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Her Majesty the Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuck gifted medical equipment and Covid-19 relief goods including oxygen concentrators, oxygen regulators, B-30P BIPAP, and high flow humidifiers worth over Nu 5 million to the JDWNRH yesterday. 

According to a press release from the Gyalyum Charitable Trust (GCT), the donation stems from Her Majesty the Queen Mother’s fundamental belief in providing equal access to safe, effective, and quality medical services to everyone, especially during the current pandemic. 

The JDWNRH management expressed their gratitude to Her Majesty the Gyalyum for the medical equipment and Covid-19 relief goods, which it said will go a long way to support the health and well being of the people, the press release stated. “The national hospital will facilitate the distribution of the donated medical goods to hospitals in high-risk areas and regional referral hospitals.”

Under the guidance and leadership of Her Majesty the Queen Mother, GCT stated that it will continue to support Bhutan’s fight against Covid-19. The first round of donations was made on the 25th of June 2021. Covid-19 relief goods including oxygen concentrators, nasal tubes, surgical/medical face masks, and PPE suits worth Nu 5 million were donated. GCT also contributed Nu 7.6 million to His Majesty’s Kidu Fund for Covid-19 in 2020.

“Her Majesty the Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuck expresses Her profound gratitude to His Majesty The King Druk Gyalpo Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck for providing extraordinary leadership and vision to keep the nation safe from this unprecedented pandemic,” the press release stated. 

Edited by Tshering Palden




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