Drastic decision in the Republic of Moldova: Unvaccinated doctors will no longer benefit from the allowance of 16 thousand lei – News by sources
Unvaccinated anti-COVID doctors, who became infected at work, will no longer benefit from the 16 thousand lei allowance that was granted until now.
The families of unvaccinated employees in the field of Health who lost their lives due to the virus will be deprived of financial aid in the total amount of 100 thousand lei.
Parliament has approved a bill to that effect. The Minister of Health says that the state cannot offer financial support to the unvaccinated, as long as the vaccination is free, Tvr Moldova reports.
According to the project of the Minister of Health, the state no longer assumes financial responsibility towards unvaccinated employees in the Health System.
ALA NEMERENCO, Minister of Health: “We do not punish doctors who do not get vaccinated and no medical staff. We just do not give them access to payments from all taxpayers, allowances, because the state has given them the opportunity to protect themselves, giving them free access to the vaccine, they refused and the status can not afford to pay them . the allowance. “
The parliamentary opposition says it supports the vaccination of medical staff, but without forcing the authorities to do so.
MARINA TAUBER, Member of Parliament, “Șor” Political Party: “Our faction is for vaccination, it is the only solution to fight this virus. But this project is a financial blow. No citizen should have fear or a team. ”
ALA NEMERENCO, Minister of Health: “The project provides for the further granting of the allowance of 16,000 lei, but only for the employed and vaccinated medical staff. And the granting of the single indemnity of 100 thousand lei for the families of those vaccinated, but who died in this fight. ”
According to the Ministry of Health, 90 percent of medical workers are completely vaccinated, which has reduced morbidity among them by 85%.