Covid-19 : UCH Solicits For Funds To Combat Coronavirus
As part of the plans to scale -up ability to respond credibly to the convid 19 pandemic due to unavailability of tools and resources, University Teaching Hospital ( UCH ), Ibadan has requested for financial help and materials from groups and associations to scale – up its initial 4 – bed isolation unit to an 18-bed facility.
The Hospital said, due to the highly infectious nature of the organism, all requests are in multiple numbers in other to ensure that cross infection is limited as much as possible.
According to a release signed by Prof J A Otegbayo, Medical Director, he said UCH hereby solicit for funds to achieve the following ;
1 Pipeline Oxygen with at least 20 patient points with humidifier.
2 Respiratory ventilators
3 personal protective equipment ( Apparel )
4 Suction Machine
6 Bacterial and viral filters
7 Medical consumables
8 Mobile x-ray machine
9 Oxygen concentrators
10 Pulse oximeters
11 Nurse/ Doctor bay
” We are expectant that in the spirit of social responsibility, well meaning groups / associations, etc we support the initiative as deemed “. UCH CMD added.
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