a Branch of the National medical research center of Transplantology and artificial organs named after academician V. I. Shumakov opened in the Volga.

the Center is a high-tech – then the most modern digital equipment that allow for electronic medical records. The Volgograd region will be able to deploy here and the Department for the training of students, said at the opening the Minister of health of Russia Mikhail Murashko.

the area of the new medical center – 39.3 thousand square meters. It located in the chamber 162 seats, 11 operating rooms, an outpatient clinic, Department of resuscitation and intensive therapy, radiology, laboratory, dialysis rooms for 20 people and a boarding house for 150 patients.

As the Minister noted, the location of medical facilities due to regional specifics: in the South, kidney problems are quite common. Medical care here will be to provide not only the residents of Volgograd region and other regions of southern and North Caucasian Federal districts. This is from several areas: kidney transplantation and heart-lung complex surgery, urology, Nephrology, cardiology, cardiac surgery and interventional radiology.

in addition, the head of the Ministry of health has announced that it has begun clinical trials of a vaccine against coronavirus. Process goes normally.

Also Murashko said that since the beginning of the pandemic in the social insurance Fund received 68 applications from relatives of the dead from coronavirus infection doctors. In 17 cases, already paid.