Ukrainians in Poland can get their children fully vaccinated after consulting a doctor, a government minister said on Tuesday.
Close to 1,700 foreign doctors, including around 800 from Ukraine, have started working in Poland, benefiting from simplified procedures, the health minister has said.
A new programme will grant funds to 100,000 refugees from Ukraine for buying medicine in pharmacies across Poland.
Poland is treating chronically ill Ukrainian refugees but will also try to transfer them to other EU countries, the Polish health minister said on Tuesday.
So far the initiative has resulted in the production of 3D protective elbow and knee pads, tourniquets, eye washers, periscopes, shooting covers, and even drones at a rate of 50 per week.
After a grueling 1,350km journey to reach Lublin, Olena Pictured) and her sons were taken to the city’s Medical University where they were treated by Professor Robert Rejdak (pictured).
Over 2,000 Ukrainians, including 1,100 children, are receiving hospital treatment in Poland, a deputy health minister has said.
The website, called ‘Lekarze dla Ukrainy’ (Doctors for Ukraine) and available in Ukrainian, Polish and English, allows Ukrainian refugees to search for medical specialists across Poland and for Polish doctors to list their free services.
Setting off on Saturday as part of a practice run for evacuating Ukraine’s wounded, when the crew arrived in Mostyska and found thousands of refugees waiting to leave they decided to turn their practice into reality and take as many as possible to safety in Poland.
VIDEO: The unique project will reconstruct medicines used between the 16th and 18th centuries, with old Polish diaries, letters and private notes serving as the source of recipes and prescriptions.