Italy ready to help Ukraine implement health reform
Ukraine's acting Health Minister Ulana Suprun has held a meeting with her Italian colleague Armando Bartolazzi as part of the 68th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in Rome during which the latter praised the course of health care reform in Ukraine and expressed Italy's readiness to assist in this matter, the press service of the Ukrainian Embassy in Italy has reported.
"The Italian counterpart positively assessed the course of health care reform in Ukraine and expressed his readiness to render all possible assistance from Italy in certain areas of its implementation," the embassy's press service said on Facebook.
In particular, first and foremost, the issue concerns support for the development of the network of bone marrow transplantation institutions for the treatment of oncohematological diseases, primarily in pediatrics.
They also talked about the transfer of methods for more accurate diagnosis of thyroid cancer, the organization of training and education for raising the skills of Ukrainian doctors, and the launch of student and professorial exchange programs.
"The implementation of new joint projects in the medical field is expected to begin in the near future," the embassy's press service said.