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Volunteer medics hold press conference on why foreign medical volunteers are not given Ukrainian citizenship

The event will be held at Gorshenin Institute.

Volunteer medics hold press conference on why foreign medical volunteers are not given Ukrainian citizenship

On July 12, Tuesday at 11:00, a press conference in Gorshenin Institute will be held by Pyrohov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital on the topic: "Why Ukraine is slow in giving citizenship to foreign medical volunteers?"

Three months ago, the mobile hospital called on the Minister of Health requesting assistance in the provision of Ukrainian citizenship to Russian citizen Olha Simonova, who has rendered outstanding service to Ukraine. The appeal remained unanswered. The medics wrote a collective letter to the President of Ukraine, suggested the public and the media to take care of the case.

The organizer of the press conference: Gorshenin Institute and the Justice Movement.

Participants of the press conference:

Henady Druzenko, co-founder and head of Pirohov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital;

Olga Simonova, paramedic, a citizen of the Russian Federation;

Vladyslav Horbovets, surgeon Pirohov FVMH;

Maxym Tsyhanok, surgeon Pirohov FVMH;

Contacts for media accreditation: (044) 230 49 62;

Address of the Institute Gorshenin: Kyiv, 18b Mala Zhytomyrska St., (entrance through the arch from Mikhailovsky Lane).