Caring for children's health in the Brest region

Caring for children's health is a priority in the Brest region. One of the types of social assistance in improving the health of the child is the preferential provision of sanatorium-resort treatment and rehabilitation.
The number of minor children from 3 to 18 years old living in the Brest region is about 241 thousand people and is second in the country in terms of its size, behind the city of Minsk.
Thanks to the socially-directed policy of the state, our children have the opportunity for free sanatorium-resort treatment in the presence of medical indications. In order to provide the most complete coverage of children in need of sanatorium-resort treatment, a thorough organizational work is carried out in the region. In cities and districts, the neediness of children is studied, with a breakdown by disease profile, and the demand for preferential sanatorium-resort treatment. At the level of the Brest Regional Executive Committee, decisions are made annually on preferential sanatorium-resort treatment and rehabilitation of the population, broken down by cities and districts, one of the main tasks of which is to organize children's health and recreation in the region.
This year, due attention will also be paid to sanatorium-resort treatment and rehabilitation of children in the region. Thus, in 2019 in the Brest region, about 17 thousand children, including 670 disabled children, about 11 thousand children living and studying in the areas contaminated with radionuclides, will recover their health in the health resorts of the Republic of Belarus. In addition, it is planned to improve 92.6 thousand children in health camps during vacation periods.
It should be noted that annually about 80 percent of the total amount of funds allocated by the state is directed to the implementation of benefits for sanatorium-resort treatment and the health of children. The need for the rehabilitation of children is provided in the region in full.
Health resorts in Belarus, accepting for treatment both the children themselves and the legal representatives accompanying them, are located both within and outside the country, in places with unique natural resources.
Sanatorium-resort treatment of children is carried out according to modern methods. The entire wellness complex is built mainly on the natural, natural treatment - it is mud, mineral waters, various baths, inhalations, speleo (halo) therapy and a favorable climate. Health resorts are equipped with modern medical equipment that allows not only treatment, but also the diagnosis of diseases in children.
Children's sanatoriums offer year-round rehabilitation with the provision of the basic training course of the school program. At the same time, qualified psychologists work in sanatoriums to help the child overcome the disease. Rest in the children's sanatorium will also provide the correct mode of the day, healthy food and leisure. Here interesting entertainment, educational, sports programs, excursion trips are invented, circle work is carried out.
Annual prevention of diseases with the help of spa treatment will have a restorative effect on the young body and will give rise to the emergence of strong immunity. A highly qualified staff of health resorts and health camps will provide children with quality treatment and proper rest.