KAAP, IsDB donates protective gears to PDMA
PESHAWAR: The King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Program for Charity Works (KAAP), Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has donated COVID-19 emergency healthcare assistance to the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), Relief, Rehabilitation & Settlement (RR&S), Department, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to combat spread of COVID-19.
The ceremony was held at Local Government Secretariat, Peshawar, with Advisor to Chief Minister on Local Government, Kamran Bangash as a Chief Guest. Dr. Farooq Jamil, Special Secretary Health, Ms. Tabassum, Director Relief, Sajid Imran, Director Rehabilitation, PDMA, IsDB Group Representative in Pakistan, Inamullah Khan, Project Manager Pakistan Mobile Clinic, Murat Kavakdan and representatives of the KP Health and RR&S Departments and Media representatives, said a press release issued here on Tuesday.
The IsDB Representative gives a detail presentation about their program. He stated that IsDB is working with Ministry of Economic Affairs and National Health Services to provide them financing of US$ 70 million for COVID-19 emergency response.
The IsDB Representative explained that KAAP, IsDB has allocated a Grant of US$ 0.42 million for health emergency relief package for KP and Sindh Provinces.
“We appreciate courage, compassion, and commitment of frontline doctors, nurses and paramedical staff and hope to provide them an enabling environment through provision of PPEs,” he added.
The KAAP, IsDB in collaboration with Health & RR&S Departments have identified list of protective gears or PPEs for healthcare providers working in hospitals, health facilities and isolation wards designated for treatment of COVID-19 patients in KP. – APP