Guwahati: The Assam Medical College & Hospital and Yuvraj Singh Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a 100-bedded paediatric ICU to spice up critical care remedy for children amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Foundation will supply 50 beds in the first instalment, AMCH Principal cum Chief Superintendent Sanjeeb Kakati said.
Out of the 100 beds in the paediatric ICU, 20 will be full-fledged ventilation units and 80 Oxygen generated beds will be set up at the children’s ward of AMCH, he further added.
The Yuvraj Singh Foundation is a non-profit association established by leading Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh. The foundation works extensively in the healthcare sector with a focus on issues related to cancer.