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Re: Medical care in Russia - third world standards ?
« Reply #45 on: November 21, 2017, 06:01:47 AM »
He not in a rural enviroment but a decent sized city, i could fully understand it if that was the case.  Also sadly he is not really in any condition to be moved anywhere.

I read an article in the Moscow times titled " Russian healthcare is dying a slow death"

Where, which city?

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Re: Medical care in Russia - third world standards ?
« Reply #46 on: November 21, 2017, 09:19:12 PM »
He not in a rural enviroment but a decent sized city, i could fully understand it if that was the case.  Also sadly he is not really in any condition to be moved anywhere.

I read an article in the Moscow times titled " Russian healthcare is dying a slow death"

Where, which city?

Don't believe all which you may read in the MT...

He was asked before but avoid to mention it!


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Re: Medical care in Russia - third world standards ?
« Reply #47 on: November 21, 2017, 10:14:45 PM »
He should have the balls to name and shame the city concerned rather than tar the whole country with the same brush.. IMHO.
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Re: Medical care in Russia - third world standards ?
« Reply #48 on: November 22, 2017, 07:13:11 AM »


Don't believe all which you may read in the MT...

Here we go....  it was more believable  that many Kremlin controlled / mates of Kremlin run media

Depending on where you live healthcare in Russia varies widely - from brilliant to nigh on impossible - given the distances involved

 

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« Reply #49 on: November 22, 2017, 01:49:46 PM »
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Please, give an example when the Parkinson's was healed.

There is no cure for Parkinson's.  Jesse Jackson recently revealed that he has the disease.  You can try some treatment to minimize the symptoms, but it will not reverse itself for you to recover.  Try providing almost around the clock care to a quadriplegic.  Sort of like a patient in the early stages of Alzheimer's.  However, you have to use special respiratory equipment, keep checking for blockages, watch electrolyte levels, perform medical procedures as necessary, lift out of bed using a Hoyer lift, etc.  Most people either have to take on the responsibility themselves or "farm it out" to an institution.  In the news recently, an elderly war veteran was in an institution when he had a problem breathing and called out for help.  Cameras recorded the nurses not responding for hours and when they did, they were laughing when they were giving emergency treatment in his room (he died and did not recover).

You failed to mention this was likely a hate crime. These worthless POS nurses were black and the man who died was a white WWII veteran.

Imagine losing many friends and putting your life on the line to perish at the end while “nurses” laughed in your face.

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Re: Medical care in Russia - third world standards ?
« Reply #50 on: November 23, 2017, 11:30:33 AM »
He should have the balls to name and shame the city concerned rather than tar the whole country with the same brush.. IMHO.

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Agree 100%.

As Rosco mentioned medical care in the UK can vary drastically from rural to city.

It’s the same here in the USA. Where I’m at is hit or miss but mostly mediocre. About two and a half hours away is world class if you’ve got the $$. I can go about two hours to a Veterans hospital which some aspects are excellent like ER for heart but surgeries could be hit or miss again.

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Re: Medical care in Russia - third world standards ?
« Reply #51 on: November 23, 2017, 11:39:57 AM »
With money, anything is possible in Moscow. Depending on where her father is, I think good private care is also available in Novosibirsk. That Russian healthcare is dying a slow death, seems an overly negative and pessimistic assessment, but pretty typical for the Moscow Times from what I’ve seen. That being said, the public system in Russia isn’t probably able to meet the expectations of care you have for your girlfriend’s father. For this, you’ll need to find good private care, which isn’t necessarily available in the city he’s located. In my experience, any Russian who can afford it has private insurance, or ponies up the cost needed to get access to the private system which is on par with anything available in Europe. I wish you well and hope you can find a satisfactory solution to your situation!


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Re: Medical care in Russia - third world standards ?
« Reply #52 on: November 24, 2017, 01:52:07 AM »
With money, anything is possible in Moscow. Depending on where her father is, I think good private care is also available in Novosibirsk. That Russian healthcare is dying a slow death, seems an overly negative and pessimistic assessment, but pretty typical for the Moscow Times from what I’ve seen. That being said, the public system in Russia isn’t probably able to meet the expectations of care you have for your girlfriend’s father. For this, you’ll need to find good private care, which isn’t necessarily available in the city he’s located. In my experience, any Russian who can afford it has private insurance, or ponies up the cost needed to get access to the private system which is on par with anything available in Europe. I wish you well and hope you can find a satisfactory solution to your situation!


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Along with the local medical care as provided by the govt to everyone in other cities all over RU.

Medical care in Russia is slowly but surely improving throughout the country..
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Re: Medical care in Russia - third world standards ?
« Reply #53 on: November 28, 2017, 04:22:22 PM »
4 rules for choosing medical care in Russia

https://www.rbth.com/lifestyle/326864-how-choosing-medical-care
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« Reply #54 on: November 29, 2017, 05:46:50 AM »
That article summarised in a few words: this article was written for a company called Medicina who recommend that you use only Medicina for all your health needs.

Not editorial. Hardly even advertorial. Marketing in Russia still has some way to go. I bet that most targeted readers of that piece who are seriously interested in arranging health care will have reacted negatively to the presentation. ;)
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