The head of the only in the Baltic countries «Laboratory of prosthesis of eye Walter», prosthetist Latvian Valdis Valters his account held a prosthetic eye four Ukrainian military ATO. It is reported portal VIDIA with reference to the report published by the Chairman of the Board of the Latvian Fund for support of Ukraine Jana Sagittarius.
«Each prosthesis for guys cost 350 euros. The total amount of donations of Valter’s — 1750 Euro (one of the fighters needed to backup the prosthesis),» said the volunteer.
By the way, Valters helps Ukraine is not the first time — previously he came to Kiev and within a few days set 28 permanent and 7 temporary prosthetic eye, advised 66 patients.
Sagittarius Jan also reported about the direct expenses of the Fund of support of Ukraine in connection with the travel of Ukrainians in Latvia:
«27 year old guard, hard-hit when the grenade, examined his eyes (31,50 euros) and had CT scan head (108 euros), consultation of microhirurgia and neurochirurgy — free and, thank God, now further support these professionals don’t need. 37 year old cyborg defender of Donetsk airport, examined the brain (168 euros), he consulted a private neurologist, specializing in neuroplasticity», — she wrote.
The volunteer also said that Ukraine International airlines gave the tickets are almost free — the price of a ticket Kiev — Riga — Kiev was only 10 hryvnia and was paid by the Ukrainian volunteers.
«Thanks to the Ukrainian Embassy in Latvia and especially the Ambassador, before and after prosthetic treatment of our guests lived in the Embassy. Thanks to the Latvian volunteers the Fund had no expenses on transportation and meals,» he stated.
We will note, according to data for October 2015 in prosthetics needed more than 350 fighters ATO.
A doctor from Latvia at its expense prosthetic Ukrainian military 16.02.2016