The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Madam Atifete Jahjaga, accompanied by the Minister of Health, Imet Rrahmani, visited the Oncology Clinic at the University Clinical Center of Kosovo and the patients who are being treated in this clinic.
The General Director of the UCCK, Curr Gjocaj, and the Director of the Clinic of Oncology, Dr. Ekrem Hyseni informed President Jahjaga with the work done at this clinic, the successes achieved and the challenges they face in providing health services.
During the visit, which was developed in the framework of the marking of the month of sensitization against breast cancer, President Jahjaga expressed the commitment of the institutions of the country to offer all citizens access to adequate health services.
In a statement given after the visit, President Jahjaga said:
I have come to the Oncology Clinic, together with Minister Rrahmani, with the Director, to see from close all the work and all the activities done to offer services to all our citizens affected by the disease of cancer.
All the services being offered as part of this clinic, the entire specialized and professionally trained personnel and all the equipments and technology for the diagnosis of these diseases have been and continue to be the main objective of the institutions of the Republic of Kosovo to be advanced repeatedly, with the only aim to have the best possible services for all citizens who need services in the fight against this disease.
I had the opportunity that together with the Minister and the Director to also meet some patients, to whom I wish full and good health. I saw an extraordinary willingness from their side to fight this disease. Also, I congratulated the Director and the Minister for the professional work of the medical staff, who for years have been providing quality services and requested from them to be uncompromising in their special mission in service and assistance to our citizens.
Since the month of October for these years has been the month of sensitization against breast cancer, I take this opportunity to invite all the citizens of Kosovo to do continuous controls. This counts both for men and women, because the early diagnosis of this disease means saving the life.