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21.03.2014 |

Next Week Kiev Residents and City Guests Will be Able to Undergo a Free Examination at Mobile Digital Photofluorographic Units

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On the eve of the Word Tuberculosis Day (March 24), Rinat Akhmetov’s Foundation “Development of Ukraine”, within the Stop TB in Ukraine Program, shall organize a traditional event on free-of-charge, anonymous and safe examination with modern mobile digital fluoromobiles. Such examination enables the detection of lung diseases at an early stage, including TB, and other chest pathologies. Detection of the disease at an early stage helps to appoint the right treatment in time, which is a foundation of a successful recovery.

Next Week Kiev Residents and City Guests Will be Able to Undergo a Free Examination at Mobile Digital Photofluorographic Units
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“The Foundation has been implementing the Stop TB in Ukraine Program for 7 years now. Rinat Akhmetov, Founder of the Foundation, set us the goal of fighting the TB epidemic. That’s why we work with a systematic approach: we improve diagnostics, quality of services in the anti-TB sphere, management, and namely monitoring and assessment, professional development of doctors and training. Concerning diagnostics, within the framework of the said program the Foundation supplies laboratories with modern equipment, trains doctors how to operate it, and introduces telemedicine. Also, we believe that it is important to inform people about the TB issue, its main symptoms, necessity to consult a doctor in case of their appearance. With this event we would like once more to appeal to people and ask them to be more responsible with regards to their health”, noted Denis Denisenko, Chief of the Stop TB in Ukraine Program of Rinat Akhmetov’s Foundation.

Everyone willing to undergo examination with the photofluorographic unit will have such opportunity on March 24 through March 28 according to the following schedule:

Kiev:

March 24

  • Southern railway station (in front of the entrance), 10:30-18:00 (lunch break 13:00-14:00).

March 25

  • Southern railway station (in front of the entrance), 09:00-18:00 (lunch break 13:00-14:00).
  • Podol bus station (15 Nizhniy Val Street), 09:00-18:00 (lunch break 13:00-14:00).

March 26

  • Southern railway station (in front of the entrance), 09:00-18:00 (lunch break 13:00-14:00).
  • Central bus station (1/2 Nauki Ave.), 09:00-18:00 (lunch break 13:00-14:00).

March 27, 28

  • 38 Khreshchatyk Str. (near TsUM), 09:00-18:00 (lunch break 13:00-14:00).

***On March 24 a special press tour will be organized for journalists, in the course of which the whole cycle of TB diagnostics will be demonstrated – from fluorographic unit to laboratory. The press tour program includes:

09:00, Southern railway station – opening the event of free-of-charge fluorographic examination, press briefing of the Stop TB in Ukraine Program managers, doctors working at the photofluorographic unit.

10:00 – moving to Kiev City Central Anti-TB Dispensary, visiting the clinical diagnostics laboratory provided with modern equipment enabling to diagnose TB within 2 days instead of 2 months. Conversation with the Head Doctor of the TB dispensary and Laboratory Chief.

For accreditation matters, please contact Tatyana Tregobchuk by the telephone number 050-474-34-42 ttregobchuk@fdu.org.ua 

Press Service

of Rinat Akhmetov’s Foundation

“Development of Ukraine”

+38 044 502 52 12

 

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