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QC provides ambulances to Nepal’s rural hospitals

QC provides ambulances
to Nepal’s rural hospitals

Tribune News Network
Qatar Charity (QC) has provided eight ambulances to hospitals in Nepal’s rural areas, in an effort to support the country’s health sector. The ambulances, along with necessary equipment and supplies, were delivered to the hospitals in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Population and Family Welfare of Nepal’s Lumbini Province.
The handover of the ambulances took place in presence of Chief Minister Kul Prasad K C, Health Minister Indra Jit Tharu, Federal Parliament Member Athar Kamal, Education Minister Wasiuddin Khan, Member Secretary of the Social Welfare Council Manoj Bhatta, and acting director of Qatar Charity’s Nepal office Irshad Ali Shekh.
The ambulances are equipped with ECG monitors and oxygen cylinders along with other 22 emergency equipment.
During the handover ceremony, Health Minister Indra Jit Tharu honoured Qatar Charity and presented a certificate of appreciation to it, in recognition of its support.
Chief Minister Kul Prasad K C said that such aid would enhance the bilateral relationship between Qatar and Nepal, appreciating Qatar Charity for its tangible contribution in the health sector of Lumbini Province. He indicated that the ambulance service will benefit the community and people residing in the region, expressing his willingness to support such activities that will enhance the lives of the people for sustainable development of the province.
Health Minister Indra Jit Tharu, for his part, expressed his gratitude to Qatar’s benefactors and Qatar Charity, noting the medical equipment provided by Qatar Charity for the PCR lab during the covid-19 pandemic, and its other medical support for quarantine centres.