The donation of 60 ventilators and 40 monitors by the UK executive will strengthen the care of patients with COVID-19 in Peru.
Today (19 February), the United Kingdom executive donated 20 mechanical ventilators, 40 non-invasive ventilators and 40 monitors to the Ministry of Health of Peru to contribute to the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation, valued at two million soles (520 thousand kilos sterling), turned into once delivered by the British ambassador, Kate Harrisson. She stated:
The COVID-19 pandemic is a in actuality world field and we must come together to defeat it and relieve our international locations to recover. I’m therefore very overjoyed that the United Kingdom is ready to donate this lifestyles saving equipment to the executive of Peru. I’m hoping this would relieve to produce clear that fewer households endure the loss of a cherished one at the hands of this horrible virus. We can proceed to form all we are able to to part abilities, sources and records with Peru as we face this shared field.
It is miles well-known to proceed complying with security features in gentle of most modern increases in circumstances in Peru. Let’s proceed with social distancing so that the contagion curve doesn’t upward push again
UK Minister for European Neighbourhood and the Americas, Wendy Morton, stated:
Worldwide collaboration is mandatory to beating COVID-19. This is why the UK is working in partnership with international locations, together with Peru, to carry the virus under control.
I’m proud that the UK is offering the lifestyles-saving equipment Peru wants at this critical time. Only by working together will we be winning in saving lives and ending the pandemic.
The implements for the care of patients with COVID-19 had been delivered to the Ministry of Health, who shall be to blame of their distribution to the various hospitals across Peru.
The governments of Peru and the United Kingdom beget been in constant verbal replace to be a half of forces in the fight towards COVID-19, and proceed to strengthen the bilateral relationship and joint work between both international locations on initiatives akin to the reconstruction of the north of Peru, and industrial alternatives and funding.
This donation ratifies the UK’s main role in the world and scientific response to the COVID19 pandemic. The United Kingdom is additionally the predominant donor to the COVAX Facility, which seeks to produce clear accessible vaccines to the international locations of the world when it is far finalised.
Published 19 February 2021