YWCA donates pulse oximeters to Sawang Boriboon

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The YWCA Bangkok-Pattaya Center donated two pulse oximeters to the Sawang Boriboon Foundation to measure patients’ oxygen saturation.

Chairwoman Praichit Jetpai presented the devices to Sinchai Wattanasartsathorn, president of the Pattaya Business & Tourism Association at the Sawang Boriboon headquarters in Naklua Oct. 2.

The oximeter indirectly monitors the oxygen saturation of a patient’s blood, as opposed to measuring oxygen saturation directly through a blood sample, and changes in blood volume in the skin, producing a photoplethysmogram.

Praichit Jetpai (center), president of the YWCA Bangkok - Pattaya Center, donates 2 pulse oximeter devices to the Sawang Boriboon Foundation via PTBA president Sinchai Wattanasartsathorn (2nd right).Praichit Jetpai (center), president of the YWCA Bangkok – Pattaya Center, donates 2 pulse oximeter devices to the Sawang Boriboon Foundation via PTBA president Sinchai Wattanasartsathorn (2nd right).

The YWCA encouraged other Pattaya businesses and individuals to donate equipment to the foundation, which is the area’s main emergency first-responder organization.