In the Grozny district of Chechnya on August 21 opened a children’s sanatorium, the construction of which was started in 2008. Sanatorium "Chishki" is able to accommodate 300 patients, reported the Ministry of Health.
Recall the Republican children’s sanatorium "Chishki" opened near the village of Chishki, its construction was started five years ago as part of the federal economic recovery program and the social sphere of Chechnya.
"The resort is designed for 300 people and consists of medical-diagnostic department, equipped with modern facilities, dormitories and two apartment buildings for hospital employees. Moreover, in the resort has a school," — told the "Caucasian Knot" representative of the Ministry of Health of Chechnya.
According to him, a children’s sanatorium "Chishki" — the first medical facility of its type discovered in Chechnya. Until recently, the republic had only one children’s tuberculosis ward for 25 patients.
"The incidence of tuberculosis in our country is much higher than the national average, although in recent years, and the tendency to reduce the number of patients. Thus, if in 2008 the incidence of tuberculosis among us was 355 people per one hundred thousand population, now this figure has decreased to 300. However, the death rate from this disease remains extremely high at an average of 10 people per 100,000, "- says an employee of Ministry of Health.
He also noted that at the present time, the number of persons registered in the specialized agencies of the Republic of TB patients is three thousand people. "Among the persons registered TB patients 338 children. Moreover, the majority of them, 185 people suffer from diseases of the respiratory system, and need hospital treatment. Opening of the first in the country of children’s tuberculosis sanatorium — it’s a huge event for sick children, and for their parents, "- said the official.
Agree with him and the local people who have a family there are sick children.
"I have a nephew suffering from tuberculosis, and he needs constant supervision of doctors.’s Parents took out his treatment in Ossetia and Moscow, but this requires large resources — both on trips and to stay in place. Now, with the opening of a health center there is hope that the problem will be solved. Besides, they say, there’s a school, and the child will not come off from their studies in the course of treatment, "- told the" Caucasian Knot "inhabitant of Chechnya Nazareth D.
Another local resident Aminat Sh says that she has a family of tuberculosis a few years ago his brother died, and in 2001 he and his father. "I know what it is and what it is a dangerous disease. Indeed, it is transmitted not only by using the same utensils, from which the patients were eating, but also through the air. If the room with the patient are other people, then your risk is very high. My whole family lived in two rented rooms, and one time we got sick two children. Okay, that the disease is found early, and children could soon be cured. I remember how hard and difficult to protect children in such cases and to beware of themselves. Now When we opened a special children’s sanatorium, I think the parents of sick children will not have to deal with the problems that have been with us, "- says the woman.
In the administration of the Grozny district note that the children’s TB center is located in the piedmont area, close to the forest area. "It is remarkable that in the years of the Great Patriotic War, this is where a military hospital," — told the "Caucasian Knot" an employee of the district administration.