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Parajuli hands over 40 units PPE to Health Ministry


28 March 2020  

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KATHMANDU: Integrated Group Nepal (IGN) has handed over 40 units of Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Ministry of Health and Population.

IGN Executive Chairman Bharat Parajuli provided PPE to the Emergency and Crisis Management Unit under the ministry.

N-95 masks, glass, gloves, helmets, clothes for the body, shoes, sanitizers, eight medical materials including shoe cover are included in each PPE unit. All the materials comply according to WHO standards.

Providing the PPE units Parajuli said that PPE is handed over to motivate the health workers working for the treatment of COVID-19 and it is the duty of people to help the government to fight against the pandemic.

He also informed that all the PPE units are brought in the local market and each unit costs Rs 8,500 excluding value-added tax.

A senior specialist doctor at Health Ministry Dr Roshan Pokharel said that the PPE is important in such pandemic treatment.

These PPEs will support the doctor, nurse and other health workers working in fever clinic, isolation and quarantines, he added.

Publish Date : 28 March 2020 17:19 PM

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