Raipur. Today Oxfam India contributed medical equipment to Chhattisgarh under Mission Sanjivani. Oxfam India has contributed two oxygen plants of 570 litres capacity in 2 hospitals, oxygen cylinders in 35 PHCs, oxygen concentrators, patient monitors, 800 PPE kits, Provided 5000 medical kits and other materials for 5000 ASHA workers. Health Minister TS Singhdeo flagged off the medical equipment from his residence located in Civil Lines.
Expressing gratitude to Oxfam, Health Minister TS Singhdeo said that in this challenging situation, Oxfam has gone ahead and contributed medical materials and equipment of about six crores. He said that to strengthen health services in the newly created district of Gaurela Pendra Marwahi, Oxfam provided medical kits. The support of 570 litres per minute oxygen generating plant for a 50-bed hospital in Vadrafnagar, a remote area of Surguja, is a major contribution.
On behalf of Oxfam, CEO Oxfam Amitabh Behar, Regional Manager Raipur Anand Shukla, Coordinator Chhattisgarh Prakash Guardia, Finance Coordinator Surabhi Agarwal and Jitendra Kaushik were present along with other dignitaries.