The Supreme Council adopted the state program "Prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases in PMR for 2022–2026" in the second final reading. A new program for the republic was developed on behalf of the President and is designed for 5 years. Mortality from cardiovascular diseases is in the first place in Pridnestrovie as in many other countries of the world. The state program identifies measures that will increase the level of knowledge of the population in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and the influence of risk factors on their development, said the Chairman of the Committee on Social Policy and Health Sergei Cheban.
Particular attention is paid to the prevention and early diagnosis of heart pathologies. For example, if there is medical evidence for people over 40 years old, the doctor will be able to prescribe a free test to determine the fats and cholesterol in the blood. Such a comprehensive study will allow detecting a violation of lipid metabolism, thereby assessing the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases.
A phased purchase of medical equipment is planned, including equipment for electrocardiography and special stress tests, as well as training of specialists. Treatment-and-prophylactic medical institutions and wards in cardiological and neurological departments of hospitals are planned to be equipped with the necessary equipment so that doctors can provide emergency assistance to Pridnestrovians.
Financing of the "Prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases in PMR for 2022–2026" state target program is determined for 5 years. The money will be allocated from the republican budget directly to the State target program and from the Capital Investment Fund for the purchase of medical equipment. The total funding for the program will amount to 20 million 877 thousand rubles. 2 million 307 thousand were allocated for the state program in the republican budget and 1 million 206 thousand - in the Capital Investment Fund in 2022.
According to doctors' calculations, the program for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases will reduce mortality from this pathology by 5-10%.