EU Medevac Hub, a medical facility that will prepare wounded Ukrainians to be transported to other European countries for treatment, was opened in south-eastern Poland on Thursday.
In a similar way to animal-assisted therapy, the furry robot responds to each touch as if it were alive, can move its head and limbs and can even imitate the sounds of an infant Harp seal.
Anybody suspected of being infected with monkeypox will be sent to hospital and isolated, a health ministry spokesman has told PAP.
Resembling an art gallery rather than a doctor’s office, visitors to the ProfMedica clinic are greeted by a three storey atrium at the centre of which stands a monumental sculptural composition wall reaching to the top of the third floor.
Poland will receive medical equipment worth over USD 4 million as part of a project planned by Saudi Arabia to help countries neighbouring Ukraine offer medical assistance to war refugees from Ukraine.
The EU has transferred 47 Ukrainian hospital patients from Poland to facilities in other European countries as part of a programme to relieve the healthcare systems of the countries neighbouring Ukraine.
Poland has proposed an EU scheme for the relocation of Ukrainian refugees requiring medical aid from Poland to other EU countries, the Polish health minister said on Tuesday in Brussels.
An inspection carried out by the National Health Fund (NFZ) into the death of a woman who died from pregnancy complications found numerous irregularities in the organisation, implementation and quality of patient services at the hospital that treated her.
With the new method, the patient could be asked to simply exhale and will know the result in under a minute.
The official in charge of Poland’s vaccination programme stands by the AstraZeneca vaccine, saying that “we should not make any hasty decisions” about its use.