The South Moravia Region has celebrated the opening of a children’s treatment center that includes speleotherapy. The first patients will arrive in March.
The new Children’s Sanatorium and Speleotherapy Centre in Ostrava u Macochy is the only one of its kind in the Czech Republic. It is intended for children aged 3 to 18 who have asthma, respiratory system inflammation, allergies, or atopic eczema. On Thursday, February 23, 2023, Governor Jan Grolich of the South Moravian Region joined other partners from the consortium of contractors to hold an official opening ceremony for the building, which cost a total of CZK 218 million and utilized a loan from the European Investment Bank.