In Yugra before the end of the year plans to purchase more than 110 ambulances

© RIA Novostima help. Archival photoIn Yugra before the end of the year plans to purchase more than 110 ambulances© RIA Novosti

Authorities Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous district plans to acquire 112 new ambulances before the end of 2018, said Thursday the regional Department of health.

«Upgrading the fleet of ambulances currently in Yugra: 53 car has already been purchased and placed at the disposal of healthcare organizations. Until the end of the year no less than 112 vehicles», — stated in the message.

In particular, two new all-wheel drive car has arrived earlier in the Soviet district hospital, said daskale. They are fully equipped with necessary medical equipment: ECG, monitor, defibrillator, blood glucose meter, a machine for artificial lung ventilation, anesthesia apparatus, as well as the traditional ambulance transport stretcher, resuscitation and obstetric kits.

The Department explained that the funds for the purchase of cars allocated from the budget of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug in the framework of the state program of healthcare development.

The government of Yugra in early September made adjustments to the regional budget for the current year, reducing the deficit tripled, from 23 billion to 7 billion, and increasing the expenditure of the County Treasury. So, for health care were allocated more than 4 billion rubles.

Commenting on the amendments to the financial document, the head of the region Natalia Komarova stressed that part of these funds — «a powerful investment in the health sector», including those necessary for the development of material-technical base, equipping with modern ambulances in accordance with Federal regulations.

Other news from the region read here >>