Bassetlaw: New life-saving equipment presented to hospital

Handing over of resuscitaire unit to Bassetlaw Hospital Maternity Department from Muslim Charity, pictured speaking is fundraising manager Mr Sohail Agha
Handing over of resuscitaire unit to Bassetlaw Hospital Maternity Department from Muslim Charity, pictured speaking is fundraising manager Mr Sohail Agha

A brand new piece of equipment which could help save the lives of new-born babies has been presented to Bassetlaw Hospital.

Muslim Charity, who have a head office based in Retford, recently handed over the Resuscitaire Unit to the Maternity Ward at the hospital.

It was funded and presented as part of the charity’s Maternal Health programme.

Maroof Pirzada, UK director, said: “It is a piece of equipment that should be available for every hospital birth and is used for babies who require resuscitation when they are born.”

The ceremony, on Monday 15th June, was also attended by Bassetlaw District Council chief executive Neil Taylor.

Muslim Charity was founded over 13 years ago as a compassionate response to suffering and to tackle poverty across the globe.

Muslim Charity says it has has supported millions of vulnerable people and implemented hundreds of relief and development projects.

As well as providing humanitarian assistance to vulnerable communities in the world, the charity focuses their efforts in maternal health and education-related projects.

Visit www.muslimcharity.co.uk.

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