This is even as Minister of health Dr. Osagie Ehanire said the national government had received $1,300,000 in therapeutic hardware and consumables from a meeting of Chinese organizations in Nigeria as a major part of their dedication to battling the nation’s COVID-19 pandemic.
Talking solely, the Director-General, Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, said it was not right that the gear got from China contains COVID-19 which could contaminate a large number of Nigerians.
There has been a shock over the gifts, as certain Nigerians trusted Europe’s COVID-19 cases heightened after they got clinical materials from China, notice that Nigeria’s number of cases may flood if the clinical supplies are permitted into the nation.
Ihekweazu stated: “There is no proof that the packs got in Nigeria are polluted with the infection that causes COVID-19. These clinical supplies are powerful when securely utilized by wellbeing laborers.”
On his part, Ehanire said the $1,300,000 worth of gifts incorporate individual defensive hardware, one million clinical veils for wellbeing laborers and ventilators, consumables and different structures of clinical supplies.
In an announcement made accessible to Naijaloaded, he stated:
“These assets will bolster the continuous endeavors of our persevering and clever wellbeing laborers the nation over, including specialists and medical attendants who have been at the front line of battling the coronavirus pandemic.
“The individual defensive gear will likewise serve to secure these forefront laborers and alleviate the spread of COVID-19 in the line of obligation. The Federal Ministry of Health, for the benefit of the government, acknowledges this signal from the Chinese people group in Nigeria, perceiving that joint effort, information sharing, and master understanding are basic in the battle against coronavirus.
“We guarantee that the government, through the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), will guarantee the nature of all the clinical supplies that were brought into the nation,” he said.
The pastor focused on that following worldwide accepted procedures and in accordance with the service of wellbeing’s warning, the 15 clinical specialists who showed up into Nigeria Wednesday from China have gone into segregation for 14 days and that they will be tried for COVID-19.
He said the service will guarantee the appropriate dispersion of the gifts and vital commitment with the clinical group from China to work with Nigerian clinical specialists.
“Emphasize that the visitors are not here to treat patients yet to direct limit building dependent on their experience. Every single accessible asset will be conveyed to help satisfactory commitment of Nigerian clinical specialists towards controlling the spread of COVID-19 in the nation,” he included.