National Radio and Telecommunication Corporation (NRTC) has given 109 ventilators to hospitals the nation over in most recent 18 days in the wake of fixing them free from cost.
This was advised by NRTC Managing Director to Federal Minister for Defense Production Zubaida Jalal and Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry during their visit to the corporation.
“These ventilators are presently utilized by the emergency clinics the nation over,” said the NRTC MD.
The federal minister additionally visited the research services and creation line of the NRTC and praised the exploration exercises and different activities started by the enterprise.
On April 06, Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar on Monday led meeting at National Command and Operation Center ‘NCOC’ in Islamabad to survey measures against COVID-19.
Interior Minister Aijaz Shah, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Zafar Mirza, Moeed Yousuf were available during the gathering, while every chief secretary of regions went to the gathering by means of video attachment.
The gathering was advised that there are as of now 3844 ventilators accessible in the nation, while 2000 more will be imported from China.
The gathering was informed that there are 1697 ventilators in Punjab, 1550 in Sindh, 400 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 74 ventilators are accessible in hospitals across Balochistan. Islamabad hospitals have 47 ventilators while 63 ventilators are available in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Prior in the day, Chairman National Disaster Management Authority ‘NDMA’ Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal instructing Parliamentary Committee in Islamabad, said 500 ventilators will arrive at Pakistan on Thursday, while 29,000 protective packs for doctors and paramedics have been given to provinces.
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