In the capital of Tatarstan, the renovation of the second building of
the City Hospital -16 has been completed. The medical facility is the only one
in Kazan in which there are departments of hematology and pneumology. During
the renovation, the roof, utilities were replaced in the building, new
equipment and furniture were installed, and toilets were installed in each hospital
room. The renovated medical facility was visited today by the Mayor of Ilsur
Metshin and the Tatarstan Minister of Construction, Architecture and Housing
“With the support of Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov, much
attention is paid to healthcare. Now one of the few buildings that require
renovation is another building of Hospital -16 with an area of 5,000 square
meters. We hope that we will renovate it as well,”- Ilsur Metshin said.
Hospital -16 is a multi-field medical facility, comprising a hospital, a
polyclinic, a maternity welfare clinic and a maternity hospital, an Ear and Eye
center and a pneumo-center. Today, the hospital employs about 900 people,
including more than 200 doctors. More than 56 thousand people are served in the
polyclinic, the women's consultation serves more than 32,300 patients. Up to 12
thousand patients receive specialized medical care in the hospital of the
hospital every year
The renovation of the hospital began 6 years ago: first, the polyclinic
and the maternity welfare clinic were overhauled, and later – a separate
catering unit, which was reequipped as a city outpatient center for
otorhinolaryngology and pneumology. Repairs in the five-storey second building
of the hospital began in March 2022, the work was carried out in stages.
A department of hematology is situated on the fifth floor of the
building. The renovation was completed here in the summer, in June patients
were admitted to the renovated premises. The floor is equipped with single and
double patient rooms with an individual bathroom and a separate ventilation
system, which is important for patients with low immunity. Ilsur Metshin looked
into the treatment room of the department and inspected the repairs carried
out. According to the chief physician of the hospital, Vladimir Belyakov, there
is everything necessary for the operation of the equipment: centrifuges, plasma
defrosters, and a ventilation system is connected.
After that, the Mayor of Kazan visited the Department of Pneumology. “Now
it is cozy, beautiful and functional,”- the head of the department, Elvira
Kudryavtseva, shared with the head of the city. According to her, the result of
the work carried out was appreciated by both employees and patients. “The
repair is wonderful. I visit the department every year, so I know how it was
here before,”- Zulfiya Abdralova, an elderly resident of Kazan, confirmed.
Besides, an X-ray computed tomography room with new equipment was
equipped in the second building of the hospital. In addition, a department for
storing medicines was opened in the renovated hospital building. Special
conditions have been created in it – the necessary temperature and humidity are
Together with the Mayor of Kazan, the hospital was visited by Deputy
Minister of Health Ildar Fatikhov, Deputy Head of the Health Department Ramil
Mukhamatdinov and Head of the administration of the Kirovsky and Moskovsky
districts Sergey Mironov.
For reference, this year Kazan plans to complete construction of a
children's polyclinic in Derbyshki, a perinatal center, and will also begin to build
a polyclinic with a children's and adult department in Salavat Kupere.