The priority of the regional health care system is to protect motherhood and childhood. Some 8,829 children live in the region including 434 children under one year. There are 7 pediatric clinics in the Stolbtsy region.
The local authorities pay special attention to the therapeutic service as the basis of the national health care system.
The local surgical service is staffed to the full. The doctors continuously improve their qualifications. There are 60 beds in the surgical unit and 20 beds in the gynecological units in local hospitals.
Every year the local health care system introduces new kinds of medical tests including hematological, biochemical, immunologic, bacteriological and cytological and others.
The priorities of the health care system remain disease prevention and cultivation of healthy lifestyle.