The reform of the health system, in particular, improving the quality of service, equipment modernization in the Ukrainian medical institutions, as well as introduction of modern methods of treatment will increase the flow of medical tourists to Ukraine, the President of the Ukrainian Association of medical tourism Violetta Yanyshevskaya.

“If we are able to provide quality services to a decent standard, including the service, to attract modern equipment and to introduce modern methods of treatment, for which our citizens go abroad, then, of course, our medical facilities will become competitive in the international arena and, accordingly, we can expect a significant increase in medical tourist traffic in Ukraine”, – she said during a press conference in Agency “Interfax-Ukraine”.

Currently, the Verkhovna Rada registered a number of bills aimed at reforming the health care system, in particular, government bills No . 6327 on the state financial guarantees for providing medical services and medicines bill No. 6604 on amendments to the Budget code of Ukraine regarding provision of state financial guarantees the provision of medical services and pharmaceuticals.

Besides, along with several alternative parliamentary draft laws developed by the relevant Committee of the Council – on the organization of medical care (No. 7065), on the fundamentals of state health policy (No. 2409)