In Irkutsk, the grand opening of the new operational body Ivano-Matreninskoy Children’s Hospital, the construction of which cost more than 916 million rubles.
In the four-storey building will house 10 operating rooms, three intensive care units, diagnostic units, central sterilization station, a CT scanner.
Construction of the operating unit started in 2007, on its construction and equipment cost over 916 million rubles, including almost 226 million — for the purchase of modern medical equipment. Funds allocated from the regional and municipal budgets, programs to modernize healthcare Irkutsk region and the capital construction of social facilities of Irkutsk.
"The new operating unit — the" heart "of our hospital, where doctors will save children’s lives. Today made a new step in the development of pediatric surgery in our region," — said the head doctor V.Novozhilov.
"The unit is equipped with a modern laboratory and endoscopic technique, ultrasound devices expert class. Having a central sterilization department will reduce the risk of infectious complications in the postoperative period," — the report says.
The opening ceremony was attended housing Irkutsk Region Governor Sergei Eroschenko. Guests of the event were the leading pediatric surgeons Russia, USA, Germany, Vietnam — participants of the V International Congress of "Stars on Baikal Pediatric Surgery", which will be opened on Wednesday in Irkutsk.