during last Tuesday's meeting of the first in Ukraine crisis staff to combat coronavirus, organized by the Kharkiv businessman Alexander Yaroslavsky, was announced priorities for the protection of the population and business of the region in a situation of the epidemic COVID-19.
"Kharkiv always been unity. We were once a challenge to Euro-2012, we rallied and held the event at the highest level. Now the situation is somewhat more complicated. But you just have to remember that you are Kharkov, slobozhanshina, to get into the pocket a little deeper and pull out more," said Yaroslavsky.
the Businessman confirmed that his friend, the owner of Alibaba, Jack MA has provided Ukraine with the test system for 1 million people with a total value of 80 million U.S. dollars, and China will fly the presidential Board. Yaroslavsky emphasized that tests on the 200 thousand people will remain in the Kharkiv region, and spoke about their financial investment in overcoming the crisis:
"On the national program, announced yesterday by the President, on health care, on older people - yesterday I gave $ 2 million. And today the Kharkiv regional programme has allocated another million. Will have more, give more. This is the time when we need to think not only about yourself."
Separately, he urged his business colleagues, "not only with tears in the eyes to remember how they like Kharkov and Slobozhanshchina. And stick his hand in his pocket to the cuff and from the heart native to the region. The names of all known, will publish who gave who gave. The money we collect for sure. Kharkiv will not be left without medical equipment and materials, and pensioners will not remain without attention".
Crisis management headquarters now collects information about the needs of medical institutions of the region to estimate total required financing because of today know only the number of socially vulnerable population groups and estimated the costs of providing their food packages. Staff will regularly report on its activities in terms of funding sources and cost items.