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Prime Minister Golob: Our scientists are diligently working on solutions aimed at improving lives

Today, Prime Minister Robert Golob visited the Department of Haematology at the University Medical Centre Ljubljana, where the most complex and immunocompromised patients receive treatment. The Department of Haematology is the only tertiary institution for haematology patients in Slovenia.

After touring the newly renovated department, the Prime Minister was briefed on the latest advancements in the treatment of blood diseases and hematopoietic disorders, including the introduction of the cutting-edge CART-T cell therapy for haematological patients. This is a great opportunity for Slovenia and offers hope for cancer patients in need of new treatment options.

In his statement to the press, the Prime Minister expressed gratitude to all medical staff at the University Medical Centre Ljubljana and other healthcare institutions across Slovenia for their dedication, despite the ongoing strike. "I also had the opportunity to meet with very satisfied patients who spoke highly of the medical staff's attitude towards them. It's important to acknowledge and discuss this," added the Prime Minister regarding his visit to the renovated Department of Haematology.

He emphasised that their discussions with representatives of research institutions also covered future prospects, particularly regarding cell therapy, and how the government can help to ensure that patients receive only the best treatments through increased funding and streamlined procedures. The Prime Minister further noted that Slovenian scientists are diligently working on solutions aimed at improving lives. "The perception that everything has come to a standstill due to the strike is not true. I have seen that first-hand today," the Prime Minister concluded.