US-Bangla donates PPE to hospitals to help treat coronavirus patients

- A Monitor Desk Report 30 Mar, 2020 | 1142 Views|-+
Dhaka: Private carrier US-Bangla Airlines has announced today to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) to all the medical college hospitals of Bangladesh to help protect the doctors, nurses and others concerned who are treating patients infected with coronavirus.

US-Bangla will fly in PPE, made according to the guideline of World Health Organisation, from China with their own aircraft. Directors of any public or private medical college hospital can all the airline on their hotline number 01929417306 and place order for their required amount of PPE, to be delivered to them by the airline as soon as possible.

On this note, Md Abdullah Al Mamun, Managing Director, US-Bangla Airlines, said, "The novel coronavirus pandemic has sent shockwaves through the entire world. It is highly essential now to provide medical services to patients infected with the virus while ensuring proper protection of doctors and nurses. Hence, we have decided to stand beside those involved in the field of medical services by donating PPE to them."

Also, from January till now, the airline has been bringing in masks, hand gloves, sanitiser, infrared thermometer and different medical equipment with their flights from China to Dhaka instead of general cargo, free for individuals and institutions who are importing them for protection against coronavirus.

It may be mentioned here that US-Bangla is one of the two and the only Bangladeshi carrier operating passenger flights to China's Guangzhou currently, the other being Chinese airline China Southern.

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