Egypt joins international efforts, sends tons of medical aid to India to face coronavirus outbreak – Health Ministry
CAIRO – 1 May 2021: The Egyptian Health Ministry said it would send 30 tons of medical aid to India, which is fighting against one of the worst coronavirus crises ever, joining an international effort in this regard.
The aid, sent in cooperation with the Egyptian Armed Forces, contains 300 oxygen cylinders, 100 medical beds, 50 IV pumps, 50 IV syringes, 30 defibrillator, 20 ventilators, 20 electrocardiographs.
Health Ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed said the medical aid aims to support India during the battle against the coronavirus pandemic in light of the rise in infected cases and related deaths.
He noted that the aid was allocated based on directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.
“Megahed affirmed Egypt’s keenness to help the world countries during the times of crises within the framework of