Governor Larry Hogan announced that the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) has donated 50 Astral portable ventilators to treat patients at front line hospitals in Ukraine. Donated to the Paul Chester Children’s Hope Foundation (PCCHF)—a Dickerson-based grassroots medical organization that provides surgical care to people in developing countries—the ventilators will support the treatment of children and adults who have been wounded during the Russian invasion of Ukraine. “The State of Maryland continues to stand in solidarity with President Zelensky and the people of Ukraine,” said Governor Hogan. “We are proud to make this donation to help save lives and aid the Ukrainains in the fight against Russian aggression.” “Contributing medical equipment to help treat wounded Ukrainians in this great time of need is the least we can do,” said MDH Secretary Dennis R. Schrader. “I commend Dr. Chester and his team for all their efforts to help Ukrainian doctors and nurses provide critical medical services to the citizens of Kyiv, Lviv, and other worn-torn areas.” “I am beyond grateful for Governor Hogan, Secretary Schrader, Delegate Kipke, and the Maryland Department of General Services for their generosity and kindness,” said Dr. William Chester, PCCHF co-founder. “Without the help of truly dedicated individuals […]
The post Governor Hogan Announces Donation of 50 Critically Needed Ventilators to Ukraine appeared first on Southern Maryland News Net.
Source: https://smnewsnet.comNew feed