Skip to comments.Russian kids with cancer must make way for country’s top judges
Posted on 01/21/2013 9:12:44 AM PST by Brad from Tennessee
MOSCOW Russian health care is getting a jolt of Soviet-style management in the northern city of St. Petersburg. The prosaically named Hospital No. 31, once reserved for the Communist Party elite of Leningrad, is to be closed to the public again after more than 20 years, on orders from the Kremlin this time, to become the exclusive medical center for the nations top judges.
But doctors and supporters of the hospital are furious and are vowing to fight its closure every way they can. They point out that it is among the top hospitals in the city, and that it is home to a childrens oncology unit that treats 40 percent of St. Petersburgs pediatric cancer cases.
Who cares about doctors who will lose their jobs? said Alexandra Slavyanskaya, head of a charity called Happy World that raises money for childrens health care and has been a donor to Hospital No. 31. And who cares about sick children who will not get treatment and will die? They just dont care about people. Its our traditional lack of respect for people.
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Coming soon to a hospital near you — seriously.
Deception by omission using emotional rhetoric is SOP for the leftist MSM.
A classic look into our future thanks to Obamacare and our traiterous Chief Judge Roberts.