bKash provided ventilators to Police Hospital under its ongoing support for COVID treatment

November 16, 2020 Dhaka

Country's largest mobile financial service provider, bKash has donated six ventilators to Central Police Hospital (CPH), Dhaka to improve the COVID-19 treatment. The donation is a part of the ongoing effort of bKash to facilitate the leading hospitals with necessary medical equipment.

Humayun Kabir, Head of Regulatory and Corporate Affairs of bKash handed over the ventilators to CPH. A. K. M. Monirul Karim, Head of External Affairs of bKash, Dr. Md. Azharul Islam Talukder, Doctor in Charge of CPH and other high officials of both the organizations were present at the event.

Previously bKash handed over 24 ventilators to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka Shishu Hospital and Dhaka CMH and installed oxygen plant at the Diabetic Hospital (BIHS General Hospital). As a part of this continuous donation during the ongoing pandemic, bKash supported CPH with six ventilators this time. CPH is the top hospital of Bangladesh Police providing modern medical treatment and medicine to policemen and their family members. These ventilators will facilitate the affected frontline warriors as well as other COVID patients amidst the ongoing pandemic.

Prior to this, bKash handed over 50 ventilators and around 650,000 emergency health toolkits donated by Alibaba Foundation and Jack Ma Foundation to Prime Minister’s Relief Fund. At the same time, bKash provided food aid to 5,000 families under the supervision of Sena Kalyan Sangstha (SKS). The organization also helped in the construction of Bidyanondo Foundation’s hospital. More hospitals will be included in the ongoing initiative of bKash as part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) besides providing uninterrupted mobile financial services.