In continuation of C-19 responses, Grameenphone join hands with the Foreign Investors’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and donated high-quality ICU Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suits to selected hospitals to further support frontline medical professionals.
The Foreign Investors' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) handed over PPE suits to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) with the support of Grameenphone, for fight against COVID – 19 recently.On behalf of the FICCI Executive Committee TIM Nurul Kabir FICCI Executive Director handed over the 1,000 ICU PPE to the Brigadier General Taufiqul Hasan Siddiquee, Commandant of Combined Medical Hospital Dhaka (CMH).
Rupali Chowdhury, President of Foreign Investors’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and also Managing Director, Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited, said, “We believe it’s our responsibility to contribute and stand beside the Government and healthcare professionals to fight the outbreak of C-19. Thus, we are extremely pleased that Grameenphone has decided to join this cause and donate protective coverall gowns for emergency support.”
Yasir Azman, CEO of Grameenphone, commented, “We are pleased to join this cause of FICCI and donate protective coverall gowns. I must thank FICCI for bringing us together as our motherland is in dire need of our collective support. My ardent salute to the brave son of the soil for taking the hit to keep us safe. I believe in collaboration with Government, Regulator, and Industry it is possible to tackle the outbreak.”
So far FICCI had provided 17,000 units of high-quality Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suits to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Marie Stopes Bangladesh, Surjer Hashi Clinic, CMH, ICDDRB Dhaka, Sylhet Shaheed Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital, Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College, Chattogram General Hospital Andarkilla, Chattogram Medical College, Panchlaish and Bangladesh Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases, Fouzdarhat to help the nation in its fight against Covid-19.
Apart from FICCI’s joint initiative member companies of FICCI individually has been donated Medicine, Food, PPE and other in kind contribution to the different stakeholder i.e. Hospitals, NGOs, Social organization and others during this COVID-19 pandemic which is value of Tk 150 million.
On the occasion, FICCI Executive Director T I M Nurul Kabir reiterated the commitment of all the members of FICCI, the Multinational Companies operators in Bangladesh and said, “We believe it’s our responsibility to contribute and stand beside the Government of Bangladesh and the health care professional to fight this challenging pandemic situation.” He also expressed his special thanks to the Grameenphone for donating high-quality ICU PPE.In the handover ceremony, Brigadier General Mr. Taufiqul Hasan Siddiquee, Commandant of Combined Medical Hospital Dhaka (CMH) express his thanks and gratitude to FICCI and its Members’ companies and Grameenphone for this contribution of high-quality ICU PPE to CMH to support frontline medical professionals.