The Department of health of Bryansk region have forbidden physicians to use in the workplace the popular social network, Google and Microsoft, messengers Viber, ICQ, WhatsApp, and other products of the Western IT companies.
The order signed by the Director of the regional Department Andrew Burdukov appeared in social networks, wrote on Thursday, 25 February, the newspaper «Komsomolskaya Pravda in Bryansk».
The Governor of Bryansk region Alexander Bogomaz has called the initiative «nonsense» , claiming he was not informed of the decision of his subordinate.
According to local news portal «Home regional», which publishes the scan orders, the document was posted on page one of the users of the social network Twitter.
The order States that doctors are prohibited from using social networks Facebook, Twitter, «Vkontakte», «Odnoklassniki», foreign Google Chrome and Safari, Google map, e-mail services Gmail, Yahoo!, messengers WhatsApp, Viber, ICQ, and other programs.
«In the absence of technical possibility to use the services, technical means are on the territory of the Russian Federation, for example Mail.ru or Yandex.ru» – said in the order.
Bryansk doctors are also forbidden to have any contact with representatives of Western IT companies such as Microsoft, Google, IBM and others.
The veracity of the document confirmed by the order, the Director of the Medical information-analytical center Elena KREN in an interview with the newspaper «Izvestia» She said that doctors will be allowed to use the browsers, such as Internet Explorer and Yandex Browser. In a press-service «Yandex» the newspaper reported that the company is not aware of this initiative.
In a press-service of the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation, «Izvestia» reported that he had not made such proposals. Nevertheless, the Agency welcomes such a move because it would «not be distracted from the urgent cases and during working hours to focus on work», says the website NEWSru.com.