05 April 2020 – Sent additional medical resources to Dutch Caribbean

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Medical products and medicines
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Dutch Government has sent additional medical equipment, protective gear and medicines to the Caribbean island of Sint Maarten to help treat COVID-19 patients.

The additional resources has been aimed at enhancing capacity of the mobile hospital (so-called Hospitainer), which has been established with six independent intensive care units to help tackle COVID-19 in the Caribbean Netherlands.
Full details here: https://www.rijksdienstcn.com/covid-19/nieuws/2020/april/5/medische-apparatuur-en-medicijnen-voor-behandeling-corona-patienten-op-weg-naar-sint-maarten