Metalloinvest purchases CT scanners for Novotroitsk hospital
2 February 2021
Metalloinvest has allocated more than 60 mn roubles towards purchasing two CT scanners for the Novotroitsk Emergency Hospital.
The 32-slice X-ray CT scanner provided to Polyclinic #1 will be used primarily for chest examinations. The second, 64-slice, CT scanner has been installed on hospital grounds. It will provide indispensable assistance in diagnosing many complex cases of various diseases and in determining a patient’s treatment as quickly as possible.
The launch was attended by Denis Pasler, governor of the Orenburg Region, Nazim Efendiev, CEO of Management Company Metalloinvest, and Ildar Iskakov, Managing Director of Ural Steel.
Denis Pasler, Governor of the Orenburg region, noted: "This modern equipment helps Novotroitsk-based health workers to save even more lives. I would like to highlight the timely and substantial support provided by Metalloinvest to healthcare institutions in the eastern Orenburg region. This is especially valuable during the fight against the pandemic."
Nazim Efendiev, CEO of Management Company Metalloinvest, commented: "In partnership with regional administrations and the medical community, we have achieved the main goal of protecting the health of our employees and the residents of our towns. The danger has not yet passed, and we continue the fight against the pandemic. Our priority today is to ensure the mass vaccination of our employees in order to return to normal life as soon as possible."
Ildar Iskakov, Managing Director of Ural Steel, noted: "In the current environment, highly-informative diagnostic methods are essential for health workers. We are glad that we can help doctors in their hard work.”
Maxim Kuznetsov, acting Chief Physician of Novotroitsk Emergency Hospital, added: "We are grateful to Metalloinvest for the new equipment. Both devices provide minimal radiation exposure to patients and have excellent diagnostic image quality and operational speed.”
In 2020, Metalloinvest's investments in support of regional healthcare institutions exceeded 2 bn roubles, including 560 mn roubles for Orenburg’s hospitals. The funds were used to purchase tomography scanners, ventilators, blood gas analyzers, oxygen hubs, personal protective equipment and disinfection for medical staff. In addition, the Company allocated 1 bn roubles towards ensuring the health of its enterprises’ employees.
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