Odesa region received medical equipment and personal protective equipment from business representatives

29 May 2020, 15:17
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Odesa region received four thousand sets of individual protection for medical workers of the Odesa regional center of emergency medical care and disaster medicine and Odesa city hospital №3. Deniys Musiienko, the chief of staff of the Odesa regional state administration, told about it. Representatives of PepsiCo Ukraine provided assistance to medical institutions.

"We are grateful to business representatives for their help. In the context of combating the spread of Covid-19 for us, the protection of physicians is a priority. I am confident that such coordinated work will allow us to bring the time closer to overcoming coronavirus infection, "Denys Musiienko stressed.

According to the so-called at. Director of the Department of Protection, doctors of the Emergency Center make about a thousand visits to patients throughout the region every day, so such care is essential.

"Ambulance crews" are at the forefront of the fight against coronavirus. It is extremely important that healthcare workers are protected from danger. We are very grateful to PepsiCo for supporting our heroes, "said Nataliia Odarii-Zakharieva.

PepsiCo in Ukraine allocates more than 25 million hryvnias for the purchase of more than 16,000 personal protective kits for healthcare workers (suits, masks, respirators, gloves, boot covers) and specialized equipment for hospitals in the regions where the company's production facilities and logistics centers are located. The program is implemented with the support of Blagomay Charitable Foundation.

"Thanks to the support of our customers and the efforts of the team, we also have the opportunity to donate some of the products and funds to charity. I believe that with the joint efforts of the state, responsible business, our society and professionals at the forefront of this fight, we will definitely stop the spread of coronavirus, "said Vasyl Stefaniuk, Director of PepsiCo in Ukraine in the Odesa region.