The US-Bangla Airlines, one of the country’s private carriers, will provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to all
private and public medical college hospitals in the country free of cost to protect doctors and nurses in their combat against COVID-19 pandemic.
The airlines will procure PPEs, made following guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO), from China and send those to hospitals as per the demand, a press release said on Monday.Mohammed Abdullah Al Mamun, Managing Director of US-Bangla Airlines, the lone Bangladeshi carrier that operates flight to China, made the announcement today, the release added.
Directors of the hospitals have been requested to inform US-Bangla Airlines about their demand and required numbers of PPEs through the hotline number – 01929417306.
US-Bangla Airlines authority will send PPEs to the respective hospitals as early as possible, said the release.