Extended First Aid: Perspectives and Challenges of Regulatory and Legal Framework

Zakurdaeva A.Yu.1, Dezhurny L.I.1, Kolodkin A.A.2

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1 Research Institute for Health Organization and Informatics of Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russian Federation

2 Kuban State Medical University of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation, Krasnodar, Russian Federation

UDC 614.88

Pp. 32-36

Abstract. In order to improve quantitative and qualitative characteristics of first aid, an urgent need arose to increase its authorised volume for certain categories of first aid providers in accidents, disasters, natural calamities, epidemics, terrorist acts and armed conflicts and under other special conditions.

In accordance with Order No. 3155-r of the Government of the Russian Federation of 28 November 2020, legislative mechanisms should be developed by December 2021 to expand the scope of first aid. Introduction of changes and additions into Art. 31 of Federal Law No. 323-FZ of 21 November 2011 “On Fundamentals of Public Health Protection in the Russian Federation” will make it possible to update current legislation by amending a number of acts and by adopting new documents.

The authors suggest the development of draft amendments to the federal law “On Medical Drugs Circulation”, to draft normative legal acts of the Government of the Russian Federation and of federal executive bodies which will be necessary for implementation of norms of the federal law “On Amendments to Art. 31 of the federal law “On Fundamentals of Public Health Protection in the Russian Federation”.

Keywords: extended first aid, first aid, normative-legal regulation, scope of first aid

For citation: Zakurdaeva A.Yu., Dezhurny L.I., Kolodkin A.A. Extended First Aid: Perspectives and Challenges of Regulatory and Legal Framework. Meditsina katastrof = Disaster Medicine. 2021;4:32-36 (In Russ.). https://doi.org/10.33266/2070-1004-2021-4-32-36 


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The material was received 28.01.21; the article after peer review procedure 04.03.21; the Editorial Board accepted the article for publication 13.12.21