By the end of the year Ukraine and Norway will start the implementation of a joint three-year project in the field of health protection, reports the press service of the Ukrainian Embassy in Norway.
The Norwegian government will allocate 37 million Norwegian kroner ($4 million) for the project.
"One of the main goals of the project is the improvement of the Ukrainian healthcare system in the field of physical and psychological rehabilitation provided to wounded Ukrainian military personnel and other injured citizens," said Ukrainian Ambassador to Norway Viacheslav Yatsiuk.
The project also provides for cooperation in the protection against infectious diseases and the prevention and treatment of certain types of diseases. Within the framework of cooperation, several Ukrainian and Norwegian medical and research institutions will be involved in the project.