25 adults and 5 children whose illnesses are not currently cured in Ukraine will soon receive the necessary treatment at a foreign clinic at public expense. The decision was made by the Commission of the Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine on receiving treatment abroad during the fifth meeting on April 11.
11 patients, including three children, are sent for bone marrow transplantation, 19 of them, including two children, for organ transplantation. There will be spent about UAH 76 million from the state budget
Under the program "Treatment of Ukrainian Citizens Abroad", for undergoing the medical treatment in foreign clinics are sent the Ukrainian citizens having mainly oncohematological, oncological, neurosurgical, cardiosurgical diseases and congenital anomalies in case it cannot be provided in the healthcare facilities of Ukraine. Treatment abroad is an exceptional measure provided for citizens whose illness is not treated in Ukraine, regardless of age, sex, social origin, property status, place of residence and other characteristics.