India gifts 10 ICU ventilators to Nepal Army

The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu on Sunday handed over 10 ICU ventilators to the Nepal Army, which were provided by the Indian Army, to assist Nepal’s defence force in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

Aug 10, 2020
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The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu on Sunday handed over 10 ICU ventilators to the Nepal Army, which were provided by the Indian Army, to assist Nepal’s defence force in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Indian ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra handed over the ventilators to Chief of Army Staff General Purna Chandra Thapa, who is also the honorary general of the Indian Army, the embassy said in a press statement.

“These ventilators are designed for a broad range of applications to include advanced invasive or non-invasive respiratory support,” said the embassy. “These equipments can be used in support of secondary care in hospitals with ICU, tertiary multi-specialty hospitals and dedicated ICUs. They are also portable and handy in the transportation of patients requiring intensive care.”

According to the embassy, while handing over the equipment, Ambassador Kwatra reaffirmed India’s commitment to providing all necessary help to the people of Nepal in the fight against the pande