Almost a year since the outbreak began, the novel coronavirus is still claiming thousands of lives all around the world. However, World No.1 Novak Djokovic once again has shown his kindness through Serbian Hospital to speed up the diagnosis of the COVID-19 patients.
On Thursday, the 17-time Grand Slam champion handed over the State-of-the-Art Scanner to the Dragisa Misovic Clinical Hospital Centre. The medical device worth is 210,000 euros and donated from his foundation to support the health care system of Serbia.
“We are aware that the epidemiological situation is still unstable and that the health system not only of our country but also of the entire region is under great pressure, so it is necessary to unite and support them.” Novak Djokovic said.
To express his appreciation and gratitude for these unprecedented time heroes, the 33-years-old Serbian went on say, “Thank you to all the health workers who have been working in extraordinary circumstances for almost ten months and are fighting for all of us.”
“We Hope That This Scanner Will Make Work Easier For Health Workers”: Novak Djokovic
The State-of-the-Art Scanner, which can detect strokes, cancers and injuries to internal organs, can also help health care workers treat thousands of patients in a short time.
Serb continued, “Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have been monitoring the situation on the ground and, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, we have tried to react quickly and provide assistance to those who needed it the most.”
“With this pandemic, it has become clear to all of us how important it is to be ready and equipped for all challenges, and we hope that this scanner, as well as all other donated equipment, will make work easier for health workers and further strengthen our health institutions.”, Djokovic concluded.
To date, Novak Djokovic Foundation has been donated 12 ventilators, 54 clinical monitors and among other medical devices to several clinical centres in Serbia.