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WFP, Australia hand over medical supplies to DGHS

June 30, 2020 00:00:00

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Australian High Commission jointly handed over on Monday some medical supplies to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), reports UNB.

The equipment, comprising 150,000 goggles, 80,892 N95 respirator masks and 65,000 face shields, was funded by the Australian Government and will be used in the Covid-19 response.

"The Australian High Commission appreciates the dedication of frontline health workers and the challenges they face. We are delighted that, through WFP, we have been able to support the Bangladesh Government in the fight against Covid-19," said the Australian High Commissioner, Jeremy Bruer.

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