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Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Year: 2017 | Volume: 12 | Issue: 6 SI | Page No.: 7897-7906
DOI: 10.3923/jeasci.2017.7897.7906  
The Role of Public Opinion in the Development of Municipal Programs for the Preservation of Public Health
Kh.M. Akhmadullina , S.V. Egoryshev and U.Z. Akhmadullin
Abstract: The relevance of issue under investigation is caused by the need to study the public opinion of the population as a regulator of social policy effectiveness in the field of public health and service. In the context of the reorganization of public health services, the study of public opinion about the ongoing changes at the municipal level and the life quality of city residents is important. Purpose of the article is to study the public opinion of residents of the urban district of Ufa of the Republic of Bashkortostan on the issues of city healthcare organization and taking them into account when developing the municipal programs for health preservation in the population. The leading method to investigate this problem is the opinion poll, allowing to identify the degree of public satisfaction with the organization of healthcare system at the municipal level, dynamics of the state of public health and promising areas for improving the activities of medical and preventive institutions. Generally, the obtained results indicate that the majority of respondents surveyed in Ufa assess the situation in Ufa health care as positive. The 72.8% of Ufa residents who applied to the health care institutions are satisfied with the organization of health care system at the municipal level. The risk factors, leading to the disruption of health and prevent the formation of a healthy lifestyle of citizens are identified. The unresolved problems in the organization of individual health services for population and formation are marked. The aspects of article can be useful in creating a customer-oriented model of local self-government based on the public opinion of the population. The obtained results are of practical value in terms of the feedback implementation, the most important element of which is a sociological monitoring, acting the role of determining factor in the development of municipal programs for maintaining the public health.
How to cite this article:
Kh.M. Akhmadullina, S.V. Egoryshev and U.Z. Akhmadullin, 2017. The Role of Public Opinion in the Development of Municipal Programs for the Preservation of Public Health. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 12: 7897-7906.
DOI: 10.3923/jeasci.2017.7897.7906