The state Duma adopted in the II reading the draft on the extension of the responsibilities of patients with tuberculosis

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in photobacteria of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. Archival photoThe state Duma adopted in the II reading the draft on the extension of the responsibilities of patients with tuberculosis© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

The state Duma at additional plenary session on Wednesday has accepted in the second reading the draft law about the responsibilities of patients with tuberculosis to comply with sanitary and anti-epidemic regime and to pass the corresponding examination.

The draft amendments to the Federal law «On prevention of TB spread in the Russian Federation» was submitted to the state Duma in 2014, the State Assembly of Bashkortostan Republic.

The document proposes to require persons with suspected tuberculosis to be held in the doctor’s medical examinations and preventive measures, including taking medication. Under the project, the person must be under the supervision of a medical anti-tuberculosis organizations, and to observe the frequency of inspections.

Persons with tuberculosis are required to undergo treatment prescribed by your doctor, follow the treatment plan, including specific on the period of their temporary disability; and to comply with the rules of behavior of patients in medical organizations of TB during treatment in such organizations.

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