The EU and the who presented the Ukrainian medical million medical respirators and masks, protective goggles, shields, and gowns that will help medical professionals effectively and safely respond to a pandemic coronavirus. This was reported on the website of the EU delegation in Ukraine.
The shipment was financed by the European Union and purchased the who in collaboration with other UN agencies. It includes 500 thousand of medical masks, respirators 125 thousand, 250 thousand gowns, protective flaps 50 thousand and 2,5 thousand points.
The amount of PPE will give the opportunity to cover the monthly requirement of 50 health facilities in the means of individual protection for workers.
All resources have been checked for compliance with the essential standards of quality and safety.
Delivery of humanitarian aid are part of the assistance programme of the European Union and Ukraine of the initiative “Solidarity for health”, implemented in partnership with the European regional office of who and is aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus in the country.
An additional batch for laboratories (equipment, consumables, reagents) will deliver at the end of June.