Nepal’s mobile service provider Ncell on Friday handed over the first batch of more than 150 oxygen concentrators to the Ministry of Health and Population to reduce the risk of an epidemic caused by the corona virus infection.
In collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Population, Ncell has committed to provide more than 150 portable oxygen concentrators against Covid-19.
Oxygen is a basic medical requirement for patients infected with the corona virus who have low oxygen levels in their blood.
Ncell Chief Executive Officer Andy Chong on Friday handed over the first batch of oxygen concentrators provided by the company to Mahendra Prasad Shrestha, Chief Expert at the Ministry of Health and Population.
The concentrators will be handed over to district-level hospitals in dire need of oxygen for the treatment of corona patients, Ncell said.
‘We appreciate the support of this Oxygen Concentrator from Ncell. These concentrators are of great importance in saving lives in the current dire situation of acute shortage of oxygen, ‘said a spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population. Jageshwar Gautam said.
“In collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Population, Ncell’s business social responsibility will help save the lives of people with serious illnesses and respiratory problems, as well as help develop the medical infrastructure of district-level hospitals,” said Gautam.
Ncell’s Chief Executive Officer Chong said, “We will provide more than 150 oxygen concentrators to hospitals to help save the lives of the people during this epidemic.”
“As a responsible corporate citizen, we contributed Rs 100 million to the Corona Virus (Covid-19) infection prevention, control and treatment fund set up by the government last year as soon as the epidemic started,” he said. We have also started 19 hotline services. It provides round-the-clock health counseling as well as daily health counseling to everyone living in isolation at home. ‘
If you have any queries regarding coronavirus by calling Ncell Covid-19 hotline service 9805554500, you can get free health consultation with doctors and health workers through the hotline.
The hotline’s call center at Dhulikhel Hospital also provides daily free health counseling to patients in isolation at home across the country.
In this unforeseen situation, Ncell strives to ensure service for its customers and to provide a healthy and safe environment for all.
As essential service providers and responsible corporate citizens, we are committed to ensuring the health of millions of customers, partners and employees across Nepal.
Keeping in view the increasing communication needs of the customers in this heterogeneous situation, Ncell has brought various relief packs such as bonuses in data packs, work from home plans, bonus data when purchasing services from digital platforms, additional options in loan services.
This will help make access to essential communication services easier and more accessible, the company said. As part of its campaign for employee welfare, Ncell has also been providing special home care assistance to its employees during these difficult times.
Under this assistance, the company provides immediate oxygen concentrators, wheelchairs and stretchers to employees in Kathmandu and the district during emergencies.
The company also provides its employees with masks and sanitizers, as well as door-to-door delivery of medicines if needed.
The company has also conducted programs on various topics for doctors and related experts through virtual sessions on the symptoms of COVID-19, ways to avoid and treat it, improve lung function and reduce stress levels in the body.
Under Ncell’s social initiative, Ncell, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Population, has been disseminating public health awareness messages on corovirus prevention through various means since last year.
In 2020, Ncell contributed Rs. 100 million to the Coronavirus Infection Prevention, Control and Treatment Fund under the Covid response, providing services, facilities and contributions worth Rs. 9.70 billion.
To meet the communication needs of its customers in the difficult situation created by the second wave of Corona and to help them stay in touch easily, Ncell is offering relief offers including bonus on every recharge, attractive bonus on data service, work from home and packs for online classes, and various additional facilities on Ncell loan. Has come