Thuwunna Youth Training Centre turned into COVID-19 facility

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MFF president and Ayeyarwady Foundation chairman U Zaw Zaw (black jacket) supervising betterment of the Ayeyarwady Centre in Yangon on 22 September. Photo: U Zaw Zaw’s Facebook Page

Myanmar Football Federation president U Zaw Zaw who is also the chairperson of the Ayeyarwady Foundation is supervising the betterment of the temporary treatment centre named Ayeyarwady Centre in Yangon to accommodate COVID-19 positive patients for their treatment, according to the foundation statements.
The centre has been running from 19 September 2020 and it was built at Thuwunna Youth Training Centre.
The Ministry of Health and Sports gave full permission to run the temporary healthcare centre and the ministry has contributed medical equipments for the centre, according to the Ayeyarwady Foundation.
The centre can accommodate over 400 positive patients, and it is now becoming a key place to give healthcare treatment in Yangon by Ayeyarwaddy Foundation in line with guidelines of Ministry of Health and Sports.
The MFF president’s Ayeyarwady Foundation has constructed temporary buildings for over 400 patients, Intensive Care Unit, Duty Room (Control Centre), store building for medical stuffs and essential things, bathrooms and restrooms, examination rooms, protective chambers for swab test, lounges for health workers and volunteers, washing machines, PPE changing rooms and bathrooms with the disinfecting system, accommodations for 150 health workers and volunteers, CCTV system, fire alarm system and fire extinguishers, public address system, registration system by QR code, communication places between doctors and patients via video conferencing, generators for fully electricity support, garbage management system and daily meals support, according to the foundation.
The MFF president, along with other donor’s support, also provided the daily needs of the temporary healthcare centre.
Currently, the Ayeyarwady Centre is expanding the construction to 920-bedded field hospital, according to the foundation. —Lynn Thit (Tgi)

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