Ukrainian hospitals, medical universities to receive 42 high-capacity generators
Hospitals and medical universities in Ukraine will receive 42 high-capacity generators to ensure uninterrupted operation during possible blackouts
This is reported by the press service of the Ministry of Health.
Generators with a capacity of 150-264 kW were purchased as part of the cooperation between Ukraine's Ministry of Health and the World Bank.
According to the needs, they were sent to the Dnipropetrovsk, Odesa, Ternopil, Luhansk, Volyn, Zakarpattia, Ivano-Frankivsk, Poltava, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia, Lviv, Kyiv, and Cherkasy regions, as well as the city of Kyiv.
"High-power generators are able to ensure full and uninterrupted operation of medical facilities at critical times. They are designed to start automatically in the event of an emergency power outage and will supply voltage to the grid. The generators will power operating rooms, intensive care units, oxygen stations and other critical equipment, which is especially important in the context of constant shelling and attacks by the Russian army on Ukraine's energy system," the Ministry of Health stated.
They added that a total of 467 generators will be distributed to the regions as part of cooperation with the World Bank.
As of September 14, Ukrainian medical institutions were provided with 4,095 generators to ensure continuous operation in case of blackouts. The Ministry of Education and Science stated that it was working to increase their number.