Asian Business Community task-force on covid 19 has handed over assorted medical items medical items worth 600 million kwacha towards the fight against covid-19.

The items which include ventilators, masks, beds, testing kits among others have been donated to Queen Elizabeth central hospital, Blantyre district health office, LMJ clinic and Chancellor Collage.

Speaking during the function, chairperson for the task force Faizal Aboo said the committee is proud to be assisting the country towards the fight against the disease.

Aboo applauded medical personnel for the great work they are doing in fighting the disease hence asking authorities to provide them with necessary material.

“ABC will continue to assist government in improving people’s welfare,”He said.

Receiving the donation Blantyre district health office director of health and social service Dr Gift Kawalazira has thanked ABC for the donation saying it has come at the right time when the district is in need of resources.

“I am asking other organizations to emulate this gesture by assisting our office with resources,”Dr Kawalazira said.

On his part, Zomba senior medical officer Dr Gift Msafili also thanked ACB for the donation which he said will go a long way in fighting the disease.