BAKU, Azerbaijan, Aug.15
By Eldar Janashvili - Trend:
More than one million people in Azerbaijan filed 1.9 million applications to medical institutions for compulsory health insurance, the Compulsory Medical Insurance Agency of Azerbaijan told Trend.
According to the agency, 5.45 million medical services were provided on these applications.
The agency noted that the leading regions are Mingachevir (289,198 people), Yevlakh (153,050 people), Zagatala (137,906 people), Khachmaz (133,270 people) and Sheki (123,253 people).
Medical institutions that provided the largest number of medical services are Mingachevir Central Hospital (1.2 million services), Agdash Central Hospital (413,111 services), Yevlakh Central Hospital (379,846 services), Guba Central Hospital (322,440 services) and Sheki Central Hospital (304,595 services).
The agency has established Medical Territorial Units (MTEs) in the administrative and territorial units of the country to ensure the effective use of technical and human resources of medical institutions, optimize their activities and ensure public access to various types of medical care. Currently, five intensive care units are covered by the application for compulsory medical insurance.
According to the number of applications to MTE, the largest number of applications were recorded in Barda - Yevlakh medical territorial units (MTU), where 531,413 applications were registered, Sheki Zagatala MTU (511,642), Guba-Khachmaz MTU (379,225), Goychay-Kurdamir MTU (270,448), and Gorno-Shirvan MTU (237,663).
The majority of references were related to general medical examination (61,398 references). Among the most frequently diagnosed diseases were an unspecified acute infection of upper respiratory tract (43,222 appeals), hypertension (40,149 appeals), insulin-dependent diabetes (32,448 appeals), physiological pregnancy (22,060 appeals), general medical examination and examination of persons without complaints (21,269 appeals).
In addition, 1,205 vlifesaving operations have been performed. The most expensive operations are cardiology / cardiovascular surgery (686 operations), ophthalmology (278 operations), neurology / neurosurgery (87 operations), urology (78 operations) and traumatology (47 operations).
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