Donetsk, Jul 31 - DAN. DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko said the republic’s medical staff’s salaries  will increase by ten percent.

“Medicine is an indicator of statehood and standard of living,” Zakharchenko said at Donetsk Medical University graduation ceremony on Monday. “It is planned to increase salaries by ten percent.”

He did not say when health care sector personnel might expect the payrise.

On Monday, 64 young DPR specialists received Russian-type higher education certificates from the North Ossetia State Medical Academy.*jk