The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved a resolution according to which, starting from September 1 it will increase wages for health sector workers.
“The wage of doctors is one of the lowest in Ukraine, which is unacceptable, especially in the conditions of a worsening epidemic. The draft act proposes, starting from July 1, the establishments of raises to wages for medical and other employees of medical institutions – doctors in the amount of 70% of the official wage, for specialists with basic higher and incomplete higher medical education in the amount of 50% of the minimum wage and to junior medical staff in the amount of 25% of the minimum wage,” Minister of Health Maksym Stepanov said.
“We will raise payments to all doctors in total by UAH 8 billion,” Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said. (Open4Business/Business World Magazine)