y. At the day of the celebration of 10-th
anniversary of Ukrainian independence, August 24, 2001, the first part
of the historical and cultural center «The 700 year-old Zaporiz’kyj Dub»
In Zaporizhzhya region about 56 thousand workers are employed in 694
medical institutions, including almost 9 thousand doctors and more than
20 thousand of middle medical staff. Health protection has a powerful
potential of scientists and experts. During last 10 years in the region
have been developed perspective trends of granting of medical assistance
to the population.
There are following medical institutions operate in the region: Centre
of multiorgan transplantation, Centre of ear and deaf-and-dumb
microsurgery, regional Centre of children's cardio surgery service,
regional Service of hand microsurgery, regional Centre of joint
endoprosthetics, Zaporizhzhya regional cardio clinic.
The regional network of the paramedic service is presented by 65
institutions. The leader of this branch is regional Centre of extreme
medicine and urgent medic assistance for 780 beds with 72 mobile
The pride of regional health protection is Zaporizhzhya infection
hospital constructed and equipped in accordance with world standards.
Not everywhere in Ukraine there are such modern and specialized centres
– hepatocentre, "TORCH" Centre of immunoprophlaxis and serodiagnosis of
The only Ukrainian medical institution, where it is possible to receive
comprehensive medical-diagnostic modern-level help regarding children’s
and parents’ health, conjugal relations, planning of family and
barrenness, including operative treatment is Zaporizhzhya regional
centre of reproductive function of the family rehabilitation.
Complex treatment and rehabilitation of pre-school and school age
children is provided by 7 children's sanatoriums: sanatorium for
consumptives (Berdians’k); bone tuberculosis sanatorium (Zaporizhzhya);
rheumatic cardiologic sanatorium (Molochans’k); versatile preschool
sanatorium (Zaporizhzhya); pneumo-gastroenterologic sanatorium
(Melitopol’); psycho-neurologic sanatorium for children of preschool and
school age (Zaporizhzhya).
Professor Nikonenko founded in 1992 one of the best Ukrainian centers –
The Centre of multiorgan transplantation with blood clearing unit on the
base of regional clinical hospital. Zaporizhzhya transplantologists in
accordance with the most modern technologies performed 318 operations
connected with kidney transplantation (including 8 made to children) and
8 connected with liver transplantation, mastered under stomach gland
transplantation and are completely ready for heart transplantation.
Regional surgery center successfully operate on the base of regional
clinic hospital. This surgery center contains subdivisions of cardio
surgery which specialists make a line of complicate world-known
operations for installing of different artificial components of human
blood and heart system. The Center of chirdren’s heart surgery was found
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