Mogilev keeps the tendency of birth rate growth, Fyodor Miheenko, the deputy chief of Mogilev City Administration, chief of the City Organization "Belaia Rus" told. Within the action ""Belaia Rus" - with Love to Children" dedicated to Independence Day he visited mothers who gave birth to babies on July,3.
For the last several years the birth rate has been going up, and over the first half of 2009 it increased by 6%, Fyodor Miheenko told. Death rate decreased almost by 1.5%.
According to the deputy chief of Mogilev City Administration, the state and local government pay great attention to family support, motherhood and childhood protection. There are republican programs that are being realized in Mogilev. In 2007-2008 Mogilev maternity home was supplied with modern medical equipment. It provides medical service of high quality, allows using modern methods in gynecology and obstetrics.