Proud to partner with REFINITIV to distribute Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs)
Dr. Radhika Batra, who is an Ambassador for the One Young World, UK, connected with fellow OYW Ambassador Arpith Jayaram (Associate Project Manager, Refinitiv) and his colleague at an organization called Youth For Seva. Together, the trio has provided 2,500 COVID-19 protection kits and N95 masks for healthcare personnel working on the frontlines of the pandemic in the two worst-hit states in India – Maharashtra and Karnataka.
Covid-19 warriors, Doctors and nurses are in the frontlines of the epidemic and at a very high risk of contracting the infection.
“In the midst of numerous local and regional challenges, OYW Ambassadors continue to be at the forefront of the global response”, says the One Young World, lauding the achievement of Every Infant Matters.
Nurses and doctors say hospitals haven’t provided them with sufficient protective equipment exposing them to infection. In Delhi, over 4,000 nurses are protesting, demanding better facilities.
Every Infant Matters has joined the fight to provide high quality protective equipment to hospital staff. Every Infant Matters partners with Shri Ram College of Commerce Alumni Association to carry out relief and distribution of essential items to low paid hospital workers who are in the frontlines in the fight against Covid-19. Dr. Girish Ahuja, President, and Mr. Avinash Gupta, Secretary of the SRCC Alumni Association are deeply concerned with the plight of frontline health workers. Mr. Avinash Gupta says: “Our Association wants to help those who are serving patients, but do not have the resources to buy their own personal protection kits, face shields and helmets. Nor can they buy unlimited supply of sanitizers and gloves and N-95 masks. We are honored that we are able to help people like ambulance drivers, sanitary workers, nurses and their assistants, kitchen staff, ward boys and technicians, and are able to supply them with essential items for their protection against the deadly virus. ” SRCC Alumni Association has funded the purchase of PPE kits, sanitizers, face shields and protective goggles, among other items. Every Infant Matters is distributing these in both government and private hospitals of Delhi.
We are supporting police personnel by distributing 200 face shields and 100 sanitizers in Noida.