Recently many medical types of equipments that are necessary for neonatal treatment to different hospitals were handed over with the Co-Financed by the Autonomous Province of Trento, Italy, in collaboration with Amici della Neonatologia Trentina – onlus (ANT), Day one Health and Medical Technology Transfer and Services (MTTS) through different Lions Clubs of Nepal. These equipments are necessary to human infant during the first month after birth.
The equipments were handed over to Dhaulagiri Zonal Hospital by Lions Club of Baglung, Lumbini Zonal Hospital by Lions Club of Butwal, Siddhi Memorial Hospital Bhaktapur by Lions Club of Kathmandu Samakhusi, Damauli Hospital by Lions Club of Tanahun and Bhanubhakta, Koshi Zonal Hospital by Lions Club of Biratnagar Green City, Mid Western Hospital Surkhet by Lions Club of Surkhet and Pokhara Academy of Health Science by Lions Club of Pokhara Newroad Chautari and Lions Club of Pokhara Lake City.
Similarly, the support of second phase of Phototheraphy Machine and UPS with Battery Backup is targeted to hospitals of Dhading, Gulmi, Ardhakhachi and Lamjung.
Mr. Roka added that, for the sustainability of the program and to ensure local participation and ownership, this program is implemented in collaboration with local Lions Clubs. He also explained that this support is very important for a country like Nepal and the equipments should be used correctly as per need and target to the needy.
According to Day One Health Advisor Lion Narendra Shrestha and MTTS Nepal Country Director Mr. Kushal Thapa, Mr. Man Bahadur Roka has been selected as a local representative for handover program.