The Embassy of Israel in Nepal donated ABG machine and patient monitor to National Trauma Centre NAMS to respond to COVID-19 and provide other essential health services.

Ambassador of Israel to Nepal, Hanan Goder, visited the hospital on Tuesday to formally handover the medical equipment. Ambassador Goder met with chief medical superintendent and senior doctors of the hospital, and held discussion with the hospital team about possibilities of collaboration in the future.

Expressing contentment to be able to contribute to the medical sector of Nepal, Ambassador Goder said, "This cooperation is essential for our effort to handle the COVID crisis. We salute the doctors and medical team for their amazing work to fight this pandemic."

Appreciating the trauma care system in Israel as one of the best, Dr Santosh Paudel, Chief Medical Superintendent of the Trauma Centre wished that the Embassy could help the Centre by bringing technical inputs from Israel or building human resource capacity through trainings facilitated by Israeli experts.

Issuing a press release, the Israeli Embassy stated that it is looking forward to continuously deepening cooperation with Nepal in various fields including medical sector.

Last month, the Embassy had donated ventilator, patient monitor and ECG machine to Patan Hospital and Tumbler Dryer Machine to Dhulikhel Hospital.