Broadening collaboration in speeding up battle against COVID-19, the World Health Organization ‘WHO’ on Monday gave over coronavirus testing machines and packs to Pakistan.
The WHO gave the nation 1500 quick point of-care ‘POC’ testing units alongside parting with 1000 testing machines.
The WHO likewise gave 15,000 virus transport medium ‘VTM’ units that would be utilized to obtain tests of the infection patients.
Tending to an occasion where the appliance was given over, the Pakistan Disaster Management Authority ‘PDMA’ Chairman Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal said that the nation was working close by the WHO to battle against coronavirus.
“The world health body is expanding its total participation,” he said including that there was no lack of the individual protective appliance in the nation.
He said that they were furnishing doctors and paramedical staff with the appliances on need basis. The PDMA executive said “We could give 100,000 personal protective equipment ‘PPE’ to medical clinics the nation over every day.”
He said, we have arrived at the ability to lead 52,000 tests on everyday schedule.
WHO Representative in Pakistan Dr Palitha Gunarathna Mahipala said that they would keep on broadening their participation towards the nation in battling COVID-19. “Pakistan authorities followed up on time to predict the infection occurrence,” he said while praising the administration’s attempts.
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