Metinvest Mining and Metallurgical Group, as a part of its help to the Armed Forces of Ukraine, is cooperating with the FAST charitable basis, which trains Ukrainian navy personnel in tactical medication, by offering UAH 4 million for the event of this space.
In line with the corporate’s press launch on Friday, first help expertise are an integral a part of the trendy coaching of navy personnel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. They permit supporting the lifetime of the wounded till certified medical care is supplied. In wartime, the variety of defenders of Ukraine elevated considerably, and the necessity for certified medical coaching of the navy additionally elevated.
In Ukraine, tactical medication is being developed by the FAST charitable basis, based at first of the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation. Particularly, specialists conduct coaching for the Armed Forces of Ukraine and different protection models. Because of the monetary help of donors, trainings for the navy are supplied freed from cost.
The FAST mission is supported by the Metinvest group. As a part of the Rinat Akhmetov’s Metal Entrance initiative, the corporate has already supplied UAH 4 million for the event of tactical medication. All funds go to the group of coaching within the conflict zone. Financing, to begin with, makes it doable to supply the fabric and technical base of coaching: high-quality supplies for creating expertise, logistics, and fee for the companies of instructors.
Metinvest CEO Yuriy Ryzhenkov mentioned that inside the framework of Rinat Akhmetov’s Metal Entrance navy initiative, the group is doing every part doable to make sure that as many defenders of Ukraine as doable return residence.
“Throughout the eight months of the full-scale conflict, the corporate despatched greater than UAH 1.4 billion to assist the Ukrainian military. Along with outfit, tactical gear, automobiles and armored buildings, we additionally ship medical provides to the entrance. Particularly, we’ve got already transferred greater than 31,500 hemostatic tourniquets and first help kits. However gear and supplies alone will not be sufficient to avoid wasting lives in fight situations. It’s important that the troopers themselves have the mandatory information and expertise. Due to this fact, we supported the PULSE initiative, which trains tactical medication for our fighters. Certified and well timed medical care is crucial to rescue injured with a fight harm,” the press service quoted the highest supervisor as saying.
From March to November 2022, greater than 10,000 navy personnel obtained primary tactical medical coaching from FAST instructors. In complete, there are coaching wants for about a million individuals. Now, FAST instructors are concurrently working in a number of instructions, together with within the rear of the group of troops defending the Donbas. Coaching in tactical medication from PULSE was carried out by the troopers of the thirty fifth Separate Brigade of the Marine Corps. named after Rear Admiral Mykhailo Ostrohradsky.
Oleh Palas, main of the medical service, said that the majority of our docs had been concerned within the coaching – these are fight medics of platoons, senior fight medics, medical instructors, paramedics and evacuation groups.
“Most of them have nice expertise that they gained throughout the ATO/JFO. However there have been additionally those that solely accomplished a two-week first help course. For them, this course has change into particularly beneficial. Often, our medics in our unit are learning virtually day-after-day, however this coaching is being held for the second time. I hope that we will arrange simulation trainings extra typically, as a result of they permit us to maintain our docs in fixed fight readiness,” the main mentioned.
FAST trains representatives of just about all forms of troops: Floor Forces, Air Power, Naval Forces, Medical Forces Command, Safety Service of Ukraine, Nationwide Police, State Emergency Service, intelligence and particular models. The aim of coaching from PULSE isn’t just to provide primary expertise for offering self-help and mutual help on the battlefield, however to make the Ukrainian navy coaching system equivalent to the American one – based on the TCCC (Tactical Fight Casualty Care) protocol.
Fedir Serdiuk, founding father of the FAST charitable basis, added that, in his opinion, probably the most dramatic issues within the conflict that Russia unleashed is that the enemies are shedding unmotivated troopers with low morale, and Ukraine is shedding sturdy, brave patriots. He mentioned that their responsibility and their strategic curiosity are to avoid wasting the lives of those individuals.
In line with him, the perfect share of survivors to the variety of wounded in world historical past is with the American military in Iraq and Afghanistan. Solely one of many 10 wounded died there. This occurred due to the event of safety applied sciences, communications, logistics, however, above all, by the introduction of the TCCC medical system.
“That is the perfect outcome within the historical past of wars, and we must always try for such figures. To do that, FAST instructors at the moment are coaching individuals within the fields, working towards sensible expertise, and consultants are supporting the event of tactical medication in models, forces, companies and divisions. It is very important win and save all of the lives that we will save,” Serdiuk mentioned.
The essence of navy coaching lies within the improvement of sensible expertise, as a result of that is what makes it doable to supply help in tough, harmful and traumatic situations. For coaching, fashionable tourniquets, hemostatic and dressings, quite a lot of gear to make sure airway patency, occlusive stickers and decompression needles, warming and anti-hypothermic gear are used. A variety of mannequins and simulation gear can also be used for coaching functions. A part of the FAST technique to help the Ukrainian Protection Forces within the improvement of tactical medication is the preparation and coordination of teacher teams inside the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The press service recalled that Metinvest additionally organized first help coaching for workers of its enterprises. Greater than 2,000 workers from Zaporizhia, Kamianske, Kryvy Rih and Pokrovsk have already accomplished trainings from FAST skilled instructors.