Srinagar: Mother Helpage Worldwide Saturday donated medical equipment to erstwhile Jhelum Valley Medical College Bemina here in a function. The NGO is run by Capt (Dr) Muhammad Sohail Nasti of Anantnag district.
The chief functionary of MHW’s Kashmir Chapter and Dr Sohail’s father, Gul Mohammad Nasti while donating the equipment said, “In recent floods hospitals around Srinagar suffered huge loses and my son Sohail wanted to extend a helping hand. Being the alumni of JVC he found the facility fit for the donation,” he said.
The equipment donated include 46 beds, 46 bed covers, 100 pillows and pillow covers, 11 bed covers, 46 drip stands, 20 doctors table, 40 chairs and 10 blood pressure apparatus. “This is a humble donation from our side to the institute of which my son is an alumni,” he said.
According to Gul his grand children, Mohammad Nasti, 7, and Hidayah Nasti, 5, sponsored the donation.
The medical superintendent JVC Dr Nazir Ahmad Pandit received the donation. “It is a pleasure that our students remember us and still care for the patients who are in need. We thank MHW for their good gesture,” Pandit said.
According to the organizers, the MHW owns a healthy fleet of rescue helicopters, qualified pilots, doctors, skilled sea rescue crew and other professionals with the latest machinery.
MHW was established in 1994, after the death of Jamilah Gul Nasti, the mother of Dr Sohail Nasti.
MHW is a registered charity in England and Wales. It is at present working in more than 10 countries and was recently titled as the ‘world’s first organization with a proper set-up of a disaster response wing with air and a sea rescue units.’