Their Majesties the King and Queen have graciously donated medical equipment to hospitals under the auspices of Bangkok’s Medical Service Department for use in the treatment of COVID-19 patients.
On August 26, 2021 at the Medical Service Department (MSD) office in Pomprapsatrupai District of Bangkok, Their Majesties the King and Queen graciously presented medical equipment and tools to hospitals of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration for the care of COVID-19 patients.
MSD Director Suksan Kittisupakorn led executives of the office and Bangkok hospitals in a ceremony to receive the equipment, including eight G5 Hamilton respirators and 10 central monitors.
The MSD operates nine hospitals currently caring for COVID-19 patients along with 13 field hospitals and five hospitels with 4,080 patients in their combined 5,156 beds. Of the total, 216 are in a severe condition.
The equipment was received with immense gratitude by the MSD and its patients as they have been contending with a shortage of necessary tools. On top of bolstering the capacity of hospitals to provide effective treatment, the royal donations have also boosted the morale of medical personnel. (NNT)