Health service agencies

Medical service departments of the medical organization in the system of ministries and departments, have separate management bodies and a network of medical institutions.
Health service agencies is part of the national system of public health in the USSR and operates on the same principles and methods of the Soviet health, which is why the existence of institutional bodies and institutions of health does not violate the unity of the Soviet medicine. Health service agencies complements medical and sanitary-antiepidemic activities of territorial bodies and institutions of health, taking into account the specifics and professional features of labour employed in the system data of ministries and departments populations (employees of the railroad transport, civil aviation, military personnel and others).
Directly subordinate to its operational and administrative activities of the appropriate Ministry (Department), the organs and institutions of the health service agencies to coordinate their work with the regional health authorities (ministries of health of the Union republics, regional, regional, city and district health departments of the Councils of working people's deputies and their subordinate honey. institutions).
Organizational structure and volume of health services departments and the nature of its activities in various different ministries and departments depending on the specific goals and tasks of each service.
The task of the medical-sanitary service on the railroad transport includes medical-preventive care workers railway transport and members of their families, the provision of medical assistance to passengers in transit stations, ensuring sanitary and epidemic safety on the Railways.
In the system of Ministry of Railways of the USSR has a wide network of hospitals, polyclinics, outpatient clinics, health posts at the enterprises, medical facilities and rooms for mothers and children at the railway stations, medical stations, pharmacies and pharmacy kiosks. The existence of mobile laboratories, x-ray x-ray, dental and other rooms creates a very special facilities for maintenance workers railway transport and their families in cases where they are due to the nature of work does not use a conventional clinics.
An important role belongs to the first aid stations that provide emergency medical aid to the passengers and members of crews, sick or victims of accidents on the way.
Sanitary and antiepidemic activities do road and linear sanitary-epidemiological station, the all-Union research Institute of railway hygiene. Sanitary-epidemiological service monitors compliance with the sanitary-hygienic regime in enterprises, observance of sanitary rules of transportation of food products and other goods, works on improvement of conditions of work and life, the control of the sanitary stations, railway stations and passenger trains. Large railway nodes and stations have sanitary check points, carrying out activities on prevention of infectious diseases.
The General management of the medical-sanitary service on the railroad transport carried out by the Main medical-sanitary control of the Ministry of Railways of the USSR and the subordinate relevant units at the controls of the Railways.
Medical service of civil aviation provides curative and preventive maintenance of flight personnel and other personnel of civil aviation. The structure of this network and organization of work of hospitals and clinics, medical and paramedical health centres in airports takes into account the specificity of labour accepted contingents, some high requirements to assess the health of the crew members of aircraft, the need to check their state of health before the flight and implementation of complex of special honey. research. To guide this work in the staff of the Ministry of civil aviation of the USSR has a health management.
The organization of honey. maintenance of military personnel and medical-sanitary security forces carried out by the Central military-medical Department of the Ministry of defence (see the Medical service of the Armed Forces).
In the framework of some ministries and agencies responsible for food production and trade (food, meat and dairy industry, fisheries, trade), health service agencies is the main task of ensuring the current sanitary supervision over the state institutions and enterprises but the procurement, production and sales. Conducting current sannazaro providing departmental sanitary authorities of the right to inspect all due sannazaro objects in the system of this Ministry, producing samples and to take the material for laboratory analysis and examination, to give the leaders of enterprises and institutions required for them proposals on the implementation of sanitary measures, indicating the time of their execution.
Across the country the Ministry of health coordinates the activities not included in its system of bodies and institutions of health on the issues of preventive and curative care, sanitary and epidemiological service of the population, protection of the territory of the USSR from the introduction and spread of some infectious diseases, and also exercises control over this activity.
Fundamentals of the legislation of the USSR and Union republics on health protection stipulates that ministries, departments and organizations can have in their conduct health facility only with the permission of the Council of Ministers of the USSR and the responsibility to manage them in accordance with the legislation of the USSR and Union republics on health care.