Coca-Cola and Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) have commenced the second phase of handing over safety gears and equipment to various hospitals and volunteers to enhance the safety of health workers, patients and volunteers working at frontline amidst Covid19 pandemic.
The total value of the equipments to be handed over to the Government of Nepal for use in various hospitals is approx Rs. 1.4 crores. Under this partnership, ventilators will be handed over to the major hospitals in all the seven provinces of the country and personal safety equipment will be handed over to the health workers and volunteers.
The second phase of the safety gears and equipment distribution campaign kicked off today in the presence of Honorable Minister for Health and Population Bhanubhakta Dhakal at the Ministry of Health and Population premise.
The plan is to provide ventilators in major hospitals of all seven provinces. The handover ceremony was held in the presence of Acting Chairperson of Nepal Red Cross Society Sarmila Karki, General Secretary Pitamber Aryal, Executive Director Umesh Prasad Dhakal, Central Member Dipendra Dhakal, Director Pawan Gupta, Irina Karki, Country PACS Manager and Hari Sharma Neupane, Human Resource Director on behalf of Coca-Cola.