Nadda flags off medical, other supplies to Himachal Pradesh to fight COVID

He said BJP workers have provided medical aid and relief material to hospitals, social organizations and administration, and this includes medical beds, medicines, blood and plasma, oxygen cylinders as well as food and shelter.They have organised over 1,200 blood donation camps across the country, and also conducted plasma donation camps in large numbers, he said.


PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 16-05-2021 17:58 IST | Created: 16-05-2021 17:53 IST
Nadda flags off medical, other supplies to Himachal Pradesh to fight COVID
The BJP president also spoke about the boost in health infrastructure under Modi, listing out the increase in medical institutions, hospitals and setting up of oxygen plants. Image Credit: ANI
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BJP president J P Nadda on Sunday flagged off a large number of masks, drugs and other materials to Himachal Pradesh to help people fight COVID-19 as part of his party's ''Seva hi Sangathan'' campaign. Describing the pandemic as the biggest medical and health crisis in the history of humankind, he said Indians have unitedly fought this under Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will come out victorious in this war against the infectious disease, according to a BJP statement. He said BJP workers have provided medical aid and relief material to hospitals, social organizations and administration, and this includes medical beds, medicines, blood and plasma, oxygen cylinders as well as food and shelter.

They have organised over 1,200 blood donation camps across the country, and also conducted plasma donation camps in large numbers, he said. To help COVID patients and their families, they have set up over 200 dedicated helplines at the district level across the country, he added. BJP workers have so far distributed over 65 lakh face masks, over 14 lakh food packets, seven lakh relief material packets and immunity kits across all states, Nadda said.

The materials sent to Himachal Pradesh included around three lakh three-ply face masks, 50,000 N-95 face masks, 25,000 gloves, 10,000 face shields, 7,000 PPE kits, 6,000 oxygen mask, 1,500 oxygen regulators, 250 nasal cannula and other medical items, the party statement said. Nadda also flagged off a consignment of medical equipment, including mobile medical units, and lauded Union Minister Anurag Thakur, an MP from the state, for his efforts towards this. The BJP president also spoke about the boost in health infrastructure under Modi, listing out the increase in medical institutions, hospitals and setting up of oxygen plants.

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