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Rwanda Acquires COVID-19 Medical Kits donated by the Chinese Military The People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China donated several medical supplies to the Defence Force of Rwanda, to support the country in the combat against the COVID-19 pandemic.&n...

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Rwanda Acquires COVID-19 Medical Kits donated by the Chinese Military

Published by: Tobiloba Chelsea
06/07/2020 10:34 AM

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China donated several medical supplies to the Defence Force of Rwanda, to support the country in the combat against COVID-19 pandemic. 

 

The Rwandan Ministry of Defence in a statement said, “The donations aimed at controlling and preventing COVID-19, valued at US$290,000 were received by General Bosco Kazura, the Rwanda Chief of Defence Force at the Kigali International Airport, through an airlift by the PLA Air Force".

 

During the official exchange of the supplies to the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Rao Hongwei, the Chinese Ambassador to Rwanda, says that the supplies are for the people of Rwanda, to support the people and the country Military in the fight against the pandemic. This is however an indication of a profound friendship between Rwanda and China.

 

Kazura says, “the donated supplies depict that, if our efforts are merged, we shall indeed overcome various challenges, most especially the pandemic”. 

 

THE DONATIONS

  • 6,000 surgical masks.
  • 4,200 medical safety goggles
  • 50,000 pieces of medical masks (disposable).
  • 6,000 medical respirators.
  • 3,000 disposable medical protective face shields
  • 3,000 units of disposable one-piece protective gowns.
  • 3,000 waterproof isolation gowns
  • 6,000 units of medical boot covers.
  • 30 infusion pumps.
  • 50 nitrile gloves (disposable). 
  • 50 forehead infrared thermometers
  • two helmets (infrared thermal imaging temperature measurement).
  • two knapsack disinfection sprayers(16 liters) 

 

 

 

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