Legal supply of primary health care reformation based on the family medicine in Ukraine


  • Yu.V. Voronenko Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Kyiv, Ukraine,
  • O.G. Shekera Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Kyiv, Ukraine; International Public Organization "International Association "Health of Society", Kyiv, Ukraine,
  • V.I. Tkachenko Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Kyiv, Ukraine,



legal documents, primary care, family medicine, medical education


Background. The national task of Ukraine is strengthening the health of the population of Ukraine and the strategy for the development of the health care system driven by the accelerated evolution of civilization processes. Primary care on the principles of family medicine plays a decisive role in solving the problems of public health and reducing the prevalence of risk factors, introducing modern strategies for preventing chronic non-communicable diseases and developing a healthy lifestyle. Materials and methods. The method of the system approach of analysis was used for studying the legal acts. Results. The basis of the regulatory framework in the field of health care is the Constitution of Ukraine, the Fundamentals of Healthcare Legislation of Ukraine, and other regulatory acts. The article represents the stages of reforming primary care during the 21st century, analyzes the regulatory legal acts developed during this period by Ministry of Health of Ukraine and the Parliament of Ukraine. For the effective development of primary care based on the principles of family medicine, the scientific and pedagogical staff of the Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education in cooperation with other specialists developed Low of Ukraine No. 6634 dated June 22, 2017 “About Primary Health Care Based on the Principles of Family Medicine”. Conclusions. Thus, in modern conditions, new challenges have arisen for the strengthening of preventive services. They are increasing the availability and quality of medical care, improving primary care, staffing, modernizing infrastructure and ensuring equity in health care. The existing problems of health care are not easy to solve. They have a multidimensional complex nature, which necessitates the updating of health policy, the development and implementation of new strategies and programs.


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