Rotary Club send portable ultrasound scanner to Ukrainian hospital

By Jessica Durston - 5 January 2023

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  • Dr Zadorozhnyi, director of the hospital, Nina of Rotary Cherkassy in the centre and the chief of Diagnostics at the hospital receiving the scanner unit

    Dr Zadorozhnyi, director of the hospital, Nina of Rotary Cherkassy in the centre and the chief of Diagnostics at the hospital receiving the scanner unit

The Rotary Club of Royal Wootton Bassett & District purchased with funds raised from charity events, a portable ultrasound scanner unit to send to Cherkassy hospital in Ukraine.

  • An image of the main part of the scanner unIt

    An image of the main part of the scanner unIt

The portable scanner unit was transported into Ukraine and forwarded on to Nina, the secretary of the Rotary club in Cherkassy.

The rotary club correspond with Nina regularly, and she was on hand to present the scanner to hospital there on the club's behalf.

The shipment also included dental restorative materials which were a total surprise for the Stomatology  department at the hospital.

Clothing, blankets, log burners and a generator - all donated to the rotary club by local residents - were also included in the shipment that was given to the local people in Cherkassy.

A spokesperson for the rotary club said that the Cherkassy hospital team were delighted with their Christmas presents.

More information about the Royal Wootton Bassett can be found online at https://www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/homepage.php?ClubID=630

First picture attached is the main part of the scanner unIt. The second picture is of Dr Zadorozhnyi, director of the hospital, Nina of Rotary Cherkassy in the centre and the chief of Diagnostics at the hospital receiving the scanner unit. They were simply delighted with their Christmas presents.

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