Indian government donated two ambulances for YCH

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Indian ambassador to Myanmar Mr. Vikram Misri sprinkles scented water on one of the ambulances. Photo: Taya

In order to upgrade Myanma’s public health service, the government of India donated two modern ambulances equipped with medical instruments worthing 154,600 USD to Yangon Children Hospital yesterday.
Indian ambassador to Myanmar, Mr. Vikram Misri told that, these ambulances fixed with modern medical equipments donated to be able to save the lives of patients giving necessary treatment to patients in the vehicle, in such a situation of high traffic jam.
It is known that, as there is no specialists in Child Heart Disease in Yangon General Hospital and Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases (EENT) in Yangon Children Hospital, patients suffering from those diseases have to use those ambulances to go to  Yankin Hospital EENT Hospital.
Dr. Su Su Dwe, Medical Superintendent of the hospital said that, “there are only 4 ambulances at the hospital. However we are facing inconveniences in transferring the patients to Yankin Hopital so we need more ambulances for the hospital.”
YCH has provided medical services to 100 to 150 patients daily in Orthopedic treatment ward, medical ward, surgery ward, neo-natal ward, Pediatric Oncology ward, Renal treatment ward, Neurology ward and Pediatric Nutrition ward respectively.
Indian government also recently donated “3 Telsa MRI” machine for the screening of bones and muscle joints and lumps of flesh and “CT Scanner and Oxygen Concentrator Plant for the diagnosing of pulmonary and Oncology diseases accordingly to YCH and also donated 64-slice CT Scanner, Oxygen Plant, Ultrasound Scan Machine and other essential medical devices to Sittway hospital.
About 7 million USD will be used in supplying medical equipments and devices for YCH and Sittway hospital and 2 million USD for Monywa Children and Women hospital, according to the Embassy of India in Myanmar.—Nanda Win(MNA)

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