ECOWAS hands over medical equipment to Nigeria

THE Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission has handed over important medical equipment to Nigeria as a part of the regional response technique to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The objects delivered by the collaborative effort of the German authorities by its Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the event agency-Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and nicely as bank- Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) embrace 12,800 goggles, 294,000 small, medium and huge gloves, 23,220 small, medium and huge robes, 8,190 coverall and 1,600 face shields.

 

Other objects additionally delivered have been 12, 000 masks, 10,000 surgical masks, 5,000 sanitisers, 40,512 diagnostic take a look at kits and two every of ventilators and ventilator trolleys.

The Federal Government has additionally obtained 800,000 items of hygiene merchandise from RB Nigeria, makers of Dettol and Jik.

The donated objects to the Federal Ministry of Health have been hygiene merchandise similar to Antiseptic Disinfectants, Dettol soaps, Jik bleach, full Personal Protective Equipment’s (PPE), and 100 cellular hand wash items to be put in at places suggested by the Ministry of Health.

 

The merchandise, that are price N65 million is a part of the organisation’s contribution to the federal government’s drive to fight the raging and lethal COVID-19 pandemic within the nation. It can be a part of its international mission ‘Fight for Access Fund’, which goals to enhance entry to well being, hygiene and diet for all.

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