30 July 2010
On 30 July, VTB Bank held another campaign in I.S. Berzon City Clinical Hospital of Krasnoyarsk under the “World Without Tears
“ charity program. The Bank donated medical equipment to the hospital to nurse prematurely born and seriously ill children.
The equipment includes two incubators for prematurely born children to protect newly-born babies from environmental influence and regularly check their condition. Besides, the hospital received electric cardiograph and arterial pressure monitoring device, syringe pumps required for constant and precise drug administering.The hospital was also donated an oxygen concentrator to continuously generate high-purity oxygen from the atmosphere and a pulse oximeter to monitor oxygen saturation during oxygen therapy.
Traditionally, VTB together with the heroes of “Good night, kids!” TV program arranged a celebration with presents for little children.
Up to 2010 year-end, VTB plans to hold three more ”World Without Tears” campaigns in hospitals of Moscow, Kazan, Samara and Perm. The annual program budget amounts to at least RUB 15 mln. The funds are used to purchase medical equipment and medical products for children’s hospitals.
World Without Tears is a long-term charity program, which has been held by VTB Bank since 2003. It is aimed at supporting healthcare institutions for children. Under the program, VTB provides direct financing to purchase expensive equipment, medications and expendables for children's hospitals.
Acting within the Program, VTB has already provided support to children's hospitals in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Chelyabinsk, Khabarovsk, Vladivostok, Kazan, Astrakhan, Stavropol, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhniy Novgorod and Novosibirsk.