IT company ELEKS transferred 1,000 protective respirators for protection against COVID-19 to medical institutions in Kyiv, Ternopil and Ivano-Frankivsk.
IT Ukraine continues to assist Ukrainian physicians through the #AntiVirus initiative. Since the start of the initiative on March 26, it has been supported by 9 member companies of the Association: EPAM, GlobalLogic, Miratech, ELEKS, Ubisoft, Intellias, Dev.Pro, Luxoft and N-iX. In the first phase, participants focused on purchasing personal protective equipment for physicians and medical equipment for hospitals.
ELEKS is participating in the #AntiVirus initiative for the second time. Back in April, ELEKS, together with other IT businesses, purchased 2,000 protective suits and 2,680 masks for hospitals in Kyiv and Kyiv region for a total of 1.4 million UAH. In July, the company rejoined the initiative and purchased and donated 1,000 FFP3 respirators to physicians.
The purchase and transfer of respirators took place thanks to the Kiddo Charitable Foundation (Dnipro). The following medical facilities will receive the respirators :
- Kyiv City Clinical Hospital № 5
- Ternopil City Municipal Hospital №3
- Clinical Cardiology Center of Ivano-Frankivsk Regional Council
ELEKS 'top priority is the physical, mental health and safety of its employees. We are responsible for the society in which we live, so we decided to help hospitals during the COVID-19 epidemic. We help within the framework of #AntiVirus initiatives, Lviv IT Cluster initiatives, medical insurance of doctors at the initiative of Lviv Regional State Administration. Our team has joined #AntiVirus because it understands that right now the business community needs to come together to fight the virus.— Kateryna Andrushchenko, Head of Employee Relations at ELEKS.