In Uzhgorod, cancer-related mortality is the highest in the region
In the regional center, the number of persons having cancer is growing every year. This figure is the highest in the region - 366 persons per 10 thousand of population (the regional index is 251).
The cancer-related death rate is also the highest in the region and amounts to 197, while the regional index is 131. The mortality related to acute surgical pathology in Uzhgorod is even higher. This index in the city is three times higher that the regional one.
The birth rate in Uzhgorod remains the same as the last year and amounts to 12.08% (the regional rate is 14.75%).
In general, last year, 72 million hryvnia was allocated for health care in the regional capital, which is 97% of the target. Budget expenditures per capita amounted to 650 UAH.