China delivers last batch of medical supplies to Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

Further purchases will be conducted by Ukraine’s Healthcare Ministry
14:45, 30 April 2020

Office of the President of Ukraine

Another plane with medical supplies on the board has arrived from China: 400,000 respirators and 50,000 safety shields have been delivered to Ukraine, the President's Office reports.

In total, 25 aircrafts have delivered medical supplies from China. The flights were organized by the President's Office using charity funds.

"We have allowed commercial organizations, first of all, pharmacy chains and retailers, to bring in goods. Particularly, these are ordinary masks for the population. These are the flights from China to Ukraine which are paid for by commercial organizations," Secretary of the Coordination Council on Combating the Distribution of COVID-19. Kyrylo Tymoshenko explained.

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As we reported earlier, Ukraine's Ministry of Health will allocate 89.3 million dollars for the co-financing of medical institutions in the regions.

"In order to resolve the situation of critical underfunding of medical institutions, which has been keenly felt since April 1, the Ministry of Health together with the Ministry of Finance worked on the issue of receiving the funds of the subsidy, provided for the regions for October-December, in the amount of 89.3 million dollars. These funds will be redistributed to the regions today-tomorrow," Minister of Health Maksym Stepanov said.

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