The head of department of health protection of the Nikolaev regional state administration Svetlana Hotina reported about results of activity of the sphere of health care for the first quarter 2009. As appears from the report, the Nikolaev area is provided with medical institutions better, than the European countries at least twice. But thus in hospitals of the Nikolaev area the obvious staff deficit, especially in rural areas is observed.
In structure of the general budget of the sphere of health protection in the Nikolaev area which in 2009 makes 657,53 million hryvnias, the prevailing part of money leaves for salaries to medics - 72,5%. And on medicines - 7,87%.
In the first quarter 2009 management of health protection carried out work on optimization of a network of medical institutions:
- it is reorganized into Troitsko's rural medical out-patient clinic - Safonovsky local hospital of the Kazankovsky area;
- the number of rural medical out-patient clinics in area increased to 98;
- the office of a hemodialysis of regional hospital on the basis of Voznesenskaya of the central regional hospital is opened.
As for socially dangerous diseases, to inhabitants of the Nikolaev area threaten, first of all, malignant new growths - 383,4 cases drop to 100 thousand of population. On the second place - diabetes, on the third - tuberculosis. The following in lists of the most widespread and the most dangerous - HIV, chronic alcoholic syndromes and drug addiction.
In structure of incidence of the population of area diseases of respiratory organs dominate - 41% of inhabitants of the Nikolaev area suffer from them. Also nikolayevets suffer from diseases of system of blood circulation, urinogenital system, infectious diseases, poisonings, new growths and others.