of observations ...

USA , medicine

About 15 anticancer drugs registered in Belarus over past decade

... facility producing high-tech anticancer medicines operates in Belarus, and these ... production line is being prepared. Medicines of the 2nd and 3rd ... ’ needs with regard to the medicines we produce. If registered beyond ...

national academy of sciences , drugs , medicine , cancer

WSJ: era of expensive drugs begins in the world

... of expensive drugs has arrived: medicines priced in the millions of ...

Medicine , drugs

Expert explains difference between Belarusian and Western approaches to medical care

In Belarus, people receive high-quality medical care for free regardless of their social status and financial situation, while, in the West, money plays a key role in this sphere – as noted by political expert Aleksandr Shpakovsky in his talk with Alfa Radio As the expert recalled, citizens in the West have health insurance, but the latter fails to always cover the costs. “Meanwhile, qualified medical care, including the most complex surgical operations, are offered free of charge in Belarus. ...

shpakovsky , healthcare , opinion , medicine , Belarus

Gryzlov: Belarus, Russia able to replace Western technologies with their own

Belarus and Russia are capable of replacing Western technologies with their own – as stated by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Belarus, Boris Gryzlov, at a meeting of the joint board of the two states’ healthcare ministries, BelTA reports "We can master ourselves the technologies that we used to purchase or receive from the West. We understand this,” Mr. Gryzlov said. According to the diplomat, import substitution is carried out ...

medicine , healthcare , gryzlov

Great Stone Park to establish production of medical equipment

Representatives of Chinese manufacturers of medical equipment have paid a visit to the China-Belarus Great Stone Industrial Park – as reported in the Park’s press service Photo: The executives and representatives of Shanghai Electric Medical Group, Meddivant Medical Instrument and Nielinuo Medical Instrument have met with the Park’s Administration and Industrial Park Development Company. During the meetings, the parties agreed on the phased establishment of the facilities ...

Great Stone Park , Belarus , China , medicine

Russian scientists developed VR simulator for cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Scientists from the Sechenov University joined VRT software specialists to develop a VR simulator to practice the skills of performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation. As reported by TASS , such training will reduce the number of errors by 40 percent. Photo: "Joint work of the Sechenov University and the VRT company has resulted in creation of a VR simulator for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It provides medical first aid skills in situations as close to real as possible, ...

scientists , russia , virtual reality , medicine

Centre for treatment of children with congenital maxillofacial deformities established in Vitebsk

A regional centre aimed to provide medical care to patients with congenital maxillofacial deformities has been established on the basis of the Vitebsk Regional Children's Clinical Hospital, the Vitebsk State Medical University reports One in a thousand children in Belarus is born with congenital maxillofacial deformities, and their treatment requires specialised comprehensive medical care, including the efforts of different specialists – such as neonatologists, paediatricians, maxillofacial ...

rehabilitation , medicine , children

Belarusian medicines registered in Cuba

First Belarusian medicines have been registered in the ... requirements for quality control of medicines and, accordingly, increase the efficiency ...

healthcare , drugs , medicine , cuba , agreement , belarus

Belarusian cut diamonds

... own needs for many critical medicinal positions. Our drugs successfully compete ... . Most of these are patent medicines. The copyright holder does not ... to some external factors these medicines are not supplied to the ... more than 1800 types of medicines of various pharmacotherapeutic groups. Over ...

Belarus , economy , biotechnology , nuclear energy , space , medicine , electric transport , weapons

Belmedpreparaty working over new anticancer drug production

... . The current production of such medicines is one hundred percent loaded ... new modern production of anticancer medicines,” Ms. Yakubitskaya said.

belmedpreparaty , medicine

In the rhythm of the heart

For 20 years, our country has made a breakthrough in cardiology and cardiac surgery For the past five years, the Republican Scientific and Practical Centre ‘Cardiology’ has been carrying about 50 transplants a year. Based on 1 million population, this is 5 times more than, for example, in Russia, Poland or Germany. In addition, completely new techniques have now appeared that are not so radical, but act as a surgical bridge to the future of heart transplantation. They are minimally invasive. ...

medicine , cardiology , cardiac surgery

Kochanova: pharmaceutical branch identified as a breakthrough point for Belarus’ industry growth

... in the supply of Belarusian medicines to foreign markets. “Enterprises had ... and produce new pharmaceuticals and medicines. A task was set then ... : more than 50 percent of medicines should be produced domestically. This ... monitor the entire market of medicines and produce what we need ... conditions for registration of our medicines. This process is sometimes delayed ... depends on their work, which medicines will go into the pharmacy ...

kochanova , industry , medicine

About 700 endovascular surgeries performed annually in Minsk

Every year, about 500-700 endovascular procedures and about 400-500 open surgeries are performed at the Republican Research and Practical Centre for Paediatric Surgery – as informed by the Centre’s Director, Konstantin Drozdovsky, in his talk with the Belarus 1 TV channel Photo: video screenshot Belarus has been among the global leaders in providing medical assistance to children with heart pathologies for two decades. “Until 2012, about 700 children underwent an open-heart surgery here [at the ...

belarus , doctors , medicine

Exercises to respond to epidemic threat to be held in Union State

The Union State will host international training exercises on rapid response to a common epidemiological threat using mobile laboratories – as reported by Belarus’ Healthcare Ministry in its Telegram channel A venue has been chosen: the Republican Centre for Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health. The exercises will be attended by employees of the Russian Research Anti-Plague Institute Microbe of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing. In ...

union state , excercises , medicine

Exports of Belarus’ medical services up 2-3 times

According to Belarus’ Deputy Healthcare Minister, Boris Androsyuk, introduction of a visa-free entry regime for citizens of the neighbouring countries has produced a positive result in the post-COVID period “Exports of services have increased significantly: foreigners are actively coming to Belarus for medical care, especially from the neighbouring EU states. Their flow has increased 2-3 times and, judging by reviews, the services are provided at a high level. Belarus’ prices are lower than in ...

medicine , exports , modernisation

Kochanova: no other country pays so much attention to social sphere development

A modernised angiography room with the latest high-tech equipment has opened today at Minsk’s city hospital No. 2, with honourable guests attending the solemn event: Chairperson of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly Natalya Kochanova, Assistant to the President and Inspector for Minsk Aleksandr Barsukov, Healthcare Minister Dmitry Pinevich, Chairman of the Minsk City Executive Committee Vladimir Kukharev, and Chairperson of the Minsk City Executive Committee’s Health Committee ...

kochanova , medicine

Lukashenko: oncology centre needs to be set up in Grodno Region

Until recently, Grodno remained the only regional centre in Belarus that did not have an oncology clinic. Meanwhile, a decision was made to build it, and a large construction site is now located near city hospital No. 3. During his today’s meeting with the Chairman of the Grodno Regional Executive Committee, Vladimir Karanik, the President asked the Governor to report on the progress in constructing an oncology clinic in the city. The decision to build it was made two years ago, and Mr. Karanik ...

Lukashenko , medicine

Lukashenko: best foreign practices need to be applied in Belarus

... equipment, and on supplies of medicines.

Lukashenko , medicine , healthcare

Belarus’ Healthcare Ministry: office for digital health to appear in the country

An office for digital health will appear in Belarus on the basis of the Republican Scientific and Practical Centre for Medical Technologies, Informatisation, Management and Health Economics – as reported by the Ofitsialny Minzdrav Telegram channel Photo: The digital health office will carry out information support and support of the state policy in the field of healthcare informatisation and digitalisation, create and maintain up to date unified reference books and classifiers ...

Belarus , medicine

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