$type=slider$show=home$snippet=hide$cate=0$h=500$va=0$rm=0

Amazon donates 100 ICU ventilator units to India

India is in the throes of a Covid-19 catastrophe. But even as the government is combating the viral spread, leading tech majors are chippin...

India is in the throes of a Covid-19 catastrophe. But even as the government is combating the viral spread, leading tech majors are chipping in with their much-needed support.

Google and Microsoft had already announced what they will provide.

Amazon, which earlier flew in medical equipment from Singapore, has now procured 100 ventilators through its global resources to immediately import these into India. 

Amazon has worked with MoHFW (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India) to ensure the ventilators are of acceptable technical specification.

Amazon will also handle installation, maintenance and training

Amazon has carried out its own compatibility checks to immediately fund 100 units of Medtronic’s PB980 model and bring them into India for urgent use.

The company will work closely with Medtronic (MT) for these units to be airlifted into India and the consignment will arrive in India in the next two weeks. 

Amazon India is also working closely with the MoHFW appointed agencies to finalize the hospitals with the most urgent need so that Amazon can partner with MT for end-to-end delivery, installation, maintenance and training of personnel who will use these machines.

“With the urgency of adding to the medical infrastructure and capacity for Indian hospitals fighting against COVID-19’s severe second spike, we decided to urgently source, import and donate 100 ventilators to hospitals to be identified by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India," said Amit Agarwal, Global SVP & Country Head, Amazon India.

The company had earlier announced to donate 10,000 oxygen concentrators and BiPAP machines to hospitals and public institutions to augment their capacity to help Covid-19 infected patients across multiple cities in India.



from TechRadar - All the latest technology news https://ift.tt/2PuhKax
via IFTTT

COMMENTS

BLOGGER
Name

Apps,3855,Business,147,Camera,1154,Earn $$$,1,Gadgets,1739,Games,924,Innovations,1,Mobile,1695,Paid Promotions,2,Promotions,2,Technology,7933,Trailers,795,Travel,36,Trendly News,18126,Video,4,XIAOMI,12,
ltr
item
Trendly News | #ListenNow #Everyday #100ShortNews #TopTrendings #PopularNews #Reviews #TrendlyNews: Amazon donates 100 ICU ventilator units to India
Amazon donates 100 ICU ventilator units to India
Trendly News | #ListenNow #Everyday #100ShortNews #TopTrendings #PopularNews #Reviews #TrendlyNews
http://www.trendlynews.in/2021/04/amazon-donates-100-icu-ventilator-units.html
http://www.trendlynews.in/
http://www.trendlynews.in/
http://www.trendlynews.in/2021/04/amazon-donates-100-icu-ventilator-units.html
true
3372890392287038985
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share. STEP 2: Click the link you shared to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy