WHO Donates Medical Provides to Assist Gasoline Tanker Explosion Response in Bong County | WHO

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Donated emergency medical supplies to the Ministry of Health by WHO

The World Well being Group (WHO) has donated emergency medical provides to the Ministry of Well being in response to the gasoline tanker catastrophe that has fatally affected over 80 individuals.

 Dr. Moses Jeuronlon, WHO Officer in Cost, mentioned in the course of the handing-over of the medical provides that the provides had been WHO preliminary help to make sure the well timed provision of urgently wanted medical take care of the victims of the explosion. 

To ease the burden on the already outstretched well being amenities within the affected county, WHO donated gadgets together with injectable analgesics, assorted antibiotics, intravenous fluids, supplies and provides for wound dressing, examination, and surgical gloves, amongst others.

Receiving the donated gadgets, the Honorable Minister of Well being, Dr Wilhelmina Jallah, recommended WHO for the well timed donations to the MOH in response to the gasoline tanker catastrophe. 

Dr Jallah mentioned WHO has all the time been a dependable accomplice and supporter in troublesome occasions and the emergency medical provides will likely be used instantly to alleviate the sufferings of individuals in numerous hospitals the place victims are being handled in Bong, Nimba, and Montserrado Counties. 

In response to preliminary statistics supplied by the Medical Director of the Phebe Hospital in Bong County, 82 instances (79 males and three females) have been reported with 42 severely injured individuals referred to the John F Kennedy Medical Heart and the 14 Navy and ELWA Hospitals in Monrovia. Further two victims had been transferred to Ganta United Methodist Hospital in Nimba County.  Up to now, as much as 4 deaths have been reported by hospital sources.


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