AKIPRESS.COM - Cabinet of Mongolia discussed bills to amend laws on Fiscal Stability, 2021 Budget Framework Statement, Budget Assumptions for 2022-2023, State Budget for 2021, Budget of Social Insurance Fund for 2021 as well as other related laws, and decided to submit them to the Parliament.
Additional funding of over MNT 700 billion will be allocated to the health sector, according to the bills. Salaries of doctors and medical staff working in the ‘red zone’ will be raised by 50 percent, aside of increasing the cost of medicine required for the treatment of COVID-19 patients, Montsame reports.
It is planned to grant monetary incentives of MNT 2 million to each of 13 thousand doctors and medical staff working in the ‘red zone,’ and MNT 1 million to each of 19.5 thousand workers of the health sector.
MNT 61 billion will be also spent on making reserves of essential reagents for molecular and biological analysis, diagnosing devices and antiviral drugs, MNT 110 billion -- preparing additional beds as well as MNT 3.7 billion -- the salaries of resident doctors.