JDWNRH received medical equipment worth over Nu.1.7 million


Sonam Penjor
Her Royal Highness Ashi Kesang Wangmo Wangchuck gifted a number of medical equipment worth over Nu.1.7 million for critical care including a hearse van last Sunday to Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH).
Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital has been always been fortunate to have Her Royal highness Ashi Kesang Wangmo Wangchuck as one the principal patrons of the patient.
The President of JDWNRH, Lhab Dorji said that the services can be availed by the people of twenty Dzongkhags. The President added that humble people are challenged for the transport of bodies to cremation ground. So the van will be benefited the public. “We will make sure that the services are reach to the public.
During the year 2017, HRH donated numbers of medical equipment to JDWNRH that includes curtains, patslides, trolley, glide scope, pulse oximeter for pediatric and neonate.
HRH also donated portable ventilators HT plus 70, suction machines Univac II, infusion pump and many more.
HRH Ashi Kesang Wangmo Wangchuck has over the past decades contributed significantly to the improvement in the delivery of health services. Most notably, HRH has funded for the construction of guest houses for JDWNRH, Monggar Hospital, Trashigang hospital, hired a guest house in Kolkata and the children’s park.
The children park alone amounts to more than Nu.10 M , numerous hospital equipment , consumables and donated vehicles.
Besides, HRH has also been generous in providing monthly financial support since 2006 to support leprosy patients and helping disadvantage patients admitted in the hospital and those undergoing rehabilitation, both within and outside the country.
Similarly, the Regional Referral Hospitals in Monggar and Gelephu are also beneficiaries of HRH’s generosity and kindness in the form of equipment and cash donations.
While, HRH donated medical equipment

Some of the medical equipment donated by HRH Ashi Kesang Wangmo Wangchuck

since 20 years ago.
Meanwhile, the handing over ceremony was taken place in the presence of the Minister for Health and the hospital management.

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