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Name: Law of 23 May 2015 "On Health Care of Citizens".
Country: Turkmenistan
Subject(s): Social security (general standards)
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2015-05-23
Entry into force:
ISN: TKM-2015-L-102410
Bibliography: Legislation On-Line in Russian Legislation On-Line in Russian Zolotoy Vek [Turkmenistan information site], Turkmenistan PDF in Russian PDF in Russian (consulted on 2016-07-27)
Abstract/Citation: Sets general provisions, namely: general principles of state policy of health care, medical institutions, funding thereof (Chapter I); state regulation in the sphere of health care of citizens (Chapter II); guarantees for ensuring rights of citizens to health care, particularly defining rights and duties of citizens in the sphere of health care, maternity protection, realization of rights of certain categories (Chapter III). Also introduces bases of organization of health care (Chapter IV); medical expertise and medical certification (Chapter V); medical activities, carried out in relation to death of human person (Chapter VI); data collection process in the sphere of health care (Chapter VII); Rights and duties of patients and medical workers (Chapter VIII); final provisions, which deal, inter alia, with the compensation for harm to life and health, dispute resolution.
Repeals the Law of 14 December 2002 "On Health care of Citizens" (Vedomosti Medjlisa Turkmenistana, 2002, No.4, page 68).
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