The state Duma adopted in the first reading the bill limiting the age of the doctors

© Fotolia / rogerphotoВрачиThe state Duma adopted in the first reading the bill limiting the age of the doctors© Fotolia / rogerphoto

The state Duma adopted in the first reading a bill to set the age limit of 65 years for replacement of posts of heads and Deputy heads of the state and municipal medical organizations.

«The bill proposes to set the age limit for the recruitment of managers and zamrukovoditelja state or municipal medical organizations. Such positions may take individuals not older than 65 years regardless of the time of concluding the employment contracts,» — said in the explanatory note.

It is clarified that the persons holding these positions and have reached the age of 65 years are transferred with their written consent to other positions corresponding to their qualifications.

The term of office of the head of the state or municipal medical organization may be extended to 70 years by the founder on the performance of the General meeting (conference) of employees of the organization.

The head of the state or municipal medical organization may extend the period of tenure of the Deputy until they reach the age of 70 in the manner prescribed by the Charter of the medical organization.

Previously, the trade Union of workers of health of the Russian Federation were strongly against the introduction of an age limit for chief physicians and their deputies, since the bill could lead only to corruption growth in this area.

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