Today in the office of the Pirogov First Volunteer Mobile Hospital in Kyiv, the PFVMH and the Civil Center for Humanitarian, Social and Medical Aid in Areas of Military Conflicts and Environmental Disasters “MedEx,” a Dnipro-based NGO, signed a memorandum of cooperation. PFVMH President Gennadiy Druzenko and MedEx Chairman of the Board Andriy Bilonog signed the document.
According to the memorandum, the PFVMH will apply is mechanism for civil volunteer medics engagement in the provision of medical care in Anti-Terrorist Operation areas to medical staff recruited by MedEx. As Druzenko put it, “The PFVMH will embed MedEx in the unique legal framework that we developed and have been applying for several years.”
Specifically, the PFVMH will provide documentary and legal support of volunteer medics recruited by MedEx, who will work in ATO areas under brands of both the PFVMH and MedEx.
“The PFVMH is an open organization, and our legal arrangement actually makes it possible to work not only for us but also those who would like to be our partners – to work with a maximum legal comfort,” Druzenko said.
“There is scarcity of medical stuff at the front,” Bilonog said. “Since the PFVMH has proved to be a reliable partner, and it helps people a lot, particularly at the front, we decided to join our forces in order to optimize our activities and thus provide higher-quality services to more people.”