France Sends Ventilators, Test Kits To India To Aide Covid-19 Battle

French Ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain tweeted together with footage of the handover.

New Delhi:

France on Tuesday handed over to India ventilators, check kits and different medical gear as a part of its help within the combat in opposition to the COVID-19 pandemic. The medical gear was handed over to the Indian Crimson Cross Society by French Ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain on the Palam Air Power Station after the help materials was flown to Delhi on board a French Air Power plane.

“Delighted handy over COVID-19 medical gear from France to Shri RK Jain, Secy Basic @IndianRedCross,” Mr Lenain tweeted together with footage of the handover.

“France earlier granted 200 million euros in monetary help to India via @AFD_en (French improvement company). With @IFCCI1 CSR committee, French firms, too, have contributed to reduction efforts in India,” he stated.

President Emmanuel Macron had lately introduced the donation of medical gear to India, in addition to provision of technical experience, in keeping with a press release by the French embassy.

As a part of this medical help package deal, France is donating to India 50 Osiris-Three ventilators and 70 Yuwell 830 ventilators with BiPAP mode, it had stated.

Osiris ventilators are significantly helpful for emergency transport, intra-hospital switch and restoration. They’ve completely different air flow modes, together with non-invasive air flow, it stated.

The Yuwell 830 ventilators have bi-level constructive airway stress (BiPAP) — a non-invasive method to produce oxygen to the lungs with out intubation. These high-quality ventilators meet the wants of Indian hospitals, the embassy had stated.

The donation by France additionally consists of 50,000 high-quality serological IgG/IgM check kits and 50,000 nostril and throat swabs and modes of medical transport, the assertion stated.

The gear was transported on a French Air Power A330 MRTT outfitted with a Morpheus package, which allows the transport of critically in poor health sufferers.

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