How has the hospital Mechnikov since the war began

photo: Eldar Sarachman

The doctors of the Dnipropetrovsk regional clinical hospital named. Mechnikov three years working without holidays.

In an interview with was told by the chief physician Sergey Ryzhenko.

“It’s hard to see your changes. Better seen from the side. The staff was more than friendly, responsible. We’re not set on some kind of super-prize for the treatment of such a large number wounded. The main task in a timely manner, assisted and saved the person. Weekend is out. Holidays not. Vacation many spend on the front line.

Three years 90 percent of our leading experts in the vacation did not go anywhere. I managed for a week to go to the Congress to Canada. Three years were invited, could not refuse”, – said Ryzhenko.

Since the beginning of the war in the Mechnikov hospital has saved more than 2,200 severely wounded soldiers. In General, 14 thousand soldiers passed through the hospital. For 2016, the health facility received 320 thousand civilians.

Full interview with Sergey Ryzhenko, visit the website and in “the Newspaper in Ukrainian”.