(São Paulo, SP) December 20, 2021 – Arkema-ArrMaz, an Arkema Group company and a leader in the development of special materials, donated computers to support the participation of Lourenço Jorge public hospital, located in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, in the project “Health in Our Hands: improving large-scale patient safety in Brazil,” an initiative led by the Institutional Development Program of the Brazilian Unified Health System (Proadi-SUS).
Arkema-ArrMaz’s Brazil operations donated two computers to the hospital to support orientations, visits and courses delivered in digital format to the hospital’s intervention team and tutors, as well as data processing and report generation for the program.
“The donation will facilitate the team’s participation in training courses and virtual meetings, improving communication as well as the management of report data, which must be sent to the tutor hospital,” said Dr. José Alfredo Cavalcanti Padilha, general director of Hospital Lourenço Jorge. .
Leandro Rocha, managing director of Arkema-ArrMaz Brazil added, “Arkema-ArrMaz is honored to support such an important health initiative that is critical to the well-being of our local community. The success of the “Health in Our Hands” project will benefit us all.”
The “Health in Our Hands” project aims to reduce hospital infections occurring in ICUs of public facilities by 30 percent, increasing patient safety on a large scale. The Proadi-SUS’ project is a public-private initiative signed by the Ministry of Health, in which a group of private hospitals offer a series of training courses and guidance for professionals in the public sector.