Caring for the health of veterans of the Great Patriotic War - the Health Department

29 October 2013 10:46  6249434 050195
Caring for the health of veterans of the Great Patriotic War - the Health Department

"In the Transcarpathian region, all veterans are covered with 100 percent clinical examination, that is they are registered with doctors based on a particular pathology. Most veterans suffer from chronic diseases, which are complicated by wounds and contusions received during the war. Therefore, for the purpose of illness prevention, appointment of early treatment and rehabilitation, medical examinations of this category of citizens are held annually. In almost all hospitals there are comfortable rooms (total of 408 in the region) for veterans of the Great Patriotic War. Also in the region there is the Regional hospital for disabled veterans and liquidators of the Chernobyl accident, where there are 50 beds for veterans. In the hospital veterans have the opportunity to consult with specialists - cardiologist, surgeon, urologist, endocrinologist, ophthalmologist, dentist, otolaryngologist, neurologist, psychiatrist, gynecologist, dermatologist. In the dental office of the hospital, they provide emergency dental care to patients. Last year, 512 war veterans were treated in the hospital"- the chief specialist of the health care organization division of the Health Care Department of Transcarpathian Regional State Administration Emiliya Wenger said. 

In the near future they paln to carry out major overhaul with reconstruction of the building of the district hospital in the village of Kushnytsya in Irshava district, where a satellite rehabilitation unit of the regional hospital for disabled veterans will be opened.


In the region, there are programs that improve the financing of medical support for privileged populations, including veterans, namely:

The program of provision of medicines to war veterans and medical devices to privileged people in the years 2011-2016. Every year 1,200,000 UAH subvention is allocated from the regional budget for the Program.

During the implementation of the regional Program to improve dental health of the population of the region for 2008 - 2012, 600,000 UAH subvention is distributed every year to districts, and in 2013, 700,000 UAH will be allocated.

Source - Press Center of the Health Care Department in Transcarpathian region

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