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

August 12 2019 If Vilho hadn’t received the right kind of treatment at KUH, he had lost the vision of the affected eye "My right eye was diagnosed with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) over two years ago. First I went to see the local ophthalmologist for loss of vision, and I was instructed to go see professor Kai Kaarniranta at the ophthalmology clinic of Kuopio University Hospital. 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

From the shop to the KUH

August 5 2019 From the shop to the KUH “Lung cancer was found to by chance immediately after the heart attack. The doctor stated that there is a 5-centimeter lung cancer at the top of the left lung. It was then a new series of operations, says the shopkeeper Pentti Kaulamo. READ MORE

CLIENT QUOTES

“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