MEDICAL CLINIC ON WHEELS
Gift of Life includes two mobile clinics which travel throughout Ukraine.
Gift of Life provides medical and dental assistance free of charge mostly for children and physically and mentally challenged.
|Personnel:||Two pediatricians and a nurse|
After examination doctors provide conclusions, educational information and prescribe medications.
Medical examination and diagnosis
Dentists teach proper hygiene (brushing, flossing) especially for the young patients which raises their parent’s awareness.
After exams, Dentists provide conclusions and recommendations. Patients with serious dental problems are referred to specialists.
MCOW is equipped with computers and software for registration of patients, storage of information, compilation of reports and inventory. Data is stored for statistics and research.
On average 25-30 patients are examined per day in each bus. Mostly disabled, orphans, soldiers (returning from the front) and their families, physically and mentally challenged, large families and other needy people. The list is not exhaustive and depends on the needs of the area visited.
MCOW locates in about 15 different places during the traveling season and more than 5,000 patients are examined in each bus each year to total 10,000 visits overall.
Doctors provide teaching for patients who wait on topics of healthy way of life including proper dental care.
Children from a psychoneurological boarding school waiting their turn to be examined at MCOW.
MCOW visits many different locations in Ukraine providing help to a wide variety of people.