More Expensive Than Europe. How many in Ukraine are childbirth and “mothers package”

This Thursday, June 8, people’s deputies must vote in favor of medical reform and to revolutionize the health sector in Ukraine. The first institutions that will undergo changes will be the maternity hospital.

Now the cost of bags with clothes and drugs that Ukrainian women must carry to the hospital, considerable. The correspondent of TSN.Week Irina Prokofieva investigated how to reduce the cost of the so-called “package mothers“, and compared how much child birth costs to women in America, Germany, Poland and Italy – where there is medical insurance.

The list of needed in Ukraine now there bed linen in the room, and a thermos of tea, and even the usual dusters. Also need things for the baby, diapers and the like. On average, it costs about 4,5 thousand hryvnias.