This modern Volkswagen Crafter is equipped with all the necessary medical equipment to provide emergency care to small patients: a gurney, an aspirator, an infusion pump, a pulse oximeter, a suction device, a blood pressure monitor, oxygen cylinders, as well as a Hamilton T-1 ventilator.
"The neonatal intensive care unit is designed for nine beds, but often there are 10-12 babies in the unit. During the year, about 10,000 births take place in the maternity hospitals of Chernivtsi and the Chernivtsi region, while about 200-250 babies are admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit of the Chernivtsi Regional Children's Clinical Hospital every year from the city maternity hospitals and maternity wards of the Chernivtsi region. The vast majority of those newborns are in serious condition. All of them need to be transported in a modern resuscitation car," emphasized Vasyl Pavlyuk, general director of the Chernivtsi Regional Children's Clinical Hospital.
Armen Kurginian, co-founder of the 280 Days Charity Fund, noted: "Thanks to our donor Philip Morris International we were able to purchase and transfer a state-of-the-art pediatric intensive care ambulance to the Chernivtsi Regional Children's Clinical Hospital. Taking into account the number of internally displaced persons who have arrived in Chernivtsi region since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, we are convinced that the new emergency vehicle will significantly improve the quality of providing medical services to children in the region."
This is not the first aid provided by the 280 Days Charity Fund to medical institutions of the Chernivtsi region. The fund systematically supports the Chernivtsi Regional Perinatal Center. In particular, within the framework of the "Life will win the war" project, the fund handed over to the neonatal intensive care unit a device for artificial lung ventilation and two patient monitors worth UAH 665,336.