According to a decision taken by Health Ministry and the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, it will be possible to apply for sick leaves atBelarus" private health care organisations. The document has already been posted on the national legal Internet portal, but is due to come into force on 1 February, 2016. Besides state health care organisations, as stated in the previous version, sick leaves will now be issued by advisory clinics, hospital admission offices, diagnostic and sports medicine centres.