Kazbek Kokov to donate 1.6 million rubles to child for bone marrow transplant

The head of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, Kazbek Kokov, will allocate 1.6 million rubles ($22,000) from personal funds for the treatment of a child who needs a bone marrow transplant operation. The head of the republic  wrote on his page on the social network Instagram that the Ministry of Health of the republic will also help the child.

“10-year-old Dima, a resident of our republic, needs a bone marrow transplant. The donor was found, but it turned out that for the operation he needed a medicine, the cost of which exceeded 1.6 million rubles. We have organized support through the Ministry of Health, and I will personally provide the necessary material assistance that is required to purchase the medicine," Kokov wrote.