“By MKD 2 million compared to 2022, the budget for the Program for Early Detection of Malignant Diseases has been reduced for this year compared to last year. In parallel to the preventive activities included in the Program, patients with malignant diseases continuously face problems in providing therapy. This is how this government marked the month of January, dedicated to the fight against cervical cancer, and once again clearly demonstrated the commitment and treatment of patients with malignant diseases, the VMRO-DPMNE Health Commission posted on Facebook on Thursday.
Why have these funds been reduced and for what purpose have they been repurposed? Why did the authorities, instead of enabling as many women as possible to be covered by the screening, do the exact opposite?, asked the largest opposition party.