A presidential decree dated January 25 approved measures to accelerate the improvement of the system of emergency medical care.
The resolution provides for the establishment of integrated call centers with uninterrupted round-the-clock operation at all ambulance stations in the city of Tashkent and regional branches of the Republican Scientific Center of Emergency Medical Care. This would ensure the prompt reception of appeals and timely provision of medical care.
The resolution notes that emergency medical care will be provided on a free basis by all medical organizations, regardless their forms of ownership. Medical institutions are prohibited to refuse to provide emergency medical assistance to persons in life-threatening or health condition.