18 November 2021
In the first half of November Ostchem enterprises produced 268,900 m3 of medical oxygen
Since 1 October through 14 October 2021, enterprises of Ostchem, a nitrogen holding company, produced and shipped 268.9 m3 of medical oxygen to health care institutions.
Medical oxygen is supplied free of charge to hospitals in 12 regions of Ukraine in clear coordination with the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, heads of regional state administrations and and mayors of the cities. These are the hospitals in Kyiv, Volyn, Sumy, Cherkasy, Rivne, Zhytomyr, Vinnytsia, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ternopil, Mykolaiv, Luhansk and partly Donetsk regions. Medical grade oxygen is supplied in tanks or cylinders.
Breakdown of medical oxygen supplies in terms of the regions (since 1 November through 14 November 2021):
According to him, aside from supplying medical oxygen, local enterprises provide hospitals with additional assistance needed in the context of an epidemic. This refers to the allocation of funds and procurement of equipment for the supply of medical oxygen, the construction of oxygen-charging stations.
Earlier, Group DF press service reported that since the beginning of 2020, Dmytro Firtash’s Group DF has provided assistance to Ukraine’s health care institutions to the amount of more than UAH56 million.