In the Perinatal centre the head of state visited several consulting rooms, inspected the children’s pavilion, where babies weighing less than 500 grams are kept in incubators.
The President’s Perinatal Centre was established in 2001 and comprises a set of interconnected modules: obstetric, pediatric, diagnostic advisory offices, medical and genetic counselling, adolescent outpatient office, a reproduction and family planning unit, mobile consultative diagnostic teams, and a telemedicine Centre. A mobile resuscitation team provides round the clock high-quality medical assistance to people in remote areas and transport to the Centre.
As part of his working visit to Chuvashia, the President visited a village school that won the competition for innovative schools. The school obtained a presidential grant of one million roubles as part of the Education Priority National Project. The school used the money to buy computer and language-learning equipment and pay for additional training for the teachers.
Mr Putin visited the classrooms and took part in an internet conference with representatives of general educational establishments from Chuvashia, Chechnya, Belgorod and Kaliningrad Regions.
President took part in an internet conference with representatives of general educational establishments from Chuvashia, Chechnya, Belgorod and Kaliningrad Regions.
Speaking during the internet conference, which took place at the village school, Mr Putin noted in particular that teachers’ wages should be determined not by the work volume but by the quality of their teaching and their attitude towards their pupils.