Civilians have virtually no access to healthcare – head of Severodonetsk District Military Administration Vlasenko
Access to healthcare in the occupied Severodonetsk district of Luhansk region is almost non-existent, and all medicines are Russian and of unknown quality
Roman Vlasenko, the head of the Severodonetsk District Military Administration, said this on Espreso TV.
"There is some medical care there, but in reality, all large medical institutions operate as military hospitals. In fact, there is no emergency care for civilians. There is practically no access to medical services because there are no doctors there," Vlasenko said.
According to the official, most of the medical staff has left, about a dozen or so medics remain.
"The rest are Russian military medics or medical workers from Russia. In the current conditions, it is almost impossible to provide any quality care. The situation with medicines and pharmacies is the same. All medicines are Russian, the quality is unknown, the cost is high, and the range is very limited," he summarized.