to the international community such a topic as oncology, is becoming more and more urgent.Recently, once two Russian non-governmental organizations received grants of more than 290 thousand dollars, targeting the development of the nursing care of cancer patients by citizens in the regions.
September 11 in Prague, was announced the list of winners.It happened at an international conference on nursing care in oncology.The prize winners were: charity "Trinity" and public organization "Association of Nurses of Russia."This was announced by the agency "Medical and social information."
«Nurses Association of Russia" will receive 150 thousand dollars which will be spent on improving the safety and quality of care, including chemotherapy in several clinics and dispensaries Russia.
At the moment, the leadership developed an educational program for nursing care in oncology.Partner of the Russian side - the American Society of oncology nurses.The joint project will soon 60 nurses attend education and training.T
second grant - 144 thousand dollars - for the organization of "Trinity."It should help create health centers in Severodvinsk.It is understood that these nurses will tell patients how to live and fight for life, knowing about her cancer.Also, they will have to teach family members to take care of loved ones.Nurse general practitioners will be trained in methods of prevention, screening and treatment of cancer.
Agency "Medical and social information" reports that among the population there is an extremely low level of awareness, not taking any preventive measures.The key causes of high mortality and morbidity of oncology in Russia and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe are the lack of screening activities and the limited resources of health care systems.
should also be noted that the Russian Federation is still understanding of the importance of nursing care in the treatment of cancer patients is very limited.For example, in our country in the framework of the plan of training of nurses does not have a special education for oncology nurses, whereas in other countries there is a similar profile.International grants to help fill this gap, at least partially.