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16 May 2018, 20:51

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Program-2023: Lugansk Medical University send teams to rural areas

LUGANSK, May 16 (Lugansk Media Centre) –The St. Luka Lugansk State Medical University has launched a program to provide medical assistance to the residents of frontline districts, said the project's coordinator, vice-rector in charge of research and teaching, head of the internal and family medicine department, Ph.D. in Medicine Valery Bibik.

The project aimed at consulting people on medical issued has been developed following the LPR acting head Leonid Pasechnik initiative and within the framework of the Republic's development Program-2023 Our Choice.

The Program includes provisions for healthcare development and revival of medical centers in rural areas, staffing them, providing them with medications and equipment.

"The Ministry of Healthcare reacted immediately by implementing the Program together with the center for coordinating work in frontline areas. The Program suggests weekly visits of qualified medical teams to frontline areas. The corresponding schedule, routes and algorithms have been developed," Bibik said.

The Lugansk Republican Center of Emergency Medicine has contributed an ambulance equipped with an electrocardiography unit and an ultrasound unit, multi-purpose test unit and a laboratory test and rapid test kits.

Local administrations, in their turn, provide premises for consultations and inform on the visits. The Interior Ministry provides security of the teams and residents.

The first visit was paid to a Lozovskaya family clinic in Slavyanoserbsk district, which admits three rural settlements with the total population of 3,200 people. The University staff carried out 280 general and oncology tests for 200 patients from Lozovskaya, Slavyanoserbskaya and Gronovo.

LuganskMediaCentre — 16 May — Lugansk