The two Disaster Aid International Partners have combined in a a Bangladesh response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Rotary Club of Dhaka Royal identified the Dhaka Children's Hospital as urgently needing support to treat babies affected with the disease.Dhaka Hospital 1

The two partners agreed to the joint funding of a Baby Bubble CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine for the hospital.

This machine is critical for treating babies affected by COVID-19.

When the pandemic subsides it< will have a continuing use for babies with breathing difficulties.

The Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital is the only specialist paediatric hospital In Bangladesh.

With around 100,000 outpatients a year, and up to – 800 children visiting the hospital each day they are always busy.

The hospital has surgical wards, a nutrition unit, a blood disease and cancer center, and a burns unit.

There is also an emergency center and an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) which is currently dealing with COVID 19 affected children.

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