Airbus donates medical equipment to the Philippines

Aviation Updates Philippines – Airbus is donating medical equipment to the Philippine Department of Health (DOH) to support the fight against COVID-19.

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The donations include mobile respiratory units sourced from local suppliers.  This equipment will support local hospitals currently in urgent need of such medical resources.

The equipment was presented to DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III by Charlie Simpson, Managing Director of Airbus’ helicopters division in the Philippines.

Charlie Simpson said: "Airbus stands in solidarity with our friends in the Philippines. We hope that our contribution can help during this time of need.”

Also in attendance were Ambassador of France to the Philippines, H.E. Michele Boccoz, Ambassador of Germany to the Philippines, H.E. Anke Reiffenstuel, and DOH Undersecretary Ma. Carolina Vidal-TaiƱo.