Palliative care program in Ukraine in cooperation with the charity fund Tabletochki
Palliative care program in Ukraine in cooperation with the charity fund Tabletochki
25 May 2017 16:44

Warmed Heart facilitated the corporate grant of $50.000 from the company TripAdvisor to finance the Palliative care program in Ukraine.

Palliative care is just starting to emerge in Ukraine, Tabletochki became one of the first organizations that started developing it systematically to relief suffering of cancer diagnosed children who have minimal chances to survive.

Within the palliative program the help is provided to the families of children diagnosed with cancer. It involves purchase of pain killers, MRI examination, purchase of anti-bedsore mattresses and oxygen concentrators, supplies for tracheostomy and gastrostomy; payment of medical consultations, funerals management, psychological rehabilitation and spiritual support of the families.

The grant also covered the educational seminar on practical aspects of palliative care for 36 doctors from different regions of Ukraine.

Apart from it, the Memory Day was organized to help parents who lost their children to feel supported and share their grief.

Within the $50.000 grant facilitated by Warmed Heart the program provided help to 52 families.

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