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U.S. donates medical supplies for over $1.9 million to medical facilities of Kyrgyzstan
16:41, 24 June 2014, 741

AKIPRESS.COM - american-flagA handover ceremony of a humanitarian donation valued at over $1.9 million will take place at the Bishkek City Clinical Hospital #6 on June 26, the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek said.

The humanitarian donation is delivered through the American charitable organization Project HOPE under the United States Department of State “Operation Provide Hope” program and contains medicines and medical supplies generously donated by leading pharmaceutical companies such as GlaxoSmithKline, Hospira, Merck, Alcon, Covidien, 3M and others.

Sixteen medical institutions in Bishkek City, Chui, Osh and Batken regions, and three social establishments are recipients of this donation. The humanitarian assistance will be delivered according to a distribution plan approved by the Ministry of Health, based upon needs and requests from medical and social institutions.

Thanks to this humanitarian donation, over 35,000 patients will receive high qualitymedicines and medical supplies. More than 7,000 patients suffering from oncological diseases and more than 5,000 patients suffering from eye diseases will receive free of charge treatment. About 21,000 patients will receive medical service with modern and high quality medical supplies.

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