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MEDICAL CLINIC ON WHEELS
ICF “Gift of Life” provides medical and dental assistance free of charge mostly for children.
ICF “Gift of Life” includes two mobile medical clinics on wheels, which can work in any locality of Ukraine.
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Medical bus personnel consists of two doctors-pediatrician and a nurse. They provide professional examination and diagnostics, ECG, analysis of capillary blood for sugar / hemoglobin, etc., urine testing, screening of vision / hearing with special equipment, blood pressure testing, dermatoscopy, etc.
Doctors provide health state conclusions after the examination, educational information and individual medications based on the availability and prescription of a doctor.
Medical examination and diagnosis
Dental bus personnel consist of four dentists. They provide professional examination, cleaning and fluoridation of teeth, sealing of fissures, extraction, detection of caries and its treatment with anesthesia, etc.
MCOW is equipped with computers and software for personal registration of patients, storage of information, compilation of reports, keeping records of materials. All data are stored for statistical and research purposes.
Doctor provides conclusions and recommendations after examination of the patient. Patients with serious health problems are referred to appropriate specialized medical institutions.
Such medical care organization makes it accessible in village areas and makes it possible to significantly improve the quality of preventive examinations. MCOW promotes the development of sanitary and hygienic skills, especially in the youngest patients and raises parents’ awareness of their children’s health.
In average 25-30 patients are examined per day in each of the two buses. Mostly they are the disabled, orphans, participant of Joint Forces Operation and their families, large families and other needy people. This list is not exhaustive and depends on the needs of the population in medical care in different areas. MCOW visits about 15 different places within a year; more than 5,000 patients are examined in each bus per year.
Doctors provide teaching for patients waiting in line on the topics of a healthy way of life, proper dental care.
Children from a psychoneurological boarding school waiting their turn to be examined at MCOW.
MCOW visits different locations and help many people in different parts of Ukraine