The Oncologic Unit of Children “Marianna V. Vardinoyannis – ELPIDA” takes over the reception of 30 about children with oncologic diseases from the war zone of Ukraine.
With the personal intervention of the President of the Association “ELPIDA –Association of Friends of Children with cancer” Mrs. Marianna V. Vardinoyannis, has already started a series of contacts with the Ambassador of Ukraine in Greece, Sergeii Shutenko and representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Health of Ukraine in order 30 little patients from the Oncologic Hospital of Ukraine to safely transfer to Greece to the Oncologic Unit of Children enabling them to continue their treatment while, the parents of the children will be hosted to “Guest House of ELPIDA”.
“The human drama that is in progress to Ukraine causes an enormous pain. The pictures of the children to the basements of the Oncologic hospitals indicate in the cruelest way the horror of any wartime clash. We will stand next to the little patients and their families so that, none of the children’s life to run any danger or cause any delay to its treatment. Any child in any part of the world has a right to life” Mrs. Marianna Vardinoyannis declared.
The common Administrator of the Children’s Hospital “Aghia Sofia” and “P&A. Kyriakou”, Mr. Manolis Papasavvas declared that “The Oncologic Hospital “Marianna V. Vardinoyannis- ELPIDA” is the only hospital in Greece for children with neoplastic disease. Following faithfully, the orama of the President of the Association “ELPIDA –Association of Friends of Children with cancer” Mrs. Marianna V. Vardinoyannis, it operates as of its establishment as a hospital for the children that suffer from their childhood from cancer without waiting lists and broderies. Our Oncologic Hospital could not abandon the Ukrainian people at those difficult times”.
It should be emphasized that, the Association “ELPIDA-Association of Friends of Children with cancer” with the initiatives of its President, Mrs. Marianna V. Vardinoyannis, stands to the side of the children and their families that, give a strong fight with the cancer by supporting them in practice with various actions.