As Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasized, 25 years ago the State Program "Health" defined the key directions of development of the national healthcare system. During this time, a lot of work has been done in the country to transform the medical sector according to the WHO criteria.
The Turkmen leader highlighted the main successes in this area: reduction of infectious diseases, maternal and child illnesses, progress in promoting a healthy lifestyle, and providing the population with medicines produced in Turkmenistan. The head of state also emphasized the productive interaction in the field of medicine with other countries and international organizations.
The leader of the Turkmen nation announced the opening of a 130-bed International Burn Center and a Medical and Aesthetic Center in Ashgabat on the occasion of the Day of Health Workers and Medical Industry. The center will provide medical services according to the modern standards of treatment.
The presentation of the XII volume of "Medicinal Plants of Turkmenistan" encyclopedia by President Academician, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at the Ministry of Health was also timed to the holiday.
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov wished all employees of the healthcare system success in their work, family welfare and happiness. According to the presidential decree, the best workers received honorary titles and state awards.