On June 16, a solemn event, dedicated to the DPR Health Worker Day, took place in the Donetsk State Academic Musical and Drama Theatre. The Chairman of the DPR People’s Council, the deputies of the DPR People’s Council such as Alexander Kostenko and Sergey Zavdoveyev, the Acting Health Minister participated in the event.
The Head of the Ministry read the congratulatory address of the Head of the DPR Alexander Zakharchenko before the assembled.
ʺEsteemed health care workers! Please accept my sincere congratulations on your professional holiday.
It is impossible not to overstate the importance and complexity of your profession, because your work depends on the health and lives of citizens … I know firsthand how important the professionalism of a medical worker is. I myself was wounded and through a responsible approach to the work and professionalism of our medical professionals, I can continue to work.
Despite the prevailing conditions, our medical system continues to develop. Moreover, this year we have adopted the humanitarian programme for the reunification of the people of Donbass, a significant part of this programme is the provision of various kinds of health care…
I congratulate you on your professional holiday! I wish peace, well and peace of mind,ʺ the congratulatory address said.
Denis Pushilin, for his part, stressed the importance of the medical profession in war-time conditions.
ʺDear medical workers! Please accept heartfelt congratulations on your professional holiday. This holiday goes beyond something professional, because each of us can remember a person in a white coat whom we are grateful for professionalism, sensitivity and kindness and who helped to return our health or health of our loved ones.
It is especially clear today, in the context of war, when life and health are often dependent on you, the representatives of the most humane profession. Thanks to the knowledge and skilful action of the doctors, hundreds of thousands of lives of our own children have been saved and tens of thousands of babies have been born. Sincerely thank you and all the medical staff for your hard work and dedication to the profession,ʺ the parliamentarian speaker said.
The leader of the parliamentary faction “Donetsk Republic” Alexander Kostenko also expressed his gratitude to the health professionals for their professional and dedicated work.