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  • 16 Apr 2020

Fujifilm India donates PPE equipment to PGIMER

Fujifilm India donates PPE equipment to PGIMER

Fujifilm India has pledged its commitment and contribution towards combating the coronavirus pandemic outbreak by donating 200 masks and 40 PPE kits to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in India.

The company has announced the supply of 200 N95 respirators and surgical face masks along with 40 PPE kits to healthcare professionals at PGIMER located in Chandigarh, India. To combat the spread of the disease, Fujifilm is providing these essential preventive healthcare utility kits to doctors, which include surgeon gowns, face masks, gloves, preventive eye wear, hood caps and shoe covers.

‘We all are witnessing an unprecedented and difficult time of our lives due to Covid-19 global pandemic. Committed to work together with the people of India in this hour of difficulty, we have introduced these measures to ensure adequate protective equipment and masks are available for healthcare specialists and associated workforce present on the front lines,’ commented Haruto Iwata, managing director of Fujifilm India. ‘At Fujifilm, we believe it’s time for all of us to come together and protect the humanity by acting responsibly and by doing what we can to prevent further spread and avoid disruptions from the Covid-19 virus.’

Moreover, the company is installing computed radiology and digital radiology systems and imagers across isolation wards at hospitals to ensure effective monitoring and controlling the disease outbreaks. These technologies will empower clinicians to improve efficiency and expedite the early diagnosis of the disease.

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