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  1. Second “Mother-Baby” department planned!

    In April of 2016 director Olga Ivanovna started this project “I will manage everything if my mum is nearby”. It was a risk to start this project because no one knew if mothers with newborn, disabled children would get in contact with NBH and whether this offer was needed. With great commitment and anticipation, the renovation was planned and carried out.
    At the end of 2017, this new department was opened and a waiting list had to be created in early 2018!

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  2. Aleksandr has congenital clubfoot

    Updated news Mai 31st, 2018
    Alexandr ist back from Kharkov. He was successfully operated on his foot. A week after the operation he got a plaster cast, again.

    The next hospital visit in Kharkov is planned for the beginning of August…

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  3. Vreni and Thomas visited Ukraine

    Updated news May 18, 2018
    Bye bye Kiev.

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  4. Françoise, Christophe and Sergey visiting Ukraine

    Updated news April 6th, 2018
    Today Hürlimann family went to visit KCC in Kiev, with Yaroslav.

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  5. Training courses in Poland need funding

    Updated news 21.12.2017 regarding Training courses in Poland here!

    Olga has a new request for funding, training courses in Poland for two NBH rehabilitologists. This rehabilitation program uses a method of “conductive education” (CE) developed by Hungarian András Pető. Pető was a Hungarian doctor, who has created a framework for an educational model, in which children with disabilities could have an education that met their particular physical and intellectual needs. CE has gained more and more acceptance in the education of children with motor disorders, for children who have cerebral palsy or brain injury. more

  6. Update on Olga’s health

    Updated news 19.07.2017 regarding German drugs for Olga!

    Back in August of 2015 Olga Ivanovna was diagnosed with cancer.
    In May of 2017 Olga IVanovna went to Kiev for a check-up.

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  7. Little Sofia

    12.07.2017: Updated news regarding “little Sofia” here!

    Little Sofia was born with two serious diagnoses: congenital heart disease and cleft palate. more

  8. Urgent assistance for medicaments for NBH

    Updated news regarding “medicaments for NBH” project here!

    The Ukrainian government pays 0.08 euros for medications per child per day. For 200 children, the budget per month is 500 euros, which is not nearly enough. Medications have become 5x more expensive since the crisis began 3 years ago, yet budget remained the same!

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  9. Art Therapy update

    Updated news 7.5.2017 regarding “Art Therapy” after second Art Therapies has graduated here!

    Almost six months have passed since the launching of the new art therapy rehabilitation program. It has become the most favorite occupation for all children at NBH. The project has overcome all, even the most optimistic prognoses and expectations. Children just love it. And the results are also incredible: the most “difficult” and closed children reveal their inner world, gain trust toward grown-ups. more

  10. Nastya went to Kiev

    Updated news 18.03.2017 regarding Nastya here!

    Despite the difficult life and the terrible diagnosis, Nastya remains an angel, always smiling and incredibly friendly.

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