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Ukraine to start introducing insurance-based healthcare system in spring of 2010

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Nov. 24, 2009, 4:05 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine
Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko wants to start introducing a public healthcare system based on health insurance in the spring of 2010. "There is a need to reform the whole system of healthcare, and starting from spring next year, I believe, we will begin the fundamental reform of this system, basing it on medical insurance," Tymoshenko said at a meeting with the representatives of the World Health Organization in Kyiv on Nov. 24.
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