Health Ministry signs memorandum with IFES

Health Ministry signs memorandum with IFES

The Health Ministry of Ukraine and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems, Inc. (IFES) have signed a memorandum of understanding and cooperation so that to prevent the use of administrative resources for election campaign, the ministry’s press service reported.

"In partnership with the international organization, legislation and possible risks of interference of authorities and officials in the work of medical institutions on the eve of elections have been analyzed. Medical staff will receive recommendations on how to prevent the involvement in election purposes, which will help protect their rights and patients' rights. Medical staff will attend meetings and receive clear instructions on how to deal with such situations, where to report on possible misuse of administrative resources etc.,” the report says.

As Ukrinform reported, the Education and Science Ministry of Ukraine also signed a memorandum of understanding and cooperation with IFES so that to prevent illegal campaigning at educational institutions.


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