President of Turkmenistan makes a decision on additional benefits to health workers

President of Turkmenistan makes a decision on additional benefits to health workers

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov speaking during Halk Maslahaty meeting thanked health workers of Turkmenistan for selfless work during the difficult epidemiological situation in the region and the world.

According to him, from the first days of the spread of COVID-19, the work to ensure provision of basic medical supplies free of charge that help boost human’s immune system has been organized in the country. The head of state noted that prophylactic medical examination of population and other necessary measures are taken to improve the immune status of people.

“At the state level, a plan to ensure preparedness for counteraction and response to this acute infectious disease has been adopted. The Plan of operational socio-economic measures to counter the pandemic was also approved,” Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasized.

He said that one of the important directions now is to encourage medical workers in the fight against this infection. The head of state said that he would sign a decree, authorizing the provision of additional benefits to health specialists.

In addition, the Turkmen leader noted the necessity to develop a new edition of the State Program “Health”.

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