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Kravchuk family got good treatment and care

January 6 2020 We chose from several options abroad and the final choice in favor of Kuopio was made due to the information we obtained about the qualifications of Professor Reetta Kälviäinen, and also due to the fact that the specialists of KUH constantly maintained contact with us and answered all our questions. READ MORE

If Vilho hadn't received the right kind of treatment at KUH, he had lost the vision of the affected eye

November 29 2019 "My right eye was diagnosed with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) over two years ago. If I hadn’t received the right kind of treatment, I will surely have lost the vision of the affected eye." READ MORE

Maija Ukkonen could not walk, got help from FinnHealth

August 5 2019 Maija Ukkonen could not walk, got help from FinnHealth I got my life back thanks to Kuopio University Hospital and FinnHealth. The information that given was clear all along and there was no uncertainty during the whole process. I received clear answers to all my questions. READ MORE


“It has been a pleasure working with you and the rest of the staff at Kuopio Hospital!”

- patient from Sweden, age 45

“I like to take the opportunity to thank you for your service and please also give my regards to Helena Länsimies.”

“I have had terribly good luck. I do not know how I would like to thank Finnish healthcare .”

“The hospital in Kuopio is very modern and well equipped.”

- patient from St. Petersburg, age 45