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- Pregnant and HIV-positive, Irina was on a self-destructive path until Dr. Svetlana Posokhova, director of the Odessa WWC, provided compassionate care and helped her find the will to change her life.
- Liana and Alexander struggled with the heartbreak of infertility and multiple miscarriages for 10 years before Dr. Lydia Gumenyuk, a specialist at the Odessa Oblast Family Planning Center, diagnosed Liana's condition and prescribed a course of treatment that led to the birth of Anastasia.
- Yulia struggled to obtain full and accurate information after she discovered a lump in her breast until Dr. Igor Kovalchuk, a surgeon at the Kiev WWC, finally gave her an open, honest diagnosis and helped her fight the disease.
- Yuri and Lena wanted to be together for the birth of their first child, but no area hospital would allow it. Then they learned about the Kiev WWC's "Partners in Birth" program, where midwife Elena Cheprasova helps make pregnancy and childbirth a family affair.
- Young Ermine's life would have been cut tragically short if not for the resuscitation skills learned at the Tbilisi EMS Trainng Center by Liziko Peikrishvili, whose quick actions meant the difference between life and death.
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- Neonatalogist Maya Shengali and her colleagues are better equipped to successfully resuscitate infants in respiratory distress thanks to new delivery room protocols developed by Nino Berdzuli, an OB/GYN at the Kutaisi WWC.
- A mere 900 grams at birth, Helena is now a healthy, happy 6-year-old thanks to Dr. Zoriana Salabay and the staff at the L'viv Regional Neonatal Center who helped save her using techniques and protocols learned through the activities of AIHA's L'viv/Detroit partnership
- Plagued by disfiguring tumors, 11-year-old Nargiz was too shy and embarrassed to even leave the house until Dr. Damira Baizakova and Bishkek/Kansas City partnership information coordinator Galina Sergeeva used the Internet to help diagnose and treat her rare condition.
- When her 2-year-old son Anton was diagnosed with diabetes, Irina vowed to do everything she could to make his life as healthy and normal as possible. Her efforts led to the creation of the Dubna Diabetes Education Center, where Olga Vetokhina manages a highly effective patient education program.
- Zamira struggled to cope with her son Iliyas' severe asthma until Dr. Munira Baizhanova used evidence-based treatment and prevention techniques learned through the work of the Almaty/Tucson partners to teach her how to manage the young boy's condition.
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