Wound care expert Ihor Vitenko from Destelbergen will soon leave for his motherland Ukraine to work in a field hospital. He travels there with 3 ambulances full of medical equipment. “My family supports it 100 percent. The victims of this terrible war must be helped,” he declares.
Zevergem – For years, police commissioner Patrick Termont (66) coordinated safety at AA Gent matches. Now that he is retired, he cycles every day to collect money for the Ukrainian-Ghent nurse Ihor Vitenko.
Thanks to the initiative of Anastiasiya Shyshlova, medical supplies from the Icelandic biotech company Kerecis have arrived in Ukraine, where they will be used to treat wounds resulting from burns, bombs and gunshots, Morgunblaðið reports. The products are made from cod skin in Ísafjörður, the West Fjords, and used worldwide in the treatment of wounds.