Transneft Volga Region Provides Assistance to Medical Institutions of Samara Region

Date of publication: 30 October 2020

Transneft Volga Region has allocated RUB 7 million for the purchase of lung ventilators and the installation of oxygen supply lines for patients of the infectious disease building of the Clinics of the Samara State Medical University (SamSMU), infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus.

The implementation of the charitable project made it possible to create an additional bed fund in the Clinics of the Samara State Medical University to provide medical care to infected patients in accordance with the requirements of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation for equipping beds for patients with coronavirus infection.

Also, at the request of the regional administrations and municipal entities, Transneft Volga Region provided three vehicles for doctors of Samara City Hospital No. 7 (Samara), Samara City Outpatient Clinic No. 10 (Samara) and Novokuibyshevsk Central City Hospital (Novokuibyshevsk). This made it possible to significantly increase the number of patients receiving medical assistance at home promptly. The vehicles were properly prepared: partitions separating the passenger and driver's compartment were installed, the necessary supply of personal protective equipment for drivers was provided, and enhanced disinfection of the passenger compartment was carried out.

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Transneft Volga Region, as part of the charitable activities, traditionally provides support to schools, nursery schools, medical and social institutions, and veteran organisations. In conditions of unfavorable epidemiological situation, earlier, the company provided assistance for the purchase of personal protective equipment for personnel of medical institutions in Samara and Volgograd Regions.

The clinics of the Samara State Medical University is a federal multidisciplinary medical institution, which has 72 units.  Since 19 October, the infectious building of the Samara State Medical University Clinics has resumed admitting patients with coronavirus infection.  There will be an intensive care unit equipped with lung ventilators, as well as two infectious disease sections.