UK assists medical supplies to Nepal

Pokhara—The Medical supplies and equipment assisted by the Government of the United Kingdom to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic have been handed over to Nepal on Friday.

The supplies were handed over to the Minister for Health and Population, Hridayesh Tripathi by the Ambassadors of the UK to Nepal Nicola Pollitt at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.

The medical items provided by the UK contain 260 units of ventilators (130 CPaP and 130 BiPaP machines), assorted consumables to last around four weeks, and 19,200 eye protectors. The same charter flight also brought oxygen concentrators given by NepalMedUK, a charity organization based in the UK.

Pictures: @NicolaPollittUK/Twitter
Published on: May 28, 2021 2:20 pm

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