AFP receives P17.9 Million worth of medical equipment from the Australian Government
PASIG CITY, June 13 (PIA) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) receives P17.9 Million worth of medical equipment from the Australian Government in a simple turn over ceremony at Victoriano Luna Medical Center on June 11, 2020.
Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana, and AFP Chief of Staff General Felimon Santos Jr., received the medical equipment from the Australian Embassy Defence Attache to the Philippines Group Captain Ian Goold representing the Australian Government.
“The AFP expresses its gratitude to the Australian Government for choosing the AFP Medical Center as the recipient of almost P18 Million worth of medical equipment. The equipment will help the AFP in fighting the COVID19 in the Philippines. We hope that the cooperation of the two nations continue as the whole world collectively faces the threat of this unseen enemy, COVID-19,” General Santos said
The medical equipment donated are essential in fighting and recovering from COVID19 such as Beta Plus Motor Electric Bed with Bedside Cabinet and Overbed, Pulse Oximeter, ECG Machine, Defibrillator, Patient Monitor, Electric Suction Machine, Infusion Pump, Mobile Radiography System, and Steam Sterilizer.(AFP PAO/PIA-NCR)