The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Endava employees support the fight against the novel coronavirus by providing much-needed medical equipment to health institutions from Chisinau municipality. The devices, in amount of approx. $35,600, will allow frontline health workers to monitor the health of patients with COVID-19 and stabilize those in critical condition.
Today, five units of defibrillators, medical monitors, electrocardiographs, and ten pulse oximeters were delivered to eight health institutions from the capital city. Five infusion pumps and five injection pumps, used for the correct dosage of medication, were also offered.
“During pandemic period, that poses threats to humanity, we joined our efforts to prevent the spread of infection. We have benefited from support from several partners, entrepreneurs, non-governmental organizations, but also ordinary people who joined in various resource mobilization campaigns. Thank you from the bottom of my heart to everyone for the actions taken to provide with everything necessary the medical institutions and doctors. The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that we can only succeed if we are united,” said Ion Ceban, general mayor of Chisinau city.
“These are extraordinary times requiring extraordinary efforts and I would like to express my heartfelt thanks and gratitude to everyone working day and night to treat and prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are in solidarity with doctors and only by providing them with the necessary conditions and equipment we can play a role in the fight against the virus. I want to thank my colleagues for their unwavering support and donations,” noted Radu Lazar, Regional Manager, Central Europe, Endava.
“We are extremely appreciative at UNDP Moldova of the partnership with Endava and all the private sector companies who are leading by example and showing solidarity and social responsibility to fight COVID19 and alleviate its impact. The private sector has a pivotal role in COVID-19 response with its valuable know-how, outreach and capacities,” said Dima Al-Khatib, UNDP Resident Representative for the Republic of Moldova.
The UN Development System in Moldova and development partners have been actively supporting the national response to the pandemic through the coordinated activities aiming to protect people, increase capacities of the healthcare system and reduce the economic and social shocks.
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