Prime Bank has bought two state-of-the art ventilators for donation to hospitals as part of its commitment to support efforts to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
The bank handed over one of the ventilators to Kikuyu Hospital, which is located in the populous Kiambu County.
The donation is part of the Bank’s pledge to the National COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund to donate two ventilators valued at KShs 6 Million.
Speaking during the handover ceremony of the ventilator to the hospital, Managing Director Bharat Jani said the Bank had refocused its corporate social responsibility programmes and budgets towards the fight against the deadly pandemic.
“This Mind ray Ventilator that we are donating today is fitted with state of the art technology that will not only help Covid-19 patients at the hospital but will go a long way as a necessity in the Intensive Care Unit for many years to come,” said Jani.
Prime Bank Executive Director Mr. Amar Kantaria said the Bank will ensure that the ventilator is fully serviced every year.
PCEA Church Moderator, Right Reverend Julius Mwamba, said Prime Bank had come to the aid of the hospital at an opportune time. “I thank God for directing our brothers from Prime Bank to the hospital, as under the current circumstances, we were in dire need of a ventilator,” he added.
The Mind ray SV300 turbine driven Ventilator is fitted with a reusable adult and pediatric breathing circuit and adult Humidification Chambers.