Janmitra Nyas gave away 5,000 masks to protect medical staff from infection.
Janmitra Nyas and Child Rights and You (CRY) donated 5,000 masks on Tuesday to protect the medical staff of Pandit Deendayal district hospital from COVID-19. On behalf of the Nyas, Kashi Vishanath Temple’s chief executive officer (CEO), Vishal Singh, gave away the masks to the hospital administration. Besides, the Nyas provided 15 cartons (2,160 packets) of biscuits for the patients.
Most coronavirus patients from Purvanchal region (eastern part of UP) are recuperating at the Deendayal district hospital. Although the number of patients is huge, majority of the patients are being successfully treated and discharged. While handing over the masks to the hospital’s chief medical superintendent (CMS) Dr Vishveshwar Shukla, Kashi Vishwanath Nyas CEO Vishal Singh laid stressed for an effective mechanism to curb medical infection. He said it was vital to protect doctors and health workers from covid-19 infection and efforts should be made at all levels in this regard. Besides, similar steps need to be taken to prevent medical infection in the private hospitals of the city.
Meanwhile, Singh also underlined the imperative of regular and interrupted supply of oxygen to the hospital treating COVID-19 patients. He pointed out the need for the intensive training of doctors to fight the pandemic. The Kashi Vishwanath Temple CEO lauded Janmitra Nyas Trustee Shruti Nagvanshi for facilitating the distribution of masks for the doctors and health workers. He observed that Janmitra Nyas was offering a helping hand to the society by giving away food and ration to the poor as well and that such organisations were setting a milestone for the country through their humanitarian work.
In his address, CMS Dr Vishveshwar Shukla noted that the fight against coronavirus could only be won through proper social distancing. Superintendent Dr Rajkumar Yadav was also present on the occasion. Nyas trustee Shruti Nagvanshi informed that more than 17,000 masks would now be distributed at the primary health centres of Harhua, Pindara, Basni, Puarikala and Jakhni Arajilines with the help of CRY. Besides, masks and other protective equipment would be provided to all the Anganwadi workers.