Our task is to provide decent social conditions to all Ukraine’s defenders - SBU Head
The SBU Head Vasyl Hrytsak participated in the opening of the infrastructure facility built for rehabilitation of the ATO participants during his working trip to Odesa.
The majority of the SBU staff participated in the ATO and everyday countered the Russian hybrid war in the peaceful regions of Ukraine. “The key task of the state, the SBU leadership, the local government bodies is to provide the defenders of Ukraine with the decent social conditions in all possible directions,” Vasyl Hrytsak emphasized.
The SBU finds opportunities for raising the level of social security and material support of the staff in conditions of the everyday counteracting to the Russian aggression. One of the major departmental rehabilitation centres for the SBU officers works in Odesa. “The work on the expansion of its functional base is under my constant control,” the SBU Head underlined.
After the beginning of the Russian aggression, the issue of the rehabilitation of the militants, who had been countering it, became the priority task for the state. "At the end of 2016, communicating with the colleagues who were rehabilitating after serving in the ATO area, I guaranteed that the modern swimming complex would be built in the SBU sanatorium in Odesa,” Vasyl Hrytsak reminded. “Today we have got the largest swimming pool with seawater in Odesa, working for our defenders,” he said.
The construction of the swimming pool, equipped with the special installations for cleaning, disinfecting and heating of the sea water, was finished in the short term. Thanks to the new complex, the rehabilitation process of patients with problems with the supporting-motor apparatus and physical recovery of the militants would be provided. According to the words of the SBU Head, the facility was built exclusively for the sponsors’ money. “We managed to reduce significantly the cost of the work by involving the decent businessmen and maximizing the involvement of our specialists”, - said the SBU Head.
The course of treatment in the updated complex of the SBU departmental sanatorium will be available for the representatives of other institutions by the referrals. “They will feel the results of the country's concern about the social support of the SBU officers and all participants of the ATO every day,” assured Vasyl Hrytsak.
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