Taiwan Donates 1 Million BZD Medical Equipment / Materials to Belize as the fight against COVID-19 continues

The ceremony in Belize

As COVID-19 in the Western Hemisphere still poses threat to countries in this region, Taiwan continues to demonstrate its good will and friendship to the Belizean people by donating one million dollars worth of medical equipment/materials, including 200,000 surgical masks, 10,000 N-95 Masks, 500 infrared forehead thermometers, 2,000 protective clothing, 4,000 isolation gowns, 2 automatic nucleic acid (PCR) analyzers, 720 PCR testing kits, and 10,000 nasal swabs to support the Government of Belize in its endeavors to contain COVID-19 pandemic.
Furthermore, the GMISS and Taiwan’s Far Eastern Memorial Hospital donated 5 ventilators to the Ministry of Health (MOH) for treating patients with critical conditions.
Ambassador Remus Li-Kuo Chen handed over these medical equipment / materials to Hon. Pablo Marin, Minister of Health, on Jun 16, witnessed by Dr. George Gough, CEO of the MOH, other senior staff and representatives from the Ministry, KHMH, and Northern Regional Hospital as well as leaders of Taiwanese Community in Belize.
These medical equipment / materials mentioned above will be distributed to health care facilities and laboratories across the country for the use of frontline medical services providers, first responders and patients in Belize. These actions once again exemplify Taiwan’s unwavering commitment and steadfast partnership to Belize in the fight against the pandemic.
The Embassy salutes the MOH along with all medical services providers and first responders for safeguarding the health and safety of all Belizean people. Today's handover also highlights the 31-year friendship between Taiwan and Belize which definitely benefits both our two peoples.
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