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Prevention of a rare disease - pulmonary hypertension

On June 25 at 12:30 p.m. in Lviv, on the territory of the Church of the Nativity of the Holy Mother of God (Sykhiv), informational information "Pulmonary Hypertension Day" will be held. The goal is to talk about this rare disease and its symptoms, as well as warn about the health risks and encourage people to undergo preventive examinations.

The field team of doctors in the "City of Health" conducts the following examinations free of charge: echocardiography, electrocardiography; blood pressure measurement; testing for Covid-19, hepatitis C; determination of body mass index (BMI).

During the campaign, you can also get a consultation from a family doctor and a cardiologist, recommendations from specialists about health habits and vaccination against infections (in particular, against COVID-19, diphtheria and tetanus). And also learn the culture of hand washing.

Organizers:

• Lviv Regional Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the Ministry of Health

• "Sisters of Delilah" Charitable Foundation

• Department of Health Protection of the Lviv City Council

• Association of Pulmonary Hypertension

• Network of VESELKA medical centers – POVNODIL LLC



When: Sunday, June 25, 2023 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Lviv, St. John Paul II Square, 1 (on the territory of the Church of the Nativity of the Holy Mother of God UGCC (Sykhiv)


CERTIFICATE

Pulmonary hypertension is a rare lung disease that can lead to cardiovascular failure, heart and lung transplantation, or death. It can occur in both women and men of different ages, as well as in children.

According to the Ministry of Health, 539 adults and 135 children with pulmonary hypertension have been registered in Ukraine. Treatment is expensive and lifelong. Life expectancy without treatment is up to 3 years. The Delilah Sisters Charitable Foundation, the Association of Pulmonary Hypertension take care of children and adults with pulmonary hypertension in Ukraine.

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The event is implemented as part of a regional communication campaign with the support of the State Institution "Lviv Regional Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine" and the Foundation "Sisters of Dalila"

Additional Information:

Andriy Gulei +38 097 693 87 96 guleiandrei81@gmail.com BF "Sisters of Delilah"

Zhanna Lishchenko +38 096 442 7762 org.lvivsescentr@gmail.com Lviv Regional Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine

Information about the organizers:

"Sisters Delilah" Charitable Foundation

Website: https://poryatunok.info/

Facebook: – https://www.facebook.com/poryatunok

Phone: +38 097 151 09 01

e-mail: fond.poryatunok@gmail.com

The Delilah Sisters Charitable Foundation was founded on March 31, 2014 in Lviv to help and protect the interests of children and adults with pulmonary hypertension.

People with pulmonary hypertension have access to continuous quality treatment, medical equipment and proper rehabilitation. At the center of decision-making are people with pulmonary hypertension who have the necessary knowledge and motivation to independently defend their rights.


State institution "Lviv Regional Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine"

Address: str. Krupyarska, 27, Lviv, 79010 Lviv region, Ukraine


Телеграм: https://t.me/lviv_cdc

☎️ Приймальня: +380 99 639 80 11

Гаряча лінія: +380 99 639 79 58

The center is a sanitary and preventive healthcare institution of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. The center is the main health care institution of the Lviv region for the diagnosis of COVID-19, influenza, measles, rubella, botulism, leptospirosis, malaria and other infectious diseases, in particular, especially dangerous infections.

The center diagnoses diseases caused by viruses, bacteria, parasites and protozoa; studies the sensitivity of microorganisms to antibiotics; laboratory-instrumental studies of environmental factors (open water, atmospheric air, soil), food products and drinking water, harmful factors of the production environment, radiological studies, etc.

Department of Health Protection of the Lviv City Council


☎️: +38 (032) 260-23-87


Забезпечення реалізації державної політики у галузі охорони здоров’я у межах наданих повноважень через організацію виконання актів законодавства у сфері охорони здоров’я, державних стандартів, критеріїв та вимог, спрямованих на збереження здоров’я і санітарно-епідемічного благополуччя населення. Розроблення заходів щодо профілактики та зниження захворюваності, інвалідності та смертності населення.


Network of children's medical centers "RAINBOW"

☎️: +38 (067) 736 79 96; +38 (050) 220 12 58


The network of children's medical centers VESELKA® has been operating since 2015. Seven days a week, we help parents take care of their children's health from the first days of life until adulthood. Our mission is happy children who take care of their health from the first steps and consider the doctor their friend.

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