20 Ukrainian doctors traveled to Italy to help and learn from the fight against the coronavirus.
This was announced during a briefing by the Deputy Minister of Health, Chief Medical Officer of Health Viktor Lyashko, reports a correspondent for Ukrinform.
“I thank all those who volunteered and went to provide medical care and learn from the experience of medical care. These are our 20 doctors who went to Italy for 14 days to help Italian doctors. After their return in Ukraine, everything will depend on the epidemic situation in Ukraine. ” – said Lyashko.
He explained that if the situation in Ukraine is stable and it will not be urgent to attract medical workers to help, that is to say that it is possible to conduct their observation so that it does not there is no spread of infection in our country.
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“At the same time, if help is needed, and the forces and means that will be available to this brigade, that is to say, the possibility of sending them immediately to the first line in health establishments, where the ‘observation will be carried out directly at the hospital, “said Lyashko.
According to him, this is already happening in some hospitals in Ukraine, when medical workers live in the establishments where they treat patients with COVID-19. Lyashko noted that health facilities have organized relaxation places for doctors and that hospitals provide meals to their employees.
In Ukraine, on the morning of April 4, 1,096 cases of COVID-193 coronavirus were confirmed, including 28 fatalities, 23 patients recovered. 154 new cases were registered per day.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru