Asociația Prematurilor donated to 5 maternities materials and equipment for protection against COVID-19
A contribution by Diana Gămulescu, Asociația Prematurilor
The Romanian Association of Premature Babies, always near medical staff and newborns in maternity hospitals, came to an end with the project “Support for medical staff and newborns in maternity hospitals – protective equipment and materials against COVID 19”, funded by the program “In stare de bine ”, supported by Kaufland Romania and implemented by the Foundation for Civil Society Development.
The Premature Association purchased and donated 30 UV biocidal lamps for air disinfection, for use in the presence of people, 2,000 pairs of surgical gloves, 2,000 disposable gowns, 2,000 simple surgical masks, 500 disposable coveralls, 250 visors, 5,000 footwear protection boots, 1 equipment for air conditioner, 550 FFP2 medical masks, 150 litres of surface disinfectant with biocide approved by MS, 150 litres of disinfectant soap. These donations have already arrived and are used by the Maternity of the Bacău County Emergency Hospital, the Maternity of the Călărași County Emergency Hospital, the Maternity of the Târgoviște County Emergency Hospital, the Obstetrics-Gynecology Philanthropy Hospital of Bucharest.
“It is a maxim that says that the true friend is seen when you are in need, and you, our dear friends from the Association of Premature Babies, are with us in these especially difficult moments, by our side. Your support in moments of balance helps us both materially and morally. We appreciate the effort of those who contributed to go through an economic crisis, not only medical and human.
We use ultraviolet lamps every day to disinfect the spaces and share them with our friends and colleagues in the obstetrics department for rooming-in salons. Sanitary materials, masks, gowns, gloves, were extraordinarily welcome because consumption increasing exponentially during this period.
Thank you very much for everything! Let’s get over this pandemic healthy! Dr. Camelia Husac, head of the neonatology department, Matenitatea of the Bacău County Emergency Hospital.
The products delivered through this project are useful for over 100 medical staff, over 2,000 parents and about 2,000 newborns who have been born since July or are about to be born in the above-mentioned maternity hospitals in the coming months.
“Thank you for your involvement and support in these difficult times. The babies from the Târgoviste Maternity Hospital, through the professionals, thank you! All the respect and good thoughts for the Premature Association and for Kaufland Romania! Preventing the transmission of infections in a maternity hospital is a safety standard for patients. Thank you again for your involvement! ” Dr. Anca Georgescu, head of the neonatology department, Maternity of the Târgoviște County Emergency Hospital.
The total value of the project “Support for medical staff and newborns in maternity – protective equipment and apparatus against COVID 19” reaches 150,000 lei, funded by the program “In good condition” 2020, supported by Kaufland Romania and implemented by the Foundation for Development Civil Society.
“Thank you from the bottom of my heart for the generous donation, the equipment is already in use and is very useful to us, especially in this difficult period!” Dr. Carmen Ștefan, head of the neonatology department, Călărași County Emergency Hospital Maternity Hospital.