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Medical Procurement of Ukraine attracts medical humanitarian aid worth about $8 mln since Feb 24

KYIV. Aug 18 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Medical Procurement of Ukraine state enterprise since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has attracted medical humanitarian aid worth about $8 million.

According to a press release from the Medical Procurement of Ukraine, in particular, partners from 10 countries of the world provided the state-owned enterprise with hemostatic drugs, first aid kits, antibiotics, medicines for cancer patients, as well as other drugs and medical devices necessary for both soldiers on the front and citizens.

In addition, with the support of the non-profit organization Enkidu and the Ukrainian Embassy in the UK, the Medical Procurement of Ukraine purchased 400 VAC devices (vacuum-assisted wound closure) and 10,000 consumable kits to help the seriously wounded.

The administration of all medical humanitarian aid received by Ukraine was carried out by the company team through its own MedData IT system. For this, special modules were developed that helped not only automate processes, but also collect demand qualitatively, track the distribution and use of the received goods in hospitals in real time.

According to Tetiana Kharchenko, the deputy general director of the Medical Procurement of Ukraine for customer experience management and international interaction, the state-owned enterprise was engaged in humanitarian assistance the day after the full-scale invasion of Russia.

Medical Procurement of Ukraine state enterprise is the only national agency that provides centralized procurement of quality medicines and medical devices at the expense of the state budget.