FG to Distribute Oxygen Concentrator, Ventilators Nationwide
The Federal Ministry of Health is to distribute Oxygen Concentrators and ventilators to various health institutions in the country to improve chances of survival for patients with underlining ailments against the COVID-19. The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire stated this at the PTF briefing in Abuja. He said the aim is to enable patients with respiratory distress to be able to access Oxygen therapy till they are referred to treatment centers when they test positive. Dr Ehanire re-iterated the efforts of the Ministry to work with officials of State Governments to sustain sample collections and response activities with emphasis on surveillance and treatment to drive containment. The Minister of Health used the opportunity to renew the call on the Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, to call off their ongoing strike for the greater good of the nation.