Covid-19 Response

US Embassy provides PPE for Kamalapur Railway Hospital

Diplomatic Correspondent

29 May, 2020 12:00 AM printer

The US Embassy in Dhaka provided Covid-19 response essentials, including personal protective equipment (PPE) for Kamalapur Railway General Hospital of the capital.

United States Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Miller and Embassy representatives of the US military’s Indo-Pacific Command handed over the essential PPE to Divisional Medical Officer of the hospital Dr Ibne Safi Abdul Ahad, said a US Embassy press release on Thursday.

The equipments include 700 KN95 surgical masks, 500 bottles (200-milliliter) of hand sanitizer, 500 pairs of surgical gloves, 300 hazardous materials (HAZMAT) suits, 50 face shields, 50 pounds of bleach powder, 10 infrared thermometers, six disinfectant sprayers, and three patient monitor/pulse oximeter machines, all of which were purchased locally from Bangladeshi companies.