By Laman Ismayilova
Azerbaijan provides comprehensive healthcare to all residents and special attention is paid to the healthcare of the most vulnerable part of the society – children.
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva has viewed several medical centers where she met with children undergoing treatment and viewed conditions created there.
Leyla Aliyeva first visited the Children’s Hospital No. 2 named after Garayev. She met with the children undergoing treatment there and their parents, wished the children the soonest recovery and presented them with gifts. About 135 children are treated at the hospital.
Then Leyla Aliyeva viewed the Scientific Surgical Center named after Academician Topchubashov. She met with the children and presented them with gifts.
This center, built in 1971, has exceptional services in the training of highly qualified personnel in the field of surgery.
Afterwards, Leyla Aliyeva arrived at the Research Institute of Hematology and Transfusiology named after Eyvazov. She familiarized herself with the children's treatment and viewed conditions created there.
Leyla Aliyeva viewed distant education system aimed at maintaining the children's education while they undergo treatment. The diagnosis of the disease is carried out in accordance with international standards in this health center.
The institute currently consists of three parts: the clinic, central blood bank and scientific division. There are adult hematology, pediatric hematology, reanimation and intensive therapy, as well as consultative polyclinic, clinical diagnostics laboratory and thalassemia prevention departments at the institute.
In 2017, a laboratory was established to conduct new immunohistological examinations as part of the State Program. Through immunohistochemical examination, full differential diagnostics of malignant blood diseases, monitoring of target therapy are carried out, and prognosis of the disease is made. Thus, there is no need for patients to travel to foreign countries for the diagnosis and treatment of leucosis.
Leyla Aliyeva also visited Thalassemia Center. The Heydar Aliyev Foundation is taking very important steps to solve the problem of thalassemia, it carries out the necessary programs for the formation of professional personnel in this field.
Established on the initiative of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the center plays a major role in treating people suffering from thalassemia. The center has become a rescuer for people suffering from this disease.
The main goal of the center is to create a specialized medical institution and blood bank, train highly qualified personnel, and provide children suffering from thalassemia, safe and high-quality blood components and medical services.
Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova
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