Phnom Penh: The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) at the Cambodia Office along with the Cambodia-Korea Veterans Association (CAMKAA) on May 8, 2020 provided medical equipment to the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital and Children's Hospital. National to combat the cholera 19.

The handover ceremony was held at the KOICA office in Cambodia this morning, presided over by Mr. Rho Hyun Jun, President of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (OIC), Mr. Im Sour, President of the Alumni Association Cambodia-Korea (CAMKAA) Professor Ngy Meng, Director of Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital, Mr. Sast Azariah the priest Nhep Tuesday Bos, chairman of the National Pediatric Hospital.

The purpose of the grant is to help ease the burden of the two national hospitals in responding to the outbreak of the Kuwaiti 19 pandemic in Phnom Penh and ensuring the safety of patients and staff.

The supplies are: 10,000 medical bottles, 4,500 N95 (500 ml) hand gels, 500 ml liquid hand sanitizer and some soft drinks. In addition, the CAMKAA also provides an additional 20,000 masks.

Since 2017, KOICA has been assisting the Ministry of Health on the first step of the prevention and research project for infectious diseases, such as the current Kov 19 infection through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. United States (US CDC). The second phase of the project will officially begin in May 2020 with a total grant of $ 8.5 million over six years.

By Khada