On the eve of the Healthcare Professionals Day the best doctors of 2015 were named in Minsk. On behalf of the head of state they were congratulated by Deputy Prime Minister Natalia Kochanova. In his turn, Health Minister Vasyli Zharko pointed out that the work of each healthcare provider has a direct bearing upon the health and very lives of people. Today nearly 250 thousand people are employed in our healthcare industry. Belarus is among of the world"s leaders in terms of mother and child welfare.