The United States Embassy in Paraguay delivered oxygen balloons to intensive care patients. The donation to the Ministry of Health is $ 75,000.
This burden will be spread across 10 health services and will be the first batch of oxygen balloons donated to the health portfolio. The distribution will take place in the various public hospitals.
The Chargé d’Affairs at the US Embassy in Paraguay said: “The aim of this type of humanitarian work that the US Embassy in Paraguay is doing is to cooperate and strengthen our alliance with the people and government of Paraguay at this time of global health crisis.” Paraguay, United States, Joseph Salazar.
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In this way, the commitment between the two countries to continue to support Paraguay is confirmed during this pandemic.
The Humanitarian Assistance Program of the Defense Cooperation Office of the US Embassy in Paraguay and the US Southern Command is the one that is betting on this type of initiative in the fight against COVID-19.
Oxygen balloons of 6 cubic meters each, with their respective accessories: regulator, humidifier and flow meter, were delivered especially to patients in intensive care units, due to the shortage of public hospitals.
The oxygen will be distributed to 10 health services in Paraguay: Hospital de Barrio Obrero; Nimbe Hospital; V RS Caaguazú; VI RS Caazapá; Hospital Itacurubí del Rosario (II RS San Pedro); XVI RS Boquerón; XVII RS Alto Paraguay; IV RS Guairá; Fram Hospital (VI RS Itapúa); The IRS conception.
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