In Odessa canadian physicians will operate the Ukrainian militaryPhoto: Route E-95
During the following weeks patients can still enroll in the hospital for a consultation
In the military hospital of Odessa started sixth medical mission doctors.
This was during a press briefing at the Ukrainian crisis media center said the program Manager of the cranial injury health Science center at Sunnybrook, Professor of plastic surgery at the University of Toronto Oleg Antonyshyn.
The mission of 25 canadian doctors will be free to conduct operations the Ukrainian military injured in the fighting in the Donbass.
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It is noted that during the previous missions were carried out reconstruction of the skull and face, jaw, and upper extremities.
“We intend to carry out similar operations during the sixth mission,” said Antoniszyn.
During the following weeks patients can still enroll in the hospital for a consultation.
“I would like to remind anyone who knows about such wounded who have a visible deformation on the face, scars – they are in the next week can still go to the Odessa military hospital, and I think we’ll have time to take them on operation”, – said the head of the clinic of maxillofacial surgery and dentistry Main military clinical hospital of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine Igor Fedirko.
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During the mission, canadian and Ukrainian doctors will take patients from across the country.
“They just need to contact our hotline 097 95 25 032 and our coordinator will take all the information. If the patient is unable to pay for the road to Odessa, we can help with these funds”, – said the Director of humanitarian initiatives for the Canada Ukraine Foundation (Canada) Christine WAHLER.
By the way, over the last five missions of canadian doctors conducted 177 operations, consulted more than 400 Ukrainian military. Total aid amounted to 1.7 million canadian dollars.
We will remind, in February in Kiev, nearly 20 thousand fighters ATO expected psychological rehabilitation.