Amazon US is sending critical medical equipment worth over $5 million to support hospitals and other COVID care facilities across India.
As India grapples with a severe healthcare crisis due to the second wave of COVID-19, Amazon US is leveraging its scale and resources to support India’s fight against the devastating impact of the pandemic. Amazon US is sending critical medical equipment worth over USD 5 million to support hospitals and other COVID care facilities across India.
As part of this, critical life-saving equipment including 82 anaesthesia ventilators, 1238 BiPAP machines and 60 ventilators have already reached India. The medical equipment will be distributed to Amazon’s on-the-ground community partners such as the American India Foundation, ACT Grants and Swasth, who will distribute to verified hospitals and nonprofit organizations across the country to ensure it reaches communities where it is needed the most.