LOCAL HEALTH AUTHORITY OF FOGGIA

Unità Sanitaria Locale di Foggia

Donation: € 15.000

Date: 25-05-2020

Recipient: Local Health Authority of Foggia

Reason: Covid-19 emergency

Goal: Purchase of medical equipment

PRESS RELEASE

Covid-19: the Constantinian Order Charity Onlus doubles its donations in favour of the Apulia region through another contribution to the Local Health Unit of Foggia

Foggia, May 25th, 2020

“A big thank you on behalf of the Local Health Unit for the sensitivity and the contribution which has been offered in a very difficult moment our whole country is facing. This gesture has given us a strong impulse to tackle the situation with more confidence” – this was stated in a letter signed by Vito Piazzolla, General Director of the Local Health Unit of Foggia. The letter was sent to the Constantinian Order Charity Onlus, founded by Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies who, after the donation alrealy held in Bari, carried out a second donation of 15,000 euros to the Health Unit of Foggia. “The contribution we were given – concludes the General Director- can help us purchasing equipment for monitoring patient vital parameters and we will therefore be able to improve the medical treatment of patients suffering from Covid – 19”.

“Thanks to the fundraising that I decided to launch through the Constantinian Charity Order Onlus on the constantinianorder.charity website, we focused on the territories where there was a real emergency to intervene against the spread of covid-19 “- explains Prince Charles. “With the evolution of the pandemic, our attention, in this phase 2, is directed on all these projects which allow the mitigation of the pressure on hospitals – adds the Head of the Royal House -” in particular we appreciated the Special Assistance Continuity Units project set up in Local Health Units in Puglia which aims to develop home care for patients with covid-19 who do not require hospitalization through a “First Aid” service Help “. For this reason, we are committed in order to contribute to the supply of equipment for monitoring the vital parameters of patients affected by covid-19 in order to help and improve the Foggia Health Unit”.

“I would like to express my sincere gratitude for the precious initiative that you have promoted” – President of the Apulia Region, Michele Emiliano, wrote – “I appreciate and am deeply grateful, as well as on behalf of the entire Apulian community, for this generous support offered to the Local Health Units of Bari and Foggia”.