EU donates 200 oxygen bottles to Sarajevo Canton health centers

NEWS 22.04.202117:20

EU Special Representative in BiH, Johann Sattler, handed over 200 EU-donated oxygen bottles with accompanying equipment to the Otoka Health Center, which will be distributed to the health centres throughout Sarajevo Canton.

This medical equipment, worth about 70,000 euros, consists of ten-litre oxygen bottles, an oxygen reduction valve with a pressure flow meter and a humidifier with a patient mask.

The total value of the medical equipment that the EU has donated to the Sarajevo Canton so far is over 700,000 euros, the Protocol and Press Service announced.

The procurement was coordinated by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in consultation with the Sarajevo Canton Government.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the European Union has, as part of its aid programmes worth a total of 7,76 million euros, provided necessary medical equipment throughout the country, including ventilators, X-rays, ultrasound and ECG devices, personal protective equipment and PCR tests.