In the next three-five years, Ukraine is planning to upgrade fleet of ambulances, health minister of Ukraine Rayisa Bohatyriova said during the opening of the V Ukrainian championship of teams of emergency medical aid, ForUm correspondent reports.

The minister said that in general, 5.5 thousand ambulances operate today in the country, but most of them need to be replaced because the term of their operation has expired.

Bohatyriova also added that this year, one thousand cars will be purchased at the expense of state budget. According to her, the cars will be purchased at the expense of local budgets as well.

The minister also stressed that as of today, a special program has been developed to retrain the medical staff, who will be involved in the work of emergency teams.

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