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Breaking News 3/26/2022 Read 2 min

Metinvest and Rinat Akhmetov Foundation Purchase Medical Supplies to Provide Emergency Assistance to War Victims

Metinvest Group and the Rinat Akhmetov Foundation have purchased vital medical supplies to provide emergency medical care to people affected by the hostilities. The first batch of more than UAH30 million in medical supplies and equipment has already arrived at the humanitarian hub and will soon be distributed among hospitals in the cities where the Group operates

“Today, doctors are more than just talented and professional physicians. They are true heroes: rescuers who bring hope and a chance for life amid the darkness of war. We strive to help them and provide vital medical supplies to hospitals. In the coming days, doctors from Zaporizhia, Kryvyi Rih, Avdiivka, Myrnohrad, Pokrovske and Kamianske will start receiving medical supplies and equipment from Metinvest and the Rinat Akhmetov Foundation that will help to save lives.” – Oleksandr MYRONENKO, Head of the Metinvest Humanitarian Mission Coordination Centre in Zaporizhia and CEO of Zaporizhstal, a subsidiary of Metinvest Group.

Rinat Akhmetov and Vadym Novynskyi’s Metinvest has responded to the requests of hospitals and identified a list of necessary medicines in coordination with the Ukrainian Ministry of Health. In particular, the Group has purchased antibiotics, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and haemostatic drugs, anticoagulants, solutions for intravenous infusions, surgical instruments and consumables, intubation gear and other medical supplies. Future deliveries of medical supplies will be made based on requests from medical institutions.

Earlier, Rinat Akhmetov and Vadym Novynskyi’s Metinvest Group delivered 1,610 medical kits to four medical facilities in Zaporizhia. Metinvest Group also allocated about UAH700,000 for the purchase of vital medical supplies.

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