Artem couldn’t walk, couldn’t speak and almost couldn’t move – these were the consequences of severe hydrocephalus. The doctors recommended rehabilitation which contributed to the restoration of brain cells. After two cycles the boy’s condition has improved significantly. He began to interact with the world, to mumble, to pronounce the first words. Artem needs to go through at least one more treatment cycle in the immediate future but the family cannot afford to buy the prescribed medication.
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Every day children with cancer suffer from a lot of medical procedures: intravenous therapy, blood sampling, injections... Each of these procedures means pain, tears and further complications in the form of vein or capillaries thrombosis. And port-a-caths can make their life much easier but they are not available at the hospital. A port-a-cath is a special catheter that allows painless administration of medicines and parenteral feeding as well as closed blood sampling.
My name is Olga Modina. I am a journalist. After 2 weeks, on July 14th, I will celebrate my 28th birthday. This is the age when you still believe in magic and you can become a magician for somebody.
Dina from the city of Kremenchuk appeals again for your help. Recently, the doctors have set her pelvic bones, which have shifted as a result of a trauma and such a miracle! – Dina has taken her first steps after about three years of immobility. In doctor Bersenevs’ medical clinic in Kiev, she has undergone a couple of treatment courses, but the lack of finances for the trips to the capital made her change the primary plans. The women has started to attend a rehabilitation course in her hometown, at the military hospital of Kremenchuk.
This pretty woman is a doctor. Olena followed in the footsteps of her father – he is also a doctor, a pediatrician. At home, her father often talked about patients, shared how his day went. And these stories were so interesting and vivid that Elena decided long ago to become a medic and did not imagine herself in another profession. She graduated from the pediatric faculty of the medical institute, worked as a children's neurosurgeon. And so there were circumstances that Olena was forced to leave neuro-surgery.
For more than a year little Mariana was treated for an incorrect diagnosis. The doctors suspected spasm of the neck muscles as a result of a cold but it turned out that it was caused by a brain tumor. In April Mariana had a surgery at the Institute of Neurosurgery. It seemed that everything was fine but four days later the girl fell into a coma. She received a lot of procedures and her condition gradually began to improve. There were first reactions, there was hope. But her parents have no more money to treat their daughter.
The muscles twist from pain and cord, fingers do not listen, every minute centimeter by centimeters, he loses control over his body, in the eyes of darkness from constant dizziness. This is how the 15-year-old Artem Garkavenka kills a terrible illness – a systemic lupus erythematosus. It affects the nervous system, paralyzes all organs, up to a stop of the heart. The condition is already critical, the guy in the intensive care unit. Medications that curb the killer and give Artem a chance to save, but there is a poor family to buy them.
A friendly hand of support is very important for children with severe forms of cancer, which are located in the capital's Dacha center. They live here with their relatives in the intervals between chemotherapy courses. Thanks to volunteers and not indifferent organizations, for these families, stay in the center is free of charge.
A sun, air, and water, certainly important and new friends. Summer vacations are the enormous territory of life. And there are children, which so need adventure, game, opening, new friends, and bright impressions. First – that a child simply rested from school, changed the rhythm of life, got out, eventually, from a city. And certainly, that got a health!
We ask for your help in collecting funds for a washing machine and an electric oven for the family of internally displaced persons. This family faces many difficulties in its path. The war exacerbated life problems. Disability of a daughter, minor grandchildren, and epilepsy... living conditions where it is cold and lonely. Valentyna's memoirs about the war: the projectile hits the adjacent porch... the fear that forces us to make a single decision... The last train travels to Kiev.
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