1 March 2016
MMKI continued providing health facilities in Mariupol with high quality oxygen free of charge. In 2015 MMKI provided over 30,000 cubic meters of oxygen to Mariupol health facilities and hospitals worth over UAH 1.3 million (excluding VAT). In January 2016 eight hospitals received 3,700 cubic meters worth over UAH 206,000.
All resuscitation units of Mariupol use MMKI's oxygen to provide health care to patients with asthma, chronic obstructive bronchitis, cardiovascular diseases, intoxication, shock conditions and kidney failure.
Oxygen is supplied to the perinatal centre, emergency hospital, oncology hospital, Regional Centre for Emergency Medical Care and Disaster Medicine in Mariupol, city hospitals No. 1, 2, 4, 5, 9 and local "Health of the Child and Woman" medical facility.
Oxygen is produced on modern equipment made in France. It fully meets the state standards and has high purity grade.
Yuriy Zinchenko, general director of Ilyich Iron & Steel Works of Mariupol:
"Our oxygen daily saves lives of Mariupol residents. Therefore, this year we will continue supplying the city hospital with high quality oxygen free of charge. During 1Q, MMKI is prepared to provide 16,000 of this vital gas to ten Mariupol hospitals and health facilities. MMKI also covers all oxygen delivery costs."