Polish government helps Ukraine in fight against COVID-19. Polish humanitarian aid is given both by the state institutions and state-owned companies.
On 15th July 2020 the ambassador Bartosz Cichocki has given the Kaniv Central District Hospital humanitarian aid for the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
The hospital was given, among others, 2000 litres of disinfection liquid, 400 protection eyewear, 3500 masks and 4000 pairs of gloves. The donation was bought by Polish companies present in Ukraine: PGNiG, PKN Orlen, PSU, PKO BP. A part of the donation to fight pandemic was also bought by the Polish ministry of health and Polish National Foundation.
Ihor Renkas, the mayor of Kaniv took part in the event alongside with other town officials.
The means that was given to Kaniv consist a part of Polish humanitarian aid. Together, 40000 masks, over 18 thousand pieces of protective eyewear and visors, over 120 thousand litres of disinfection liquid, 50 thousand pairs of gloves and 1000 protective suits were offered.
The help was directed at Ukrainian medical and care facilities, including Children hospital in Slovyansk, Oncological Institute in Kyiv, Military Medical Centre in Lviv, Chortkiv Central District Hospital and the Saint Martin Centre in Fastiv.