Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal got acquainted with the work of the Clinical Ambulance Hospital during a working trip to Dnipropetrovsk region.
Together with the Prime Minister the Hospital was also attended by the Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers Oleh Nemchinov, the Minister of Youth and Sports Vadym Hutzayt, the Deputy Head of the Presidential Office Kyrylo Tymoshenko and the Head of Dnipro Borys Filatov.
The Clinical Ambulance Hospital provides specialized round-the-clock medical care to patients admitted for inpatient treatment in a serious condition and in need of highly specialized emergency medical care.
From March 16, 2021, the institution provides medical care to patients with suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 for 200 beds. The hospital has the most powerful resuscitation service in the city, the bed stock of which is 33 resuscitation beds.
"Thanks to the support of the World Bank, the hospital will receive an updated emergency department. Within the project, at the expense of our international partner, high-value medical equipment was purchased, including ventilators, tomographs, X-ray diagnostic systems, etc.," said Denys Shmyhal.
The Prime Minister stressed that the decentralization reform had given the city authorities more opportunities to cooperate with international organizations and attract investment in their cities and communities.