Nepal Red-Cross Society partners with Coco-Cola to support the fight against Covid 19
Nepal Red-Cross Society has partnered with the Coca-Cola Foundation to heighten the safety of frontline health workers and volunteers who are assisting patients during the Covid 19 pandemic.
The project aims to provide safety gears and disinfectant items to health workers and frontline workers in public hospitals dedicated for Covid 19 treatment, in all seven provinces in the country.
The overall objective of the project is to serve approx. 60,000 health workers across the country including doctors, nurses, blood technicians, ambulance drivers, medical technicians, people in quarantine centers and community members at risk of Covid 19.
In this regard, the first handover ceremony commenced on June 30 on the premises of the Ministry of Health and Population in the presence of the Minister Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal, representatives of Coca-Cola in Nepal and Nepal Red-Cross Society. As a first phase of the project, safety gears and health equipment were handed over to Minister Dhakal for the health workers of Sukraraj Tropical Hospital, Teku as received by the Hospital Director, Dr. Sagar Kumar Rajbhandari.