A team of 25 Canadian surgeons have for the fifth time arrived in Ukraine - this time to operate 42 Ukrainian servicemen at the Central Military Hospital in Kyiv, Kanal 5 TV reports Feb. 28.
One of the surgeons is Oleh Antonishin. His parents emigrated to Canada where he was born.
Members of the team, surgeons and nurses, came to Ukraine on a voluntary basis.
For the first time, NATO surgeons joined the group. One of them is Capt. Andry Sydorenko. Born in Kyiv, he went to Canada 17 years ago.
The following team of Canadian doctors is to come in 6 months. During their prior visits, Canadian doctors had already performed 250 operations.