Hyderabad: Dr P Rajendra Kumar Jain, cardiologist and his wife Dr Sashikala Jain, gynaecologist, both associated with the Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) on Thursday donated Rs.10 lakh towards purchase of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to fight against Covid-19 pandemic.
The donated money will be utilised towards the purchase of protective gear for the nursing and other technical staff who are rendering services, according to a press release.
Jain said that providing the best quality personal protection equipment to healthcare workers is the minimum that one can do in these difficult times. “I am happy that our contribution will be utilised to protect the nursing and technical staff who are serving on the frontline to save lives of people impacted by this deadly coronavirus,” he said.
A personal protection equipment kit consisting of gloves, gowns, shoe covers, head covers, masks, respirators, eye protection, face shields, and goggles is mandatory for every healthcare workers during the times of such pandemics, the release added.
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