Metalloinvest implements a large-scale program of support for medical institutions in the amount of 2 billion rubles. The program will help counter the spread of coronavirus infection and expand the long-term capabilities of the healthcare system in the regions where the company operates.
The bulk of the funds was allocated to support healthcare institutions in the cities where Metalloinvest enterprises operate.
Nazim Efendiev, General Director of Metalloinvest Management Company:
– The main objective of the Company is to protect the health of employees and residents of our cities. We have always sought to help improve the effectiveness of medicine. Today's program is the result of an in-depth analysis of the needs of regional medical institutions in the face of a difficult epidemiological situation. Each of the items in the list has been worked out together with healthcare organizations, regional administrations and is targeted. The measures taken will increase the sustainability of medicine in our cities on a long-term basis.
The support program included medical organizations of Stary Oskol, Gubkin, Zheleznogorsk and Novotroitsk, as well as regional centers and nearby cities (Kursk, Belgorod, Orenburg and Orsk).
Under the program, city hospitals will be equipped with high-tech medical equipment:
computer tomographs, mechanical ventilators, blood gas analyzers, oxygen concentrators, specialized vehicles.
Zheleznogorsk city hospital No. 2, Starooskolsky district hospital of St. Luke, Gubkinsky central district hospital, hospitals of Kursk and Belgorod will receive computed tomography machines. They will also be equipped with tomographs at the Novotroitsk ambulance hospital, city hospitals No. 2 and No. 4 in Orsk, and city clinical hospital No. 5 in Orenburg.
Metalloinvest will finance the renovation of hospitals in order to install new equipment and deploy an additional hospital bed for patients with coronavirus infection. In Zheleznogorsk City Hospital No. 2, 60 new beds are being created, three emergency vehicles and equipment for resuscitation are being purchased.
Ambulances will also be delivered to the Old Oskol and Gubkin hospitals.
Metalloinvest will provide additional diagnostic equipment to the A.I. Federal Medical Biophysical Center Burnazyan. The center is a strategic partner of the company in the field of healthcare. Highly qualified specialists of the institute will provide advice to colleagues from the regions, conduct distance learning.
With the support of FMBA, modern clinical diagnostic laboratories are being created for screening for COVID-19 and other types of viral infections.
Metalloinvest continues to develop its own diagnostic base of LebGOK-Health corporate medical organizations in Stary Oskol and ChLPU Ambulatory in Zheleznogorsk.
In addition, additional personal protective equipment and disinfection for medical personnel and medicines are purchased.
In the topic Previously, the company has already allocated more than 100 million rubles to support state healthcare institutions in the Belgorod, Kursk and Orenburg regions.
Metalloinvest also allocated material assistance to each employee in the amount of 10 thousand rubles for the purchase of protective equipment and provided the entire team with individual kits for protecting health.
The company continues to monitor the development of the epidemiological situation and promptly takes measures to ensure stable production and employee safety.