Japan provides 114 oxygen concentrators to Nepal

he Embassy of Japan hopes to see an end to the Covid-19 pandemic. (Japanese Embassy in Kathmandu)

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Kathmandu: Japan has provided an additional 114 oxygen concentrators to support Nepal’s efforts in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Charge d’ Affaires of the Embassy of Japan, Yoshioka Yuzo, said he was pleased to hand over more oxygen generators to assist Nepali hospitals and hopes that medical equipment provided by Japan has been used to save many lives in Nepal.

Japanese Embassy in Kathmandu said that Japan has been continuously supporting Nepal in the fight against Covid-19 by providing medical equipment. It had earlier provided 25 blood gas analyzers, 25 portable ultrasound image diagnostic systems, six ambulances and 274 oxygen concentrators that are now in use at hospitals across the country.

Japan has been implementing comprehensive support to the health sector of Nepal, with advanced medical equipment such as MRI machines provided to 8 public advanced hospitals, reads the statement by the Japanese Embassy in Kathmandu.

The Embassy of Japan hopes to see an end to the Covid-19 pandemic and looks forward to working with the government of Nepal and development partners to support the health sector in Nepal, the statement added.