FUNDAMENTALS OF LEGAL REGULATION OF PUBLIC HEALTHCARE IN THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS
Medicine is the sphere of human activities providing human life protection, treatment in case of a disease or of an injury. The nowadays level of medical care, appliance of complex medical equipment and technologies have made possible a pronounced progress in managing numerous diseases. However, treatment in addition to a positive effect is accompanied by risks of complications becoming known to persons outside the medical workers associations. The higher education has become available to practically everyone, information is available via the Internet, communications have become possible via social networks resulting in the community monitoring and assessing of health care at medical institutions capable to be controlled by legal structures if necessary. Therefore, aspects concerning legal relations between patients and public health institutions, patients and doctors, doctors and lawyers require specifying.