International private companies operating in Ukraine, are increasingly involved in the struggle against the pandemic. This was announced by the U.S.-Ukraine business Council. The flagship businesses have already made significant contributions to Ukrainian medical and charitable organizations, which oppose the spread of COVID-19.
Thus, the company Philip Morris Ukraine transferred 10 million to the charity Fund “Health for all”. The money will be spent on equipment for personal protection of doctors and will reserve for emergency needs of hospitals during the outbreak of the epidemic. As stated by the head of the Fund “Health for all” Serhiy Shevchuk, the necessary remedies will be purchased and donated to hospitals in the near future.
Not left behind law company LCF Law Group. Here he initiated the purchase of medicines for the needs of the Institute of Pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology NAMS of Ukraine. With the help of International charitable Fund “Justice” purchased 25 sets of protective clothing for doctors, 600 medical masks, medical gloves 10 000, 200 liters of disinfectant, and antiviral drugs.
In turn, one of the enterprises of the agricultural holding UkrLandFarming, which works in the Kherson region, donated 200 thousand hryvnia in support of local health facilities in the Kherson region. Funds will be used for urgent procurement of consumables for diagnostic equipment, personal protective equipment, and the like.
As reported the press service of the holding, the enterprises belonging to it, help local hospitals in many regions of Ukraine. Help to medical institutions to purchase equipment for laboratories, disinfectants, ventilators.
U.S.-Ukraine business Council also cites the examples of many other companies that donate funds to fight the epidemic at the level of Ukrainian towns and villages.
In particular, Astarta Agro Holding is planning until the end of April to devote to the fight against coronavirus 15 million hryvnia. Now the help of our supporters has already received 24 hospitals in Poltava, Khmelnytskyi, Vinnytsia, Zhytomyr, Ternopil, Kharkiv and Chernihiv regions. Astarta also reported that he had purchased for regional hospitals 15 ventilators; expected delivery of this equipment from abroad.
U.S.-Ukraine business Council also recalls that the US Government has allocated $1.2 million of aid against the spread of COVID-19 in Ukraine.