The Health Ministry of Ukraine signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the leading U.S. company Medtronic during the working visit of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky to the United States, according to the agency’s website.
“The signing of the memorandum will allow us, together with Medtronic, to work in the field of innovative biomedical technologies, to receive significant support to improve the qualifications of our doctors, to introduce effective screening solutions for the implementation of the Healthy Ukraine presidential program,” Health Minister Viktor Liashko said.
According to the statement, it is planned to expand cooperation in the field of comprehensive counteraction to cardiovascular diseases and the introduction of innovative technologies to prevent complications in patients with diabetes mellitus.
“Within the cooperation, we agreed to consider the possibility of localizing the production of certain medical devices of the company in Ukraine within the government support for projects with significant investments, the so-called investment nannies, as well as expanding Medtronic’s cooperation with Ukrainian companies specializing in IT solutions,” the Health Ministry said.
In addition, cooperation in the scientific field is planned.
Medtronic is a global leader in health technology and related services. It has a strong presence in Eastern Europe, trains doctors in all possible areas of medical care for the treatment of more than 70 different chronic and non-communicable diseases.
As of Monday morning, 417 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Ukraine, with 248 people reported as recovered, while 14 people died, the press service of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine said.
“During the day on August 15, 2021, some 417 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease COVID-19 were recorded in Ukraine (of which there are 31 children and 10 health workers). Also, over the past day: 433 people were hospitalized, 14 people died, and 248 people recovered,” said the Ministry of Health of Ukraine on the Telegram channel.
During the day on August 8, some 51,445 people were vaccinated against coronavirus in Ukraine, while 30,988 Ukrainians received the first vaccination, another 20,457 completed the immunization process, having received both doses of the vaccine, the press service of the Ministry of Health reports on the Telegram channel on Monday.
“Some 277 mobile teams, 816 vaccination points, 340 vaccination centers worked during the day,” the message says.
The information says that since the beginning of the vaccination campaign in Ukraine, 4,137,073 people have been vaccinated, of which 4,137,071 people received one dose, 2,401,647 people received two doses and are fully immunized.
“A total of 6,538,718 vaccinations were carried out,” the Ministry of Health said.
Over the past day, on July 16, more than 111,000 people were vaccinated against coronavirus in Ukraine, more than 4 million vaccinations have been made since the beginning of the vaccination campaign, the press service of the Ministry of Health said on Saturday.
“More than 4 million vaccinations have been carried out since the beginning of vaccination! Some 111,150 people were vaccinated against COVID-19 per day on July 16, 2021. One dose was received by 65,226 people, while 45,924 people were fully immunized,” the message published on the Telegram says.
Ukraine has registered 623 new cases of COVID-19, as well as 589 recoveries and 20 deaths in the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian Health Ministry said.
“Ukraine recorded 623 new cases of COVID-19 [including 37 children and 12 medical workers] over the past day, July 14, 2021. In the past 24 hours, 387 persons were hospitalized, 20 died, and 589 recovered,” the ministry said on Telegram on Thursday morning.
Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, Ukraine has seen a total of 2.243 million cases of COVID-19, including 2.180 million recoveries and 52,685 deaths.
Over the past day, the majority of cases were registered in Kyiv (177), Odesa region (57), Zhytomyr region (33), Donetsk region (32), and Kyiv region (31).
According to the Health Ministry, a coronavirus vaccine was received by 108,759 people in Ukraine over the past day, July 14, including 61,580 persons who received the first shot of vaccine and 47,179 who completed their vaccination.
“As many as 108,759 persons were vaccinated for COVID-19 over the past day, July 14, 2021. The first shot was received by 61,580 persons, while 47,179 persons completed their vaccination,” the ministry said on Telegram.
“Since the beginning of the vaccination process, 2.476.634 persons have received the vaccine, including 2.476.632 who received their first shot and 1.305.882 who received both doses [including two persons who received their first shot abroad]. A total of 3.782.514 shots have been administered to date,” the ministry said.
Over the past day, June 29, some 81,637 people were vaccinated against the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease in Ukraine, while 21,475 Ukrainians received the first dose of the vaccine, and 60,162 received the second, the press service of the Ministry of Health reports. “Some 81,637 people were vaccinated against COVID-19 per day on June 29, 2021. Some 21,475 people received the first dose, and 60,162 people were fully immunized. Some 518 mobile teams, 1,336 vaccination points, and two vaccination centers worked during the day,” the ministry said on Telegram.
It is noted that as of June 29, 2021, some 756,424 people were on the waiting list for vaccination against COVID-19.
“Since the beginning of the vaccination campaign, 1.934 million people have been vaccinated, of which 1.933.944 received the first dose, and 649,524 people were fully immunized and received two doses [two of them received the first dose abroad]. A total of 2.583 million vaccinations were carried out,” the Ministry of Health said.