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US donates 200 ventilators to Uzbekistan

uzreport.news/
24 August 2020

The aid is a result of a series of consultations held by the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Washington with representatives of the administration of Donal Trump, the State Department and the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

According to the Embassy of Uzbekistan in the United States, 200 artificial lung ventilation devices worth some $2.5 million are set to be delivered to Uzbekistan on August 27. Goods are to be transferred as part of the humanitarian aid announced by the administration of President Donald Trump in June this year.

The aid is a result of a series of consultations held by the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Washington with representatives of the administration of Donal Trump, the State Department and the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

The provided ventilators are manufactured on special order, taking into account the technical infrastructure of health care institutions in Uzbekistan. According to the characteristics, these devices are used for intensive care both in the conditions of inpatient treatment, and when transported by aeromedical transport or in ambulances.

The provided devices will be distributed by the Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan among 62 medical institutions in all regions of the country