Accidents during Christmas Holidays

During Christmas holidays, 45 citizens from 30 regions of the Russian Federation contacted Roszdravnadzor’s hotline. The agency addressed most of the phone calls in an urgent manner providing aid within twenty-four hours.

During the New Year holiday season – from 31 December 2016 through 8 January 2017 – Roszdravnadzor’s hotline received 45 phone calls by citizens from 30 regions of the Russian Federation: 11 callers requested painkillers, 27 calls concerned the quality of health care, 5 calls were about subsidized medicine and 2 registered calls were outside the competence of Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare.

Most of the calls came from Moscow (6), Sverdlovsk region (5) and Kostroma region (3). 30 cases that required emergency intervention were addressed immediately.