The year when Stopanska Banka AD – Skopje celebrated its 75th anniversary was enriched with a unique interactive campaign that asked the citizen to ride their bikes and to “donate” the kilometers they drove for a common goal-reaching 1 million kilometers together. Thanks to the positive and humanitarian character and the improved habit of the population to replace the car with a bike for their means of transport and the nice weather in addition, the campaign reached the millionth kilometer hence completing the primary goal.
During the presentation of the donation, the CEO and President of the BoD of Stopanska Banka, Mr. Diomidis Nikoletopoulos said to the media: “Stopanska Banka AD – Skopje completed a donation today which came from the widely accepted communal project “Vozi od srce”. We are very satisfied to see the medical team here today feel professionally motivated to be able to use state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and is feeling confident that they can help more patients and help them in a better way. This is what each participant in this project is most happy about. We wish them success and a lot of healthy kids’ hearts. Stopanska Banka AD – Skopje with its 75 years continues to be a company that grows and develops together with the community from where it comes from. We remain on your side.”
“Improving diagnostics in pediatric cardiology, especially when it comes to congenital heart anomalies and early referral to cardiology centers, which is the main goal in timely children support. Big thanks to the responsible team of Stopanska Banka AD – Skopje and to all those who supported the campaign “Vozi od srce”. Children’s health is the most important.”, said Dr. Najdanovska Aluloska. She also added that this diagnostic equipment could also be used for educational purposes by the medical team. On the behalf of the expert team of the Department of Cardiology and Rheumatology, Prof. Dr. Rozana Katsarska, Head of this department, added that it is one of the latest pediatric cardiological echocardiographs with the highest professional standards.
“Pediatric diagnostics, especially for children who have congenital heart anomalies, means the first step to a healthy child and timely diagnosis and treatment. Thanks to Stopanska Banka for this donation, but let me mention that our cooperation for better treatment of our little ones will continue, ”added Prof. Kacarska. Besides the Philips “Affinity” the Bank also donated new medical furniture and IT equipment for the exam room to make sure both patients and doctors have an overall better experience.