The regional perinatal center of Kyzylorda has been included in the list of beneficiaries of the VII Charity Sports and Music Festival Burabike Fest, the festival organizers are planning to purchase a device for the treatment of hypothermia for the center.
The VII Charity Sports and Music Festival Burabike Fest 2019 will be held August 24-25, 2019 in the Shchuchinsko-Borovskaya resort area. The festival is organized by the Rixos Borovoe Hotel in cooperation with the Bulat Utemuratov Foundation with the support of the Akimat of Akmola region.
Traditionally collected funds from participation fees, sponsorship fees, as well as proceeds from the charity auction will be used to purchase medical equipment for hospitals and clinics in the regions of Kazakhstan. This year, five beneficiaries have been selected, including the regional perinatal center of Kyzylorda.
The staff of the Bulat Utemuratov Foundation have visited the Regional Perinatal Center in Kyzylorda and have met with the management of the medical institution. During the meeting, the equipment needs of the center have been discussed.
“This year, the regional perinatal center in Kyzylorda has been chosen as one of the potential beneficiaries of the charity festival. The Regional Perinatal Center in Kyzylorda has selected the Foundation to purchase a device for the treatment of hypothermia in the amount of KZT 12,000,000. Earlier in 2014, 2 devices for artificial ventilation of the lungs were transferred to the perinatal center,”the Foundation’s press service reports.
For reference: The purpose of the annual charity festival Burabike Fest is to raise funds to finance and implement charitable projects aimed at improving the physical health of children and improving the welfare of the citizens of Kazakhstan. Over 6 years of the festival, almost KZT 700 million was collected, which were donated as equipment to children's medical institutions, perinatal and rehabilitation centers, orphanages. In 2018, KZT 205 million was collected at the festival, for which medical and rehabilitation equipment was purchased for medical institutions in Merka (Zhambyl region), Timiryazevo (North Kazakhstan region), Panfilovo (Almaty region), Alakol (Almaty region), Agadyr (Karaganda region).
It should be noted that the Burabike Fest 2019 will be a two-day event for the first time. In its program there are cycling and bike ride, open-air-concert of favorite Kazakhstani performers, tennis tournament, master classes, picnic, evening and afternoon auctions. Registration for the Burabike Fest 2019 is open at burabike.kz. Any citizen can participate.