Photo: Ivan Lavrenko/UNDP in Ukraine

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine, with financial support from the European Union, has delivered 161 negative pressure wound therapy systems and their components to three hospitals in Dnipro, Lutsk, and Kremenchuk.

Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is an advanced method to accelerate healing of acute or chronic wounds and extensive burns while reducing the risk of complications. This method helps to decrease the number of days spent in hospitals by patients, so they can recover and return to their lives sooner.

The procurement, delivery, and handover of medical equipment, with a total value of over USD 445,000, were carried out by UNDP in Ukraine as part of the emergency assistance to Ukraine under the EU4Climate regional project of the European Union.