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Cameroon: President Biya offers anti-COVID-19 material to Public Health Ministry

Doctor prepares to attend to COVID-19 patient in Douala (c) copyright

Cameroon’s Head of State, Paul Biya has offered a consignment of anti-Coronavirus material to the Ministry of Public Health to help medical personnel fight the pandemic which has so far claimed two hundred and seventy lives in the country.

The equipment were offered to the Ministry of Public Health on Friday, June 12 by the Minister of Territorial Administration Paul Atanga Nji.

Donating the items at the Public Healt Emergency Centre, Minister Paul Atanga Nji said it is another sign of the Head of State’s love for his people and deter mination to kick the virus out of Cameroon.

The items he says comprised; 100 000 surgical masks, 20 ResMed brand respirators, 700 protective jumpsuits, 700 pairs of gloves, 700 safety glasses and 700 caps.

Receiving the items, the Minister of Public Health Dr Malachie Manaouda extended gratitude to the head of State for this gesture and his continuous support to the fight against the pandemic.

It is just one among many other gestures President Biya has been making on behalf of Cameroonians since he began reacting to the fight against the killer pandemic which showed its ugly in the country on March 6.

The gesture is timely as Cameroonian medical personnel involved in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic have been asking for equipment to better respond to the virus.



Published on 28.04.2020

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