Protective gears delivered from China were distributed to the University of Szeged. Surgical masks, protective coats, rapid tests were included in the consignment delivered by Waberer’s Ltd. on the 7th April 2020.
Semmelweis University was commissioned by the Ministry for Innovation and Technology of Hungary to place an order on PPE from China, and hospitals of the University of Debrecen, the University of Pécs and clinics in Budapest also benefit from the consignment, including 57,000 masks and 5,000 protective coats as well as protective gears, googles and rapid tests, according to the press release issued by Ministry for Innovation and Technology of Hungary.
Universities offering medical and healthcare-related training are key determinants of the Hungarian higher education system. Clinics operated by these universities play an important role in certain elements of the Hungarian healthcare and maintain one quarter of inpatient-care practice activities.
The Hungarian Government is doing all within its remit to improve PPE stocks in the country. Protective gears necessary in preventing transmission of novel coronavirus of large batches are mainly at disposal in China. In addition to more than 7 million surgical masks and 3 million pairs of gloves, 100,000 rapid tests as well as medication were distributed to Hungary. PPE offered by Fudan University – which intends to establish a campus in Hungary – has recently landed in Budapest. More protective equipment and tools are expected to be delivered to the country in the future.