Have you seen this math problem: a baseball and a bat together cost 1 dollar and 10 cents, and the bat costs 1 dollar more. How much is the ball? At first glance, it’s obvious that the baseball costs 10 cents! That’s what most people would say. But no, it costs five. To check, you need to solve a simple equation.
In early November, the National Healthcare Service posted on their Facebook page that every hospital should formulate its own vision for future development. It’s actually a practical, not a philosophical advice. When the management team has a clear goal and adheres to well-defined principles in their work, the life of their medical institution becomes more meaningful and productive.
Starting 2020, all hospital administrators will have more opportunities as managers to develop their institutions. However, this also means more responsibility. While hospitals’ bills are currently covered by the budget, in one and a half year administrators will have to think for themselves where to get money.
Preparation for the lifting of the ban on the sale of agricultural land is at full speed in Ukraine. MPs have finally gotten to the issue of the hundreds of thousands of hectares that officially belong to no one, are not included in the state cadastre, with no one paying taxes for this land or bearing responsibility for what takes place there
After the verdict of the European Court of Human Rights in the case Zelenchuk and Tsytsyura v. Ukraine, the working group for land reform stepped up its game. The Agrarian Committee of the Verkhovna Rada began laying the groundwork for a free land market. The abolition of the moratorium is just a matter of time now.
There’s still the problem of unregulated land market, which makes it difficult to plan long-term investment projects and manage land shares (due to the lack of guarantees for stable prices of such shares, risk of dishonest competitors, or purchase of lease rights to hinder other users).