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(Washington, D.C., April 20, 2020)–B´nai B´rith teamed up with Jewish organizations in Panama to make an urgently needed donation to the Ministry of Health.

The donated materials include 5,000 N95 masks, which are suitable for medical workers; 50,000 special gloves; 30,000 caps for nurses and surgeons; masks for children; masks for adults; 20 wheelchairs; thousands of special kits for sinus analysis; and 1,000 protective suits for medical doctors working in intensive care.

The donation was distributed to four public hospitals by the Ministry of Health.

Alberto Levy, a B´nai B´rith leader in Panama and lay leader in the Jewish community, delivered the donation to the Ministry of Public Health on behalf of all of the community.

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