From the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis to February 1, 2021, citizens, companies and non-profit organizations at the Western Balkans donated a total of EUR 67,361,175 for the fight against the negative effects of COVID-19.
See the donations in individual countries in our infographics, and read stories about good deeds aimed at supporting communities in COVID-19 recovery in today’s news review.
Meridianbet supports healthcare in Montenegro
A large number of hospitals across Montenegro have received various donations from Meridianbet.
The Clinical Center of Montenegro has received EKG machines, professional blood pressure monitors and masks, while Clinic Ostros in Bar received professional blood pressure monitors, masks and gloves. In addition, Bijelo Polje Hospital has received inhalers and blood pressure monitors.
Representatives of the company have also recently visited the hospital in Žabljak, where they donated professional blood pressure monitors.
As announced, Meridianbet will continue to provide support until every city, hospital and health center in Montenegro receives the necessary assistance.
Donation for Clinical Center of Montenegro
INA-CRNA GORA has donated over 250 packages of INA Dezinol, an efficient disinfectant based on denatured ethyl alcohol used for sanitizing work areas, floors and objects.
INA-CRNA GORA is a member of INA Group, which has been operating on the Montenegrin market for over 20 years and has previously donated EUR 10,000 to the National Coordination Body to support the fight against COVID-19 in Montenegro.
Hemofarm continues to support healthcare in BiH
Hemofarm’s initiative ‘Superheroes wear masks under their eyes’ has resulted in the purchase of 2,800 protective suits, 17,300 FFP2 masks and other equipment worth a total of KM 39,000, for ten healthcare institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
During the two months of this initiative, a portion of the revenue made from the sale of probiotics was allocated for the purchase of protective equipment to be donated to healthcare institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The protective equipment has been delivered to the healthcare institutions in Trebinje, Bijeljina, Prijedor, Gradiška, Maglaj, Istočno Sarajevo, Cazin, Doboj and Mostar.
Hemofarm has announced that, motivated by previous achievements, they will extend the initiative to last until April 2021, and that they will continue to purchase protective equipment for more healthcare institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina through allocations from the probiotics sale revenue.
Donation worth more than HRK 106,000
Toni d.o.o from Donji Kraljevac has made a donation to Čakovec County Hospital in the form of an intensive care unit bed, FFP3 masks with vents and a special surgical helmet.
The total value of this donation is HRK 106,800, and the Hospital extends gratitude for the support provided “in the most challenging times for healthcare”.
Donation to University Clinic for Infectious Diseases and Febrile Conditions in Skopje
OKTA has donated 1,300 rapid COVID-19 tests to the University Clinic for Infectious Diseases and Febrile Conditions in Skopje.
This is the third donation OKTA has made to the University Clinic for Infectious Diseases and Febrile Conditions in Skopje since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, as this is the institution that treats the largest number of COVID-19 patients in North Macedonia.
If you want to support your communities in the fight against COVID-19, one of the ways to do so is by making an online donation to one of the campaigns at covid19.donacije.rs, or by sending an SMS to 7300.