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HNB donates medical equipment to nine districts

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By EMN Updated: Sep 15, 2021 10:01 pm
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Members of Help Nagaland Breathe and staff of community health centre in Chiephobozou during the distribution of equipment and other items.

Dimapur, Sep. 15 (EMN): Help Nagaland Breathe (HNB), a Covid-19 relief fundraiser, distributed medical equipment and supplies worth INR 40 lakh to 33 health centres in nine districts in Nagaland under its phase-2 distribution from August 4 to September 2.

In August, HNB received its 15th donor, and the second consignment from Goonj, an NGO in New Delhi, which undertakes disaster relief, humanitarian aid, and community development work across India. The shipment consisted of 50000 3-ply masks, 2500 sanitisers, 500 oximeters, 1000 digital thermometers, 25000 gloves, 500 infrared temperature guns and other multivitamins while the second shipment from Goonj consisted of 400 oxygen regulators and 600 oxygen masks which would be distributed under Phase 2 and Phase 3.

Other medical supplies were donated by various donors across India such as United Way Bangalore, Hemkunt Foundation, Sauramandala Foundation, Jeevan Foundation, Meddo Foundation, India Covid SOS, IIT Kanpur, Crypto Relief, Sahibul Ahmed, and 02 for India.

The medical equipment which were distributed under Phase 2 included 100 oxygen cylinders (D type – 46.5 l), 25 oxygen cylinders (B type -10l), 10 BiPaP machines, 332 oximeters, six oxygen concentrators (10L), 10 oxygen concentrators (5L), 532 NRB masks, 200 N95 masks, 980 PPE kits, 532 thermometers, 1000 medicine pack, 40 oxygen masks, 24 regulators with flowmeter and humidifier, 1650 sanitisers (100 ml), 2600 home isolation kit (paracetamol, vitamins, ORS) , 1560 gloves, 26 temperature guns, 5500 3-ply masks.

Under the second phase, medical supplies were distributed to Chiephobozou CHC, Tsieminyu CHC, Thizama 4th NAP Hospital, Viswema CHC, Zubza PHC, Police Medical Unit, New Reserve in Kohima district, Changtongya CHC, Mangkolemba CHC, Mokokchung DH, Tsurangkong PHC, Tuli CHC in Mokokchung district, Aboi CHC, Mon DH, Tobu CHC in Mon district, Noklak DH, Panso PHC, Thono PHC in NOklak district, Athibung CHC and Jalukie CHC in Perendistrict, Chozuba CHC, Meluri CHC, Pfutsero CHC in Phek district, Bhandari CHC, Chudi HWC, District Hospital, Lakhuti PHC, Sanis CHC, Sungro PHC, UPHC in Wokha district, Akuluto PHC, Pughoboto CHC in Zunheboto district, and Longkhim CHC, Noksen PHC, Tuensang DH in Tuensang district.

The deputy commissioner of Mon, Thavaseelan K, on behalf of the Covid-19 district task force, received the supplies for District Hospital Mon and community health centre, Tobu. He conveyed his gratitude and appreciation for the effort of Help Nagaland Breathe (HNB) campaign to augment the health infrastructure of Mon district. He further requested for continued support in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Meanwhile, HNB expressed appreciation to district administrations, CMOs, deputy CMOs, MS, frontline workers from all the nine districts for helping HNB with the logistics. HNB further acknowledged the constant support of YouthNet Nagaland, Pro-Rural for logistical support and financial management respectively, and the National Foundation for India for aid support.

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By EMN Updated: Sep 15, 2021 10:01:20 pm