On December 21, 2016 Aleksey Orlov, Head of Kalmykia Republic, Ruslan Nagaev, Minister of Healthcare of Kalmykia Republic, Nikolay Gorban, General Director and Mikhail Grishankov, Deputy General Director of CPC, handed over 15 ambulance vehicles of the total value of almost 21.5 million rubles to four medical institutions of Kalmykia.
These vehicles were given to the Ambulance Station of Kalmykia, Emergency Medical Center of Kalmykia, Iki-Burulski District Hospital and Chernozemelski District Hospital.
The medical institutions received ambulance vehicles of class A and B that meet the requirements of the Russian Ministry of Healthcare and national standard GOST to the ambulance vehicles. Class B ambulance vehicles have up-to-date medical equipment: portable heart-lung machine, defibrillators, electrocardiographs, pulse oximeters, blood glucose quick tests, etc.
It is worth mentioning that on July 1, 2016 certain amendments were made to the Russian law, in accordance with which the ambulance vehicles are now supposed to respond to emergencies within 20 minutes. The CPC gift will allow the medical staff of these institutions to meet this requirement.
Also, on December 21, 2016 CPC representatives donated a Mercedes van valuing almost 4 million rubles to the Children and Youth Athletic Center of Olympic Reserve of Kalmykia Republic.