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24 Medical Ventilators for Polish Hospitals

2020-04-09 18:09:11

 

Allegro has been working with our charity to provide us with a safe and secure auctioning platform. The company decided to contribute to our COVID-19 Relief Fund and to encourage the users of its auction platform to donate in aid our initiative. 

The initial donation of PLN 2 000 000 allowed our charity to purchase 24 medical ventilators. Breathing support machines are essential when it comes to treating patients with the most severe cases of illnesses caused by the novel coronavirus. These 24 machines will be donated to ICU wards across the country, and they can be used when treating both adults and children. 

What is more, in addition to donating money, Allegro bought single-use surgical masks and disinfecting liquid for PLN 1 000 000. These items will be given to hospitals in Warsaw, Poznań, Wrocław, Bydgoszcz, Kraków and paramedics in Gorzów Wielkopolski. The need for personal protection and disinfection gear is endless and, unfortunately, often unmet, which poses a significant risk to the health of medical staff on the frontline of the fight with coronavirus pandemic.  

People who use the Allegro online shopping and bidding platform can donate in aid of the health care system in Poland and to support the efforts and costs incurred by the pandemic. 

 

Read more about our COVID-19 Relief Initiative 

Read about our purchases in aid of the Polish healthcare system 

 

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