What have Kakhovski waters brought to Odesa?

What is the danger to people’s health caused by the environmental disaster caused by the Russian aggressors undermining the Kakhovska HPP? What are the risks of an outbreak of serious diseases for residents of our region? Recently, authoritative specialists in Odesa are most often asked these questions.

Odesa National Medical University has two departments of medical and preventive profile, which teach students the basics of hygiene and sanitation. This is the Department of Hygiene and Medical Ecology. It is headed by a Doctor of Medical Sciences, Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Professor Volodymyr Babienko. The second department — of general and clinical epidemiology and biosafety — is headed by a Doctor of Medical Sciences, Honored Doctor of Ukraine, Professor Mykola Golubiatnikov. By the way, it was founded back in 1920 by the outstanding microbiologist and epidemiologist Danylo Zabolotnyi. Currently, ONMedU actively cooperates with Odesa Regional Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, find more details in the first-hand comments.