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107 ambulances, medical transport handed over to Health Ministry of Kyrgyzstan

As part of Emergency Response to the Consequences of COVID-19 project, 107 vehicles worth a total of $3 million were handed over to the Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan with the support of Russia. The press service of the Cabinet of Ministers reported.

At the handover ceremony, the head of the Cabinet of Ministers Akylbek Japarov noted that 335 units of new ambulances and medical vehicles had been received over three years.

According to him, every year, due to seasonal and various viral outbreaks such as influenza, many hospitals are overcrowded, including children’s ones. The head of the Cabinet of Ministers instructed the Minister of Health Alymkadyr Beishenaliev to take timely and appropriate measures, form medical teams or a specialized department to serve citizens and provide them with quality treatment.

The Ministry of Health received 47 ambulances, 54 units of medical transport, 4 specialized vehicles for transporting the bodies of the dead and 2 disinfection vehicles.