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More than 300000 masks donated by American charities: we stand with China

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 More than 300000 masks donated by American charities: we stand with China


On February 1, direct relief, an American non-governmental organization, donated a batch of 2.5 tons of medical materials to Wuhan, leaped across the Pacific Ocean from San Francisco, and finally arrived at the Union Hospital Affiliated to Huazhong University of science and technology.

The Beijing News reporter learned that the above medical materials were donated by Wuhan University and Huazhong University of science and technology Northern California Alumni Association in conjunction with the American charity directrelief. After contacting Hubei Charity Federation and Hubei Red Cross Society, the materials were delivered to Wuhan Union Medical College Hospital and Xiaogan City Central Hospital at designated points. Including 105400 N95 masks, 217000 surgical masks, 3750 sets of isolation suits, etc.

The staff of directrelief told the Beijing news that it would continue to donate to China. Another batch of protective equipment had been shipped on February 5 and would arrive in China soon. Its an honor for us to stand with you and support you.

Its an honor to be able to give support.

Beijing News: whats the reason for donating masks, protective clothing and other medical supplies to Chinese hospitals?

Direct relief: a member of the Northern California Alumni Association of Wuhan University actively contacted the direct relief organization, hoping that we could help hospitals in China and help to establish a contact. At the same time, we also hope to help China, because this is the significance of directrelief.

So, after checking our inventory, we ordered the goods needed by China. At the same time, FedEx also arranged the express transportation from California to China. We realize that the epidemic is serious, which also ensures that we will donate materials to China through proper channels. This is a very anxious time for the Chinese people. We would like to express our concern to you, its an honor for us to stand with you and support you.

Beijing News: how many surgical masks, gloves and protective clothing have been donated?

Direct relief: after receiving the help, 105400 N95 masks, 217000 surgical masks, 169000 pairs of gloves, 3750 sets of isolation suits and 9750 sets of waterproof overalls were donated.

Beijing News: This is not a small number. Where are these masks from?

Directrelief: these masks and other supplies were shipped from directreliefs California warehouse. As a public welfare organization dealing with emergencies around the world, directrelief maintains a large inventory of medical supplies. Directrelief will buy ahead of time in response to large-scale emergencies, such as the epidemic that is currently spreading.

A batch of medical aid items left directreliefs warehouse for China on January 27. Screenshot of directrelief official website report

I hope I can help you as much as I can

Beijing News: how does directrelief work with multiple institutions and enterprises to ensure the successful completion of this donation?

Direct relief: trungmai is the consultant of direct relief. He worked in China and cared about the epidemic as much as we do. So we hope to help you in the way we can.

FedEx has long supported directrelief and regularly provides transportation on a charitable basis. This time, they are responsible for coordinating the transportation from California to China, and transporting materials from the United States to China in less than a week.

Beijing News: why choose to donate to Wuhan Union Medical College Hospital and Xiaogan Central Hospital?

Direct relief: according to the request of the two hospitals, it is donated at a designated point.

(function() {(window. Slotbydup = window. Slotbydup| []). Push ({ID: u5811557, container: ssp_, async: true});}) ()); Beijing News: are there any plans to continue to donate to China for this epidemic? Direct relief: donation will continue and a new batch of protective equipment will be delivered on February 5. Beijing News: when the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake hit Sichuan Province, directrelief also provided assistance. What kind of assistance did directrelief provide to China? Directrelief: we provide emergency supplies, including surgical instruments, sterile gloves, masks, sterile belts, sterilizers and topical antibiotic ointments. It also provides long-term care for people suffering from common spinal cord injury, amputation and other blunt trauma during the earthquake. Source: responsible editor of Beijing News: Han Jiapeng Peng, nn9841

Beijing News: are there any plans to continue to donate to China for this epidemic?

Direct relief: donation will continue and a new batch of protective equipment will be delivered on February 5.

Beijing News: when the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake hit Sichuan Province, directrelief also provided assistance. What kind of assistance did directrelief provide to China?

Directrelief: we provide emergency supplies, including surgical instruments, sterile gloves, masks, sterile belts, sterilizers and topical antibiotic ointments. It also provides long-term care for people suffering from common spinal cord injury, amputation and other blunt trauma during the earthquake.