The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has opened a trust fund for the rehabilitation of fighters who participated in the anti-terrorist operation in the Donbas, Interim Chief of the Central Military Medical Directorate – Head of the Medical Service of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Aleksander Labunets reported at the briefing, according to Censor.net.
“NATO has opened a trust fund for the medical rehabilitation of servicemen with a budget of 2.25 million Euros for the purchase of the necessary modern expensive medical equipment, training Ukrainian rehabilitation specialists, and development of prosthetics centers.”
According to the Head of the military medical administration, since the beginning of the ATO (antiterrorist operation) with the support of the NATO member countries, 287 Ukrainian servicemen have been rehabilitated and treated abroad. Medical centers in Germany, Estonia, Bulgaria and Lithuania hosted our military most often.
Labunets also noted that the medical information system “E-Health” was being introduced with the support of the United States in Ukraine. It allows to maintain a database of the fighters wounded in the ATO zone and provides access to information about each patient for military and civil medical institutions.
Earlier, Patriarch Filaret transferred to the Ukrainian hospitals medications for military personnel.