At the end of November, Naryan-Mar will host health promotions for residents of the Arctic

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Invited doctors from Arkhangelsk will conduct free examinations, consultations and examinations of children and adults. This was announced by the head of the Department of Health, Labor and Social Protection of the NAO, Elena Levina, during the weekly operational meeting of the governor of the NAO, Yuri Bezdudny.

— Last year, we held the “Children of the Arctic” campaign, in which our children received medical assistance and consultations. Including a large scientific and practical conference was held for the medical community of the district. This year, we decided to repeat this campaign, but in addition to children’s specialists, who are most in demand among our population, specialists for the adult population will also be invited,” said Elena Levina.

The action “Children of the Arctic” will be held in the region from November 21 to 25 in the Nenets district hospital. Children from 0 to 17 years old will be able to undergo an examination and get advice from specialists from the Northern State Medical University and the Arkhangelsk Clinical Ophthalmological Hospital. As part of the campaign, patients will be seen by: an endocrinologist, a gastroenterologist, an allergist-immunologist, a cardiologist and an ophthalmologist.

For the adult population, the action “Health of northerners” will be held from November 28 to December 2. Free examinations, consultations and examinations of the adult population will be carried out by highly specialized specialists of the First City Clinical Hospital of Arkhangelsk. The program of the event involves the appointment of a gastroenterologist, obstetrician-gynecologist, endocrinologist, endoscopist, cardiologist (arrhythmologist), surgeon (hepatologist), neurosurgeon, as well as ultrasound diagnostics and puncture of thyroid nodes.

— It is very important that as many of our patients as possible get an appointment with invited specialists. Expand the receptions as much as possible so that everyone who needs help or advice can receive them, – said Yuri Bezdudny.

The Children of the Arctic and Health of Northerners health promotions are held as part of the Native Towns social investment program of Gazprom Neft. It is aimed at improving the quality of life, supporting motherhood and childhood.

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