Donation of Ventilators





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Project Description

Region: Africa

Country: Nigeria

Location: Port Harcourt

Total Budget: $1,150,000

Area of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment

The Rotary Club of Mgbuoba adopted the focus group discussion method and the administration of questionnaire in conducting the NEEDS Assessment. Relevant information was elucidated from the following groups: Chief Medical Directors of the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Rivers State University Teaching Hospital, Medical Doctors, Nurses, and health officers and Nigeria Medical Association Rivers State Chapter.

The Rotary Club Mgbuoba identified shortage or non availability of PPEs as their most important priority thereby exposing health care professionals to the danger of contracting covid-19. Furthermore, health workers lamented the absence of ventilators in hospitals in Rivers State resulting in poor management and treatment of covid-19 patients.

•To address shortage of PPEs in hospitals due to the magnitude of this pandemic.

•To Provide adequate PPEs supplies in sufficient quantity to healthcare or other staff caring for suspected or confirmed covid-19 patients

•To prevent death of healthcare providers as over 150 health care givers has contracted covid-19 in Nigeria

•To reduce/arrest the spread of covid-19 in health facilities.

•To provide Ventilators to Hospitals for use by covid-19 patients

Project Duration: August-December 2020. The project fund will be used to buy 12 Ventilators, 600 units of PPEs Each unit

Containing: Head covers, Gloves medical masks,

Goggles or face shield, apron, gowns, respirators (N95 or FFP2 Standard), boots or closed work shoes. This project will be under the supervision of club

Service committee, Primary contacts as well as the club



1. Each Hospital will get 3 ventilators , with a total of 4 hospitals, total numbers of ventilators is 12 at a cost of 2000USD per ventilator

Total:24,000.00 USD

2. Each Hospital will get a complete set of 200 units of PPEs , with a total of 4 hospitals, total numbers of PPEs is 600 units at a cost of 150USD per unit of a complete set of PPE.

Total:90, 000.00 USD

3. Publicity: Radio, television, transport logistics

Total: 1000 USD

GROUND TOTAL: 115, 000.00 USD

Primary Host Partner

District: 9141

Rotary Club of: Mgbuoba

Primary Contact: Egorerua Moses

Email: rotaryclubmgbuoba@gmail.com

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Project Status

Need $1,150,000
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Project listed for the 2020-21 Rotary Year.

The TRF Grant application number is #115000.

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