EU, World Health Organization donate beds, monitors for patients from intensive therapy sections
12:49 | 20.07.2022 Category: Social
Chisinau, 20 July /MOLDPRES/ - Moldova has received 25 beds and the same number of portable monitors, meant for intensive therapy sections, on behalf of EU and the World Health Organization (WHO).
According to the Health Ministry, the medical equipment on 19 July was distributed to 12 district hospitals from Briceni, Cantemir, Cimislia, Donduseni, Drochia, Falesti, Leova, Nisporeni, Ocnita, Rascani, Sangerei and Ungheni, as well as for the palliative centre from Orhei.
Health Minister Ala Nemerenco thanked the donors for the support provided to the national health system. ‘’Due to this equipment, the district hospitals will strengthen their capacities of managing the flow of patients. The hospitalized people will benefit from better conditions of treatment and physicians and medical employees will have at their disposal a larger variety of equipment,’’ Nemerenco said.
„We are with the citizens and authorities of Moldova in combating the COVID-19 pandemic and in the management of refugees’ crisis. Together, through solidarity and cooperation, we can overcome the obstacles,’’ a project manager of the EU delegation in Moldova, Victoria Neaga, said.
„Through this donation, we reconfirm the commitment of backing Moldova’s efforts in combating the COVID-19 pandemic and providing the refugees from Ukraine, who get in the intensive therapy, with qualitative medical services. WHO will continue being with the health system and the medical employees, through donations, technical assistance and training of medical staff,’’ the WHO representative in Moldova, Miljana Grbic, said.
The donation, worth over 45,000 euros, is part of the project of the European Union and WHO, EU4Moldova: for a Sustainable Health System, with a period of implementation 2021-2024. The project’s goal is to attenuate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Moldova and strengthen the national health system on a long term.
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