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Health-Improving Therapies Provided to More Than 550 Children and Youth

Date: November 2020

Most severe flu epidemics typically fall on the autumn period. Children’s systems are not able to properly resist all bacteria, viruses, or even usual hypothermia. As a result, they are exposed to various seasonal diseases such as acute respiratory disease, tonsillitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis, laryngitis, tracheitis. Wet weather, reduced daylight hours, and insufficient ultraviolet exposure invariably result in the autumn blues. For this reason, doctors report a marked incidence increase for neuroses, depressions, and psychoses in the autumn period. Additionally, dermatoses are mostly caused by hypothermia and a common cold, coupled with the overall reduced immunity which is so characteristic to the season.

In order to protect skin from diseases, help cope with depression, and strengthen the immune system, it is essential for children to start taking vitamins and microelements already in late summer, with special focus on magnesium, potassium, and zinc.

Global company Indian Herbs, SHIV-MEDFARM has donated ayurvedic medicines for boys and girls who are our beneficiaries under the UWCF program “Walking to the Health Land”, in particular, the donations include: Neirovid, Energovid, Calciovid, Potentiovid, Derminol cream, Boro Beauty cream, Sustavovid cream for joints.

As part of our common efforts with Indian Herbs, SHIV-MEDFARM, towards improving children’s health, United World Cultures Foundation has made sure in advance that kids receive good medicine supplies and health-building therapies.

Ayurvedic medicines have been handed over to low-income families, children and youth with disabilities, who are current beneficiaries of UWCF and our partners:

1. NGO Pereborennia (“Overcoming”) Avdiivka City Association of People with Disabilities, Avdiivka, Donetsk Region

2. Young residents of villages Krasnohorivka, Orlivka, and Lastochkyne in Yasynuvata District of Donetsk Region,

3. Caritas-Spes-Berdiansk Religious Mission of Kharkiv and Zaporizhzhia Diocese of the Roman-Catholic Church in Ukraine, community outreach medical station, Berdiansk, Zaporizhzhia Region,

4. Zhytomyr City Children’s NGO Vse Robymo Sami (“We Do It All by Ourselves”),

5. Bilylivka’s community in Ruzhyn District, Zhytomyr Region,

6. NGO Vira V Dyvo (“Faith in the Miracle”), Kyiv,

7. Children from vulnerable families and children with disabilities in urban-type settlement Klavdiievo-Tarasove, Borodianka District, Kyiv Region,

8. DOBROVITA Charitable Foundation, Dnipro,

9. Orphanage for children with disabilities in Dnipro.