UK, Chennai Rotarians collaborate to deliver oxygen concentrators

Twenty Rotary clubs in the UK collaborated with RC Madras Chennapatna, RID 3232, to ­supply 20 ­oxygen concentrators and other medical equipment worth ₹20 lakh to various hospitals in Chennai and other cities in Tamil Nadu to treat Covid patients.

RC Madras Chennapatna president-elect Senthan Amuthan handing over medical accessories to P Balaji, Dean, Stanley Medical College Hospital, Chennai.
RC Madras Chennapatna president-elect Senthan Amuthan handing over medical accessories to P Balaji, Dean, Stanley Medical College Hospital, Chennai.

Raj Mani, president of RC ­Aireburough, UK, and host club member Ramanathan led the fundraising drive in the respective regions. The home club raised ₹5 lakh from its members and the alumni of National Public School,  Chennai. “The fondness for India among the UK ­citizens resulted in gifting 19 oxygen concentrators, 800 PPE kits, 500 NRB masks, 450 under pads, N-95 masks, ­wheelchairs, gum boots and hand sanitisers,” said Raj Mani.

The oxygen concentrators and medical equipment were delivered to trusts and non-profit making private ­hospitals and government hospitals in Kotagiri, Arani, ­Dindigul, ­Coimbatore, ­Thanjavur and Erode, said RC Madras  Chennapatna president B Chakravarthy.

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