Matvienko urged to engage in the reconstruction of children’s hospitals

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in fotoreceptor of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko prior to the meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the leadership of the Federation Council and State Duma of the Russian Federation. 25 Dec 2017Matvienko urged to engage in the reconstruction of children’s hospitals© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

Federation Council speaker Valentina Matviyenko has asked President Vladimir Putin to extend the program of reconstruction of the children’s clinics at children’s hospitals.

«In your demographic initiatives is a very important measure is to support children’s clinics. I would ask you to distribute this measure and children’s hospitals. The situation in children’s hospitals is very complex. 16% of children’s hospitals require either complex reconstruction or major repairs, or just in the demolition,» — said Matvienko at the meeting of the President with parliamentarians.

«On the occasion of children’s hospitals, you raised the question of how to engage us, not only children’s clinics, but also hospitals. Valentina, I’ve already talked about this, that we are talking about clinics and outpatient departments of hospitals for children,» — said Putin.

Matvienko said that we are talking about children’s hospitals, hospitals. «And hospitals are in poor condition really, Mr President», she explained.

«Well, then let’s see», — Putin promised.