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2 May 2017, 17:52

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LPR oncology centre diagnoses 450 patients from Kiev-controlled areas

LPR Oncology Centre diagnosed more than 450 residents from Kiev-controlled parts of Lugansk region, as part of the Donbass people reunification humanitarian program, Council of Ministers acting Deputy Chairman Alexander Drobot said on Tuesday.

“As of today, 452 people have taken diagnostic tests and received aid at the Oncology Centre; of those 38 are now having in-patient treatment, “Drobot told a Council of Ministers meeting attended by LPR head Igor Plotnitskiy.

Two patients were admitted from Severodonetsk on May holidays following unsuccessful surgery and low quality medical care.

Thirty-eight people have completed a chemotherapy course, and another 42 are continuing it. Another 37 people underwent surgery and were discharged, he said.

On February 17 DPR and LPR Heads Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitskiy launched the program of humanitarian assistance for residents of Kiev-occupied part of Donbass.  The main objective is to provide financial, educational and medical aid to vulnerable social groups.

LPR Telecom and Mass Communications Ministry launched the humanitarian programme website.

LuganskMediaCentre — 02 May — Lugansk