Meeting of Council for Countering Corruption Presidium 2017-10-27 17:00:00 The Kremlin, Moscow Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Anton Vaino chaired a meeting of the Presidium of the Council for Countering Corruption. Healthcare Minister Veronika Skvortsova, First Deputy Prosecutor General Alexander Buksman and Presidential Aide and Head of the Presidential Control Directorate Konstantin Chuychenko reported on measures to counter corruption in healthcare, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment. Head of the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service Igor Artemyev and Chairperson of the Accounts Chamber Tatyana Golikova made presentations on oversight and supervision in this area. Following the discussion, the Council Presidium issued instructions to improve the legal and administrative framework for countering corruption in healthcare. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin reported on a system to coordinate anti-corruption activities in Moscow, and presented innovative solutions developed by the Moscow Government to prevent corruption-related violations. Presidential Aide and Head of the Presidential State-Legal Directorate Larisa Brychyova presented a number of draft laws designed to improve anti-corruption efforts. Minister of Education and Science Olga Vasilyeva updated the Council Presidium on the project to develop an anti-corruption system in higher professional education, and the key issues in this area. At the end of the meeting, the federal government agencies were given targeted instructions aimed at further improving anti-corruption efforts.