Our charity has been raising money to buy medical equipment for children's medicine for almost 30 years. We have raised over PLN 1.5 billion and donated over 65 200 medical devices. We also initiated and help run 8 medical initiatives and one educational programme.
From the very beginning of our charitable work, we focused our efforts on helping medics care for the most vulnerable patients. We want to improve the conditions at public medical facilities nationwide. Our medical programmes became stepping stones in the development of paediatrics in Poland.
Our charity has bought medical equipment for children's neurosurgery and neurology, buying sophisticated devices used to diagnose and treat complex conditions and diseases involving the central and peripheral nervous system.
Everyone, who pays their taxes in Poland can donate 1% of their tax return to a non-governmental organization of their choice. Our charity is also eligible to receive donations through tax return forms. This year, we will use the funds raised through 1% tax donation drive to improve the levels of care offered at paediatric care units across the country.
We would like to celebrate World Kidney Day and remind you about all the work we had done to help children struggling with nephrology conditions. Overall, we have bought 1 034 pieces of equipment.
Hospitals in Poland are struggling with equipment shortages as the cases of coronavirus patients are on the rise. The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity took up emergency action to address some of the most desperate needs of public healthcare in the country.
The board of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation decided to make an emergency purchase of hospital beds to support the national healthcare system in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in Poland. Beds will be donated to hospitals tasked with creating wards for COVID-19 patients.
Between 2013 and 2017 he Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation donated equipment for over PLN 99 000 000 in aid of one of the most neglected and underfunded branches of medicine - geriatrics. Today, as we celebrate the International Day of Older Persons we look back on the ways in which we supported the elderly patients.
The state-of-the-art PET-CT scanner, which will be donated to the Memorial Children's Hospital in Warsaw, was bought at the 54th edition of Open Tender. The device, worth PLN 16 000 000 will be the first digital PET-CT scanner used to diagnose children.
PET / CT scanner is a highly advanced diagnostics device in treating children. The facility, worth over several million PLN is the first machine tailored to diagnose the youngest patients. The purchase will be made as part of the 54th Open Tender held by our charity.
The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity aims to improve the speed and precision of paediatric cancer diagnosis available in public hospitals in Poland.
Lab equipment for testing and diagnosing coronavirus in Poland reached laboratories in Warsaw, Łódź and Poznań. Devices bought by the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation allow lab personnel to test approximately 2 304 samples a day.
Twenty-five portable ultrasonography sets donated by Philips Polska arrived at the headquarters of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation. These devices will be sent to isolation hospitals, which treat COVID-19 patients.
During the Sunday Grand Finale fundraiser result announcement, we presented a brand new ambulance which will be donated to "Zdroje" Public Hospital in Szczecin.
This biggest preventive initiative ensures that each child born in Poland has its hearing screened. A simple and painless procedure helps detect hearing defects in children at the earliest stage.
Business Insider Poland article reveals that the equipment we buy comes up to 22% of the state's purchases for the public hospitals. It means that each fifth medical device has been donated by the GOCC!
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