VHP distributes PPE kits to doctors and nurses

Shimla: As the World is struggling in its fight against COVID-19, availability of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kits for health professionals has also become a matter of prime concern, today. In this hour of anxiety, Self Help Groups working under Rural Livelihood Mission have geared up to meet the demand. 50 Self Help Groups (SHGs) in Hmachal Pradesh are preparing and producing about 15000 masks everyday to give a helping hand in the fight against COVID-19. Around 2000 women are involved in this task through various SHGs.

New Delhi, (Samajweekly) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has now taken the initiative of distributing Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to health workers as well.

The VHP on Wednesday distributed 400 PPE kits to protect doctors and nurses from infection at Swami Dayanand Hospital, North Delhi Municipal Corporation.

According to the VHP, the doctors, nurses and paramedical staff of the hospital stated that the Delhi government has not provided safety kits i.e. PPE kits to the corporation hospitals. Therefore, the risk of infection is more for them.

The VHP said Delhi ranks second among the infected states of the country where more than 2,000 people are infected and 47 patients have died untimely, in such a situation, government’s negligence can be very dangerous hospital administration as well as patients.

East Delhi Municipal Corporation Mayor Anju Kamal Kant and Medical Superintendent of Swami Dayanand Hospital Dr Rajni thanked the VHP for its contribution.

The VHP also provided sanitizers and food to patients. VHP Delhi President Kapil Khanna, head of the office Vagish Issar, Vice President Rurudin Prasad Rustagi, Surendra Kumar Gupta, Babu Panicker, Publicity Head Mahendra Rawat and all other officials and activists were present.