Soleterre is actively working in Ukraine providing medical treatment, accommodation and psychological support to children with cancer and their families in Kyiv and Lviv. After the attacks, the priority now is to provide a safe shelter to children with cancer in Kyiv and evacuate those able to move in a safer area of Ukraine closer to the eastern border. It's also fundamental to ensure continuity in medical care, especially for the children undergoing chemotherapy treatment.
Since February 24th, 2022, Kyiv is under attack! Many civilians are on the run, the authorities advise those who are remaining to immediately find a safe shelter. For children with cancer it was a tragic day: surgical interventions were suspended, and also chemotherapy sessions had to be re-scheduled.
The priority now is to provide a safe shelter for children and their families, and ensure the continuity in medical treatment for cancer. Soleterre together with Zaporuka Foundation, our local partner, has taken immediate action to: provide a safe shelter to children with cancer and to their families in Kyiv and evacuate those able to move in a safer area of Ukraine closer to the eastern border. ensure continuity in medical care, especially for the children undergoing chemotherapy treatment.
We also will guarantee flexible and immediate support to the 3 hospitals we cooperate with: the Institute of Cancer in Kyiv, the Neurosurgery Center in Kyiv, the Regional Pediatric Hospital in Lviv, and be ready to host people in need in our facilities.