European Union donates 200 oxygen cylinders to Sarajevo Canton health centres

EU Ambassador to BiH Johann Sattler today delivered 200 oxygen cylinders with supporting equipment to the Medical Centre Kumrovec, which will be distributed to health centres in the Sarajevo Canton as part of the EU COVID-19 response.

The medical equipment worth approximately €700,000 comprises 10L oxygen cylinders, oxygen reducing valves with pressure gauge flow meters and humidifiers with masks for patients. The total value of the medical equipment donated to the Sarajevo Canton by the EU is over €700,000. The procurement was coordinated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in consultations with the Sarajevo Canton Government.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the European Union has provided the necessary medical supplies throughout the country, including respirators, X-ray machines, ultrasound and ECG devices, personal protective equipment and PCR tests in the scope of its €7.76 support programme.

Video statements from delivery (in local language) are available here

For detailed information about the quantities and locations of the equipment delivered so far, please see this link