ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Friday dispatched the fifth of protective equipment (PPEs) for the hospitals of Sindh and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).
According to a statement issued by NDMA spokesperson, as many as 26 each intensive care unit (ICU), Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP) ventilators and 10 X-Ray machines have been dispatched to Sindh province.
Furthermore, the NDMA spokesman said 10 BiPAP ventilators and five x-ray machines have also been sent to AJK.
Some 864,000 face masks, 15,848 safety suits, 6,330 N-95 masks, 36,488 surgical gowns, different kinds of surgical masks including D-95, KN-95, face shields, protective goggles and other similar item have also been dispatched to Sindh province.
Similarly, 86,384 face masks,1,585 safety suits,633 N-95, 6,349 surgical gowns, D-95, KN-95, surgical gloves and caps, face shields, protective goggles and other items have also been dispatched to AJK.
On May 10, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) had dispatched the fifth of protective equipment (PPE) for the hospitals of Balochistan.
According to a statement issued by NDMA spokesperson, the protective equipment was being supplied nationwide while the fifth consignments of protective equipment were dispatched to Balochistan.
The PPEs include surgical masks, N-95 masks, protective gowns, gloves, shoe covers, surgical head covers, face shields, protective goggles, and sanitizers.
The consignment included three PCR testing machines, 20,000 testing kits, 20,000 surgical masks, 6000 D-95 and ten thousand KN-95 masks, 14,000 protective suits, 16,000 pairs of gloves and five hundred gowns.
Additionally, 500 face shields, 800 protective glasses and eight thousand sanitizer bottles have also been sent to Balochistan.
On April 20, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) had delivered a 3rd consignment of additional Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.