Svetlana Medvedeva and Rustem Khamitov visited "White Rose" diagnostic centre
On November 14, Svetlana Medvedeva, the President of Socio-Cultural Initiatives Foundation and Rustem Khamitov, the Head of Bashkortostan with his wife Gulshat Khamitova visited the "White Rose" Charity Medical Diagnostic Centre of Women's Health in Ufa.
The centre was opened in January this year at the initiative of Svetlana Medvedeva at the women’s consultation clinic of hospital No. 3. The "White Rose" provides an opportunity for every woman in Bashkortostan to pass a set of diagnostic tests in comfortable environment, free of charge.
Svetlana Medvedeva and Rustem Khamitov visited the premises equipped with modern specialized equipment, and evaluated the conditions where the patients of the diagnostic centre are consulted.
“Every day 25-30 women are examined in the clinic free of charge. Appointments are held by three obstetrician-gynecologists, three doctors -mammologists, two ultrasound doctors and a radiologist, psychologist and nurses. Total there are 17 people of staff,” the chief doctor of the clinic Zuhra Gurova specified. “Since the opening about 9 thousand women were examined and consulted. Specialists found 16 percent of underlying and inflammation diseases requiring medical follow-up and 23 cases of malignancies, including 14 women diagnosed with breast cancer. For 2.5 hours, our specialists examine the whole reproductive organs system of a woman and establish a diagnosis.”
Svetlana Medvedeva talked with doctors and nurses, as well as with the patients who came to the clinic.