On the recovery and sanatorium-resort treatment of the population of the Mogilev region, affected by the Chernobyl disaster for 9 months of 2020

One of the important tasks of the Mogilev region is to provide sanatorium treatment and health improvement for children living or studying in areas contaminated with radionuclides. Minors living or studying in the territory of radioactive contamination in the zone of subsequent resettlement, in the zone with the right to resettlement and in the zone of residence with periodic radiation control have the right to annual free sanatorium treatment or health improvement.
Each health resort of the republic has everything necessary to provide effective spa treatment, health improvement and good rest for children. Due to the geographical location, high quality food products, a wide range of natural healing factors, the medical base of sanatorium-resort organizations, each child undergoes the necessary course of sanatorium-resort treatment or health improvement during the period of stay, according to a medical certificate of health.
For 9 months of 2020, in the Mogilev region, 5775 children and adolescents who suffered from the Chernobyl disaster took advantage of the sanatorium-resort treatment and rehabilitation. Of these, 5660 children are in organized groups, 115 children aged 3 to 6, accompanied by their parents.
1,482 children received spa treatment directly.
Children underwent health improvement and treatment in 22 health resorts located on the territory of the republic, and 140 children were able to receive it in the sanatorium "Belaya Rus" (Tuapse, Krasnodar Territory, Russian Federation).
Also, sanatorium-resort treatment was used by 8 people from among adults with disabilities of the 2nd group.