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INK supported “Emergency Call” program of Children's Fund

May 27, 2024

Irkutsk Oil Company (INK) signed a donation agreement with the Children’s Fund of the Irkutsk Region as part of the long-term cooperation.
ИНК поддержала программу «Скорая медицинская помощь» Детского фонда

The subject of the agreement is provision of aid to critically ill children in the Irkutsk Region under the program “Emergency Call”. High-priced medicines will be procured for young patients and the costs of travel to the treatment and rehabilitation centers will be covered.

“INK has been a friend of the Children’s Fund for a long time, always ready to help. Signing of the donation agreement is evidence of our partnership aimed at improving children’s living standards in the region,” said Yulia Boiko, president of the Regional Branch of the Russian Children’s Fund.

Support to the healthcare system of the Irkutsk Region is one of the focus areas of INK’s charity efforts. The Company consistently provides assistance to medical institutions and strives to bring children’s healthcare up to the best global standards. To take a few examples, the Company procured equipment for The Neonatal Surgery Center in Irkutsk, provided cutting-edge equipment for children’s surgery in the Irkutsk Regional Children’s Hospital as well as a state-of-the-art surgery complex for Ivano-Matryoninskaya Children’s Hospital. In Ust-Kut, the Company equipped a salt therapy room in the district children’s hospital in cooperation with the Charity Fund of Marina Sedykh. In addition, as part of the aid program, furniture was procured for the emergency unit and windows were retrofitted.

In their turn, Ivano-Matryoninskaya Children’s Hospital and the Regional Children’s Hospital have partnered with INK since 2020 to conduct free-of-charge health checks in local communities of the territories where the Company is present. This year, 147 children in the Nizhneilimsky district were able to receive medical advice, and in autumn, doctors are expected to come to Ust-Kut.

Irkutsk Oil Company (INK) is an independent producer of raw hydrocarbons based in Eastern Siberia. Incorporated in 2000, the company engages in geological study, exploration and development of subsoil blocks in the Irkutsk Region, Krasnoyarsk Region and Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). In 2023, INK joined the top 5 best employers in the fuel and energy sector and top 100 of Russia’s best employers according to the rating of HeadHunter.

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