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Gennadiy Trukhanov: New stage of relations between Italy and Odessa has been started. Picture story

The delegation from Italy gets acquainted with the work of health care institutions in Odessa. Picture story

April 20, 2015 the Mayor of Odessa Gennadiy Trukhanov met with the Italian delegation headed by the wife of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Italy to Ukraine Nancy Romano. The sides discussed issues of cooperation in social, cultural and economic spheres. The main purpose of the delegation's visit is acquaintance with the work of health care and culture institutions of Odessa and the provision of humanitarian assistance to the urban health care institutions and orphanages.

Italian delegation is going to visit a number of medical institutions and orphanages during the visit to Odessa. Yesterday, April 20, Nancy Romano, together with Gennadiy Trukhanov visited the Odessa children's city hospital ¹3. This year, the hospital will celebrate its 35th anniversary. Every year there are treated about 5,500 children with various physical illnesses. The hospital is equipped with modern medical equipment. The treatment of epilepsy, neuroinfections and the other serious neurological diseases is at the highest level.

Wife of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Italy to Ukraine noted that this hospital, in her opinion, is fully consistent with European standards and in some aspects even exceed it.

Nancy Romano also expressed intention to organize the provision of humanitarian assistance to Odessa Medical institutions and orphanages, as well as expand and strengthen the socio-economic and cultural relations with Odessa.

The Mayor of Odessa Gennadiy Trukhanov also noted that in the nearest future Odessa is going to cooperate with Italy in a constructive way.

Odessa experience of "Windows’ of Life" (the baby-boxes, where a mother can anonymously leave her child in a safe environment) creation provoked the special interest of the Italian delegation. Due to the fact that the "Windows of Life" have contacts of social services, every mother gets the opportunity to consult, seek for professional help, to change her mind and not to abandon the child.

The visit of the Italian delegation to Odessa continues.

 

 

 
 

  

 

 

 

 

 



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