LEPP transfers of vital sign monitors, ventilators, EKGs, sterilizers, laryngoscopes, aspirators, bladder scanners, exam tables, stretchers, and crutches were distributed by LEPP’s partner World Help to three hospitals – the Gunjaman Singh, Lamjung, and Chaujahari hospitals in Nepal. These property transfers are expected to benefit 67,000 people.
World Help also distributed 10,000 hygienic kits and books to school children in the Chitwan and Rukum districts of Nepal. The hygiene kits will help in the districts’ efforts to keep school children healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In gratitude of receiving these donations, Hemanta Shreshta, Administrator of Lamjung District Hospital expressed immense thanks and said “ because of your donations of medical equipment, we can now provide more health care services to people affected by the pandemic in rural Nepal. Together we are making a difference in the field of health and education”.
Asha Maya Pariyar (below), from Gaunsahar, was happy to receive this walker donated through LEPP’s partner humanitarian aid organization World Help. After a long stay in the Lamjung hospital, Asha, 63, was finally able to get back on her feet and make concrete progress towards her recovery.
A patient with suspected COVID-19 (below) is treated by a doctor in the isolation ward of Gunjaman Singh hospital aided by a vital signs monitor donated by World Help through LEPP.