Chinese associations donate medical gears to Myanmar

DM Monitoring

YANGON: Myanmar and Chinese associations donated medical supplies to the Natmauk General Hospital in Myanmar’s Magway region on Tuesday to help fight against the COVID-19 outbreak.
With the help of the Chinese embassy in Myanmar, Myanmar-China Exchange and Cooperation Association handed over 20,000 surgical masks to the Natmauk General Hospital while the Golden City Charity Foundation donated an oxygen plant to be used for the treatment of the infected patients.
“The embassy will continue its assistance in provision of the hospital’s needs,” Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Chen Hai said.
“Such donations mean a lot and we are very grateful as now is the critically important moment,” Dr. Myat Thant, on behalf of the hospital, told Xinhua.
The Natmauk General Hospital is the second China-Myanmar Friendship hospital which was renovated last year. Founded in 1982, the Natmauk hospital had been previously upgraded to a 50-bedded hospital in 2015 and the hospital has been providing health care services to at least 300,000 local people since then.