04 November 2021
In October 2021, PJSC“Azot” (Cherkasy) supplied 560 t of medical oxygen to hospitals
In October 2021, PJSC “Azot” (Cherkasy), a member of Group DF nitrogen line of business, supplied 560 t of medical oxygen to hospitals. The news was announced by Vitaliy Sklyarov, Chairman of the Board, PJSC “Azot” (Cherkasy) during the meeting at the Union of Chemists of Ukraine.
Nowadays, according to various estimates, a ton of oxygen sustains the lives of about 100 patients. Consequently, PJSC “Azot” (Cherkasy) produces medical oxygen that help sustain the lives of 2,000 COVID-19 patients daily.
Vitaliy Sklyarov stressed that the company supplies medical oxygen to the hospitals in Cherkasy and Cherkasy region in the first place. Geography of oxygen supplies expands to other regions of Ukraine, in particular, the hospitals of Cherkasy, Kyiv, Volyn and Zhytomyr regions.
Since April 2020, PJSC “Azot” (Cherkasy) has allocated UAH1.2 million as an assistance to Cherkasy to overcome the pandemic, becoming one of the key participants in the specially created charity fund “Cherkasy against COVID-19”. In particular, the fund financed the procurement of BLIZAR artificial lung ventilator and protective gear for Cherkasy infectious disease hospital. In early July, PJSC “Azot” (Cherkasy) completed the assembly and installation of a liquid oxygen gasifier at the Third Municipal Hospital that was required to restore the operations of the centralized oxygen supply system.
Since the beginning of the pandemic in April 2020, PJSC “Azot” (Cherkasy) has supplied a total of 650 t of medical oxygen to health care institutions in Cherkasy and neighboring regions free of charge.
PJSC “Azot” (Cherkasy) supplied medical oxygen to 8 health care institutions in Cherkasy region: Cherkasy Regional Hospital, Center for Emergency Medical Care and Disaster Medicine of Cherkasy Regional Council, Cherkasy Municipal Maternity Hospital, the Third Municipal Emergency Hospital, Drabovskaya Multidisciplinary Hospital, Zolotonosha Regional Multidisciplinary Hospital, Horodyshche Medical Association.
Medical oxygen was also supplied to health care institutions in Vinnytsya and Sumy regions including health care institutions of Vinnytsya Regional State Administration, Myronovka Central Regional Hospital and Department of Health of Sumy City Council.