The Government of Japan has provided an additional 114 oxygen generators to support Nepal’s efforts in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic.
Charge d’ Affaires of the Embassy of Japan, YOSHIOKA Yuzo, expressed happiness to assist Nepali hospitals and hopes that medical equipment provided by Japan would be used to save many lives in Nepal.
Japan has been continuously supporting Nepal in the fight against COVID-19 by providing medical equipment including 25 blood gas analyzers, 25 portable ultrasound image diagnostic systems, six ambulances and 274 oxygen generators that are now in use at hospitals across the country.
Japan has been implementing comprehensive support to the health sector of Nepal, with advanced medical equipment such as MRI machines provided to eight public advanced hospitals.
In August, Japan provided 1.6 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines to Nepal. Another project to transport the COVID-19 vaccines effectively is expected under the Last One Mile Program with UNICEF.
Source: National News Agency Nepal