Zhebrivski Family Charitable Foundation purchased medical and diagnostic equipment for Shostka Children’s Hospital
The Shostka Children’s Hospital that has made available inpatient treatment of children diagnosed with COVID-19 since April 2021 has been provided with medical and diagnostic equipment purchased by the Zhebrivski Family Charitable Foundation. The operating COVID-19 treatment unit at the Shostka Hospital will make it possible to provide the qualitative and quick care to children.
“Each member of the staff consisting of one hundred and forty-two persons makes best efforts to provide 24-hour specialized and emergency medical care. But all efforts are ineffective without modern equipment,” comments Olena Hrechanychenko, Director of the Shostka Children’s Hospital.
The Zhebrivski Family Charitable Foundation has purchased a system for monitoring the patient’s physiological parameters, coagulometer and components for them as requested by the Hospital. The equipment has been already delivered and transferred to the Hospital.
Previously, furniture for pediatric patients and personal protective equipment have been purchased by the Foundation.
The Zhebrivski Family Charitable Foundation has been providing the necessary support to medical institutions to prevent COVID-19 spread. Last year, the Foundation allocated UAH 10 million to purchase lung ventilators, digital ultrasound diagnostic system, oxygen concentrators, other medical and diagnostic equipment and personal protective equipment for hospitals in different regions of Ukraine.
About the Foundation
The Zhebrivski Family Charitable Foundation is the Ukrainian charity organization, successor of the Farmak Charitable Foundation.
The Foundation has been established in 2011 and has implemented a lot of charitable projects in health care, education, restoration of cultural monuments, support of the army, assistance to socially vulnerable people, etc. for a decade.
The Zhebrivski Family Charitable Foundation is a long-term supporter of medical institutions in Ruzhyn urban-type settlement and Nemyryntsi village (Zhytomyr region)
In total, the Fund donated over UAH 4 million to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the Ruzhynskyi district, as well as to reconstruct and equip a first-aid post in Nemyryntsi village
As part of the anti-pandemic campaign, the Zhebrivski Family Charitable Foundation provided the Municipal Non-Commercial Enterprise “District Central Hospital” of the Ruzhynskyi District Council with an intensive care unit (lung ventilator) and four oxygen concentrators, as well as protective equipment for medical personnel: protective suits, goggles, medical masks, respirators, disinfectant solutions for the treatment of hands and surfaces. At the expense of the fund, an ambulance car was maintained and an industrial washing machine was purchased.
In 2020, the reconstruction of the premises and arrangement of the adjacent territory of the first-aid post in Nemyryntsi village, which is a structural unit of Municipal Non-Commercial Enterprise “Center for Primary Health Care” of the Ruzhynskyi District Council, was completed. The first-aid post was equipped with medical equipment, software and hardware for telemedicine, furniture, necessary inventory, medicines for primary care, protective equipment and disinfectant solutions for hand and surface treatment.
Medicines and disinfectant solutions were also transferred directly to Municipal Non-Commercial Enterprise “Primary Health Care Center” in Ruzhyn urban-type settlement.
Charitable assistance with medicines and personal protective equipment was provided to the Territorial Center for Social Services of Ruzhynskyi District of Zhytomyr Region, which cares for residents of respectable age who need social assistance.
It is worth reminding that the All-Ukrainian Charitable Organization “Zhebrivski Family Charitable Foundation” (successor of the Farmak Charitable Foundation) has existed for almost 10 years. The Zhebrivski Family Charitable Foundation supports educational institutions, medical institutions, and provides assistance to the Ukrainian army. And this year Farmak together with the All-Ukrainian Charitable Organization “Zhebrivski Family Charitable Foundation” allocated UAH 10 million for counteraction to the spread of coronavirus. In particular, the necessary equipment and personal protective equipment, as well as medicines purchased by them were delivered to 100 medical institutions in different regions of Ukraine.
Marathon of Kindness was held at Farmak
The employees of the Company raised UAH 10,000 for children with Down syndrome, sent 250 kg of food and useful things for the inmates of the Surius Shelter, donated almost 5 liters of blood, visited a sorting station and delivered 8 tons of leaves to the compost pit.
The Company’s Marathon of Kindness lasted three weeks and consisted of several activities which were chosen by the employees as they preferred. Despite the pandemic, the level of employee involvement is growing.
100 pairs of socks costing almost UAH 10,000 were purchased by colleagues in one day alone. The proceeds were donated to the All-Ukrainian Charity Organization “Down Syndrome” to organize developmental classes for sunny children.
Farmak employees did not ignore the children of the Sirius Shelter. Homeless animals are grateful to colleagues for delicious food, warm clothes and medicines. Charitable support amounting to 250 kg was provided to the shelter.
Farmak employees are real heroes. 13 employees from Shostka and Kyiv visited blood donation sites and donated almost 5 liters of blood. By the way, one dose of blood can help several patients at once!
The Company’s employees are not only engaged in manufacturing of high-quality and effective medicines, but also help nature. They visited the sorting station “Ukraine Without Waste” and joined the event “Clean City”. At the sorting station, participants learned how and what waste should be sorted, what can be transferred for recycling and what can be incinerated. The guide also told about what is recycled materials used for in the future.
During the event “Clean City”, Farmak employees in Kyiv cleaned 0.5 hectares of the park near the Shevchenko Cinema. They raked off the yellowed leaves and put them in trailers. 2 trailers weighing 4 tons were filled in just a few hours. The leaves were then unloaded into the compost pit, where it will rot and become the soil for flowers in greenhouses. In Shostka, the employees cleaned areas near their homes, they raked off fallen leaves, collected garbage and sorted it. 5 plots and a sports ground were cleaned.
Keep it up! Good job!