the Initiative group, which included doctors, medical experts and philanthropists, called on Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova and the head of the Ministry of health of Michael Murashko to take urgent measures for the protection of doctors working with infected with the coronavirus.

according to RBC, the members of the group sent Golikova and Murashko letter, which stated the need to provide physicians with PPE before you start the second wave of the epidemic COVID-19. To date, the appeal says, in Russian hospitals there is a shortage of medical masks.

in addition, the initiators of the appeal urged to amend the procedure for the purchase of protective equipment, since the current system during the epidemic of “paralyse the health system”. All this must be done until the fall, when the expected new wave of the incidence of coronavirus, the letter notes.

the statement was signed by 28 people, including the President of the Association of manufacturers of personal protective equipment Vladimir Kotov, Director of the Institute of health Economics HSE Larisa Popovich.

Earlier, the Director of the medical charity Fund “the First Day” Cyril Oil said that the demand for personal protective equipment for doctors will increase. He also noted that the country has not solved the problem is not only shortage of personal protective equipment, and other medical products.

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