Ukraine's president arranges Israel hospital care for policewoman injured by mine

Israeli intensive care doctor flies to the Ukraine on a rented jet to stabilize the policewoman’s condition and bring her to Israel.

July 20, 2015 17:55

ukraine. (photo credit: REUTERS)


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A 31-year-old woman serving in the Ukrainian police department was flown from the city of Lvov to Haifa for treatment at the Rambam Medical Center after being wounded by a mine.

The country’s president was personally involved in arranging for the evacuation to Israel, making contact with Dr.

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Roman Barak, head of Haifa’s private Horev Medical Center, who 18 months ago treated a Ukrainian mayor who was wounded in an assassination attempt.

As a result, Rambam’s intensive care director, Prof. Yaron Bar, flew to the Ukraine on a rented jet to stabilize the policewoman’s condition and bring her to Haifa.

She has undergone several operations. When her condition stabilizes, she will be taken for rehabilitation, Rambam said.

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