The list of medicines and consumables was determined at the request of doctors
Zaporizhstal handed over a large batch of medicines to the local military hospital – approximately 18,000 units for a total amount of over 525,000 UAH. Metinvest.Media’s message reports about it.
This supply includes 15 items: hemostatic, anti-inflammatory, antihistamines, as well as antibiotics, stimulators of peristalsis and antiseptics. These are mostly medicines for therapeutic treatment and post-operative rehabilitation.
According to the Zaporizhstal’s CEO Oleksandr Myronenko, the list was determined according to the needs of the medical institution, this system is well established.
“We receive requests from doctors – what is needed, in what quantity. If the medicines are imported, Metinvest buys them abroad. If we can find the appropriate quality here, we buy in Ukraine,” he said.
Oleksandr Myronenko notes that earlier the plant purchased and delivered medical equipment to the hospital several times and will continue to do so. But now there is an urgent need for medicines and consumables, so they were brought.
“I think this is a very important step from us to support the defenders of Ukraine. And support the doctors who hold the medical front and can provide the necessary assistance to the wounded fighters,” says the CEO of Zaporizhstal.
Metinvest together with the Rinat Akhmetov Foundation have been supporting the hospital in Zaporizhzhia since the first days of the war. The total value of the transferred surgical instruments, medicines and equipment already amounts to more than 15.5 million hryvnias.
As the officer of the Zaporizhzhia military hospital’s management said, the main direction of the doctors’ work is to stabilize the physical condition of wounded servicemen and provide primary treatment. Currently, there is a need for the medicines donated by Zaporizhstal – bandages, hemostatic materials, drugs for recovery – especially considering that the defense forces of the region are conducting active combat operations.
As GMK Center reported earlier, Metinvest group, with the support of Ingulets Mining (InGOK), purchased and installed two diesel generators for UAH 3 million in Kryvyi Rih Hospital No. 17.