Sunday, August 10, 2008

Health Ministry allocates funds for flood-hit regions from epidemic fighting fund

With the aim of preventing from epidemic complications among the population that can emerge due to an emergency situation in the Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi, Trancarpathia, Lviv, Vinnytsia and Ternopil regions, the Health Ministry allocated a certain amount to each region from allocations provided for measures to fight epidemics. In particular, UAH 800 thousand was earmarked for the Ivano-Frankivsk region, UAH 851 thousand - for the Chernivtsi region, UAH 250 thousand - for the Trancarpathia region, UAH 400 thousand - for the Vinnytsia region, the Health Ministry press service told UKRINFORM.

According to the Ministry's order, the allocated funds will be spent according to the "Instructions on spending budget allocations on measures to fight epidemics, labor remuneration and payment of business trips for medical and other workers sent to fight epidemics".