Category Archives: Medicine and Health

A Day In The Life Of A Siberian Clinic – Part VI

Dear Readers: Today finishing my review of this “Day in the Life” story from RIA, about the Medical Cluster, in Barnaul, Russia.  Yesterday we met a very interesting man, Doctor/Professor Yakov Shoikhet who, at the age of 77 is still … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life Of A Siberian Clinic – Part V

Dear Readers: Still reviewing this “Day in the Life” story from RIA, about the Medical Cluster, in Barnaul, Russia.  Today we visit the “Dar” Center in the Cluster, “dar” is the Russian word for “gift”, and these babies in the … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life Of A Siberian Clinic – Part IV

Dear Readers: Continuing this “Day in the Life” story from RIA, about the Medical Cluster, in Barnaul, Altai Krai of Western Siberia.  Yesterday we met the Head of Hematology, Doctor Ilya Yelykumov.  The Hematology section is run according to the … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life Of A Siberian Clinic – Part III

Dear Readers: Continuing this “Day in the Life” story from RIA, about the Medical Cluster, in Barnaul, Altai Krai of Western Siberia, Russian Federation.  This Polyclinic “Cluster” services the entire region and it seems like, as everywhere in the world, … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life Of A Siberian Clinic – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing this “Day in the Life” story from RIA, about the Medical Cluster, in Barnaul, in the Altai Krai of Western Siberia, Russian Federation.  Just in passing, as a Linguistics curiosity, I note still another borrowing of an … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life Of A Siberian Clinic – Part I

Dear Readers: I saw this human interest story from RIA, about a medical clinic, or “Cluster” as they call it, in Barnaul, in the Altai Krai of Western Siberia, Russian Federation. As one can see from the map, Altai Krai … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Health Crisis — Is Music The Cure? – Part III

Dear Readers: Finishing up with this piece by Viktoria Fedotova, on the crisis of the Ukrainian healthcare situation.  It is the story (or extended metaphor) of a patient, a little girl named Ukraina, born with several genetic defects and badly … Continue reading

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