Khalsa Aid pitches in fight to fight covid 19 in Punjab
Providing PPEs, masks and gloves to hospitals and administration
Ludhiana: The novel coronavirus Pandemic has led to major concerns over the safety and health of the frontline workers. The country is grappling with a higher demand of PPE kits and masks etc.
Hospitals across the country are in need of Personal Protective Equipment for the doctors and nurses treating the Patients of Covid-19.
Khalsa Aid India has been primarily working to provide PPE kits, masks and gloves to hospitals and administration within Punjab. Our teams have been working for the past 18 days procuring, packaging and delivering these kits.
Till date, we have received numerous requests from various government hospitals, police stations and civil society organisations to provide PPE kits along with sanitation kits.
Khalsa Aid teams have provided PPE kits in more than 13 cities of Punjab. It provided these kits to the government hospitals as well as o the police personnel working on the frontline. Some of the cities where we provided kits are Nawanshahr, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Jagraon, Mohali, Patiala, Bathinda, Amritsar amongst the others.
Amarpreet Singh (Director- Asia) said, “As there is shortage of PPE kits in hospitals, our main focus has been to support the hospitals and administration in this collective fight against this pandemic.”
He further said that, “We are receiving requests from hospitals, dispensaries, police stations to provide them with kits and we are fulfilling these requests as per our stock. In such dire times, working collectively is the only solution to fight this virus. “
He also mentioned that the teams in Delhi and Jalandhar are providing ratio and langar to the labourers and the marginalized society.
A doctor from Government hospital in Patiala said, “We are thankful to Khalsa Aid for providing us these essential kits as we had shortage in supply and without them we would be compromising our own safety and become carriers of the virus ourselves.”