Treatment of children's cancer lasts 6-18 months. Almost every day of such treatment is accompanied by various unpleasant and often painful procedures. It is very hard to convince a child that he or she needs to endure pain in order recover. A little patient can start fighting with the disease only when he feels himself comfortably. Everyone who surrounds the child – parents, doctors, nurses try to achieve it.
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Ivan Grigorov take part at bug bountry research initiated by Facebook Inc. He found a bug and was rewarded by prize in 1 500$. According to the rules of the program, the participant can donate his prize to charity, in turn Facebook increase it twice. Ivan decided to support charity projects at Ukrainian Philanthropic Marketplace.
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Little patients from all over Ukraine, who suffer from most difficult extensive infected wounds are hospitalized in the NSCH "OKHMATDYT". The department of the hospital which treats such patients really needs the apparatus for cleaning wounds using a vacuum – VAC-therapy. Using the apparatus of VAC-therapy shortens the time of wounds-healing and saves children from the daily excruciatingly painful dressings, maintaining their mental health, and sometimes life. The cost of the device is not available for purchase by neither "OKHMATDYT" hospital nor patients's parents.
"My name is Mary, I weigh less than 2 kilograms and live for 2 months. Born very tiny, weighing only 900 grams, I was not ready for life outside the mother's womb, and something went wrong in my eye development. Ophthalmologist set diagnosis:. "Retinopathy of prematurity". I know that there are only 72 hours to operate my eyes with laser, or I will never again can see. It's night and I going from Lviv to Kiev in reanimobile, and many doctors and nurses, as well as mine mom and dad are very worried as I move the way.