In Kirovogradshchina implementation of the project of the International Federation of societies of the Red Cross "Preparation for a flu pandemic" begins. The project for a year will be implemented in ten areas of Ukraine, "The German wave" reports.
- The purpose of the project is counteraction to flu H1N1 distribution among the population, readiness for a pandemic at public and economic levels, - the executive director of Society of the Red Cross of Ukraine Alla Habarova told. - At first this project will be implemented in ten areas, namely - Kirovograd, Vinnytsia, Kiev, Zakarpatye, Lvov, Nikolaev, Poltava, Sumy, Hmelnitsky and Chernigov.
Habarova noted an urgent need in large quantities to distribute information among the population as the pandemic of so-called swine flu is declared for a long time. Society of the Red Cross intends to introduce the project with the help of programs which already exist. It is a question of service of patronage sisters, service of providing first aid, volunteer movement, of the medical and social care to lonely people of a retirement age and search service.
In Kirovogradshchina the working group which part regional managements of health care, science and education, and also the chief state health officer of area and the deputy head of department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in area were is already created.
During action of the project of the chairman of the city and regional organizations of Society of the Red Cross, patronage nurses, volunteers will carry out is information - educational and scheduled maintenance among the area population. Besides, the edition and distribution of literature, carrying out conversations, polls among the population is provided.