Kharkiv Oblast hospitals received ultrasound devices from French benefactors. Moreover, Swiss and Polish foundations handed over electric generators to Kharkiv libraries.

On March 29, Kharkiv libraries received energy generators with the support of Kharkiv Mayor Ihor Terekhov, thanks to the cooperation with the Swiss Foundation ALIPH, the Polish Foundation BRDA, and the Bureau of Cultural Heritage Protection of the City of Warsaw.

Swiss and Polish foundations handed over electric generators to Kharkiv libraries / Photo: Kharkiv City Council

“Nowadays, it is a guarantee of uninterrupted work of library institutions. And we also hope that we will be able to use generators during outdoor events, which we plan to hold in libraries in the future,” the Department of Culture said.

On March 28, hospitals in Kharkiv city, Valky, Pervomaisk, Vovchansk, Krasnohrad, Liubotyn, Izium, Kupiansk, and Slobozhansk communities, received 52 portable ultrasound devices. The non-governmental organization MEHAD (ex-UOSSM France) in Ukraine helped to purchase the equipment.

“Our hospitals will use these gadgets to provide medical aid for injuries and blood loss. They are irreplaceable specifically for emergency care of patients,” said Maksym Khaustov, director of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration Health Care Department.

Almost 300 doctors were trained to work with this equipment in Kharkiv Oblast.

Earlier, Kharkiv Oblast received 17 powerful generators as part of a project implemented by the UN Office and funded by the Government of Japan.

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