PNMF donates Medical Supplies to combat the Novel Corona virus
Pratiman-Neema Memorial Foundation donated emergency medical supplies to hospitals and medical clinics in Rupandehi district of Province 5. On April 8th 2020, the first batch of supplies of 1500 surgical masks was donated to the Government’s Emergency Management Committee in Rupandehi district of Province 5. PNMF handed over the surgical masks to Mr. Mahadev Pant, CDO, and Chairman of District Emergency Preparedness and Management Commitment of Rupandehi district.
The second batch of supplies of 21 sets of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Hand Gloves, Boots, Face Shields and Sanitizers were donated to two Government hospitals; the Lumbini Provincial Hospital and Bhim Hospital and three rural municipalities; Rohini Rural Municipality, Om Satiya Rural Municipality, and Siyari Rural Municipality of Province 5. On April 13th 2020, Ms. Swati Thapa, Executive Director and Mr. Dharma K.C, Director of PNMF handed over medical supplies to Dr. Rajendra Prasad Khanal, Chief Medical Superintendent of the Lumbini Provincial Hospital and Dr. Naveen Darnal, Medical Superintendent of Bhim Hospital.
Hon. Minister Sudarshan Baral, Ministry of Social Development of Province 5 greatly appreciated and thanked PNMF for providing support with the quarantine building and providing essential medical supplies during the time of crisis and shortages. With the small contribution, for creating a big difference, PNMF aims to support the health workers working in the frontline during this COVID-19 crisis situation.