~ At pan India level the partnership aims to support 48 hospitals, assisting 9600 healthcare and medical staff and more than 65,000 public service personnel through its initiative across the country
The Haryana relief program, was announced in the presence of Shri Manohar Lal Khattar, Honorable Chief Minister of Haryana, Shri V.S Kundu, IAS, CEO, GMDA, Shri Ashok Sangwan, IAS, Commissioner Division Gurugram, Shri Amit Khatri, IAS, DC Gurugram and CMO Dr. Yadav along with Shri Kapil Kumria, United Way Delhi Board Chair and Sachin Golwakar, CEO, United Way.
As a part of the Haryana relief initiative,
Present at the event through video conferencing, Shri Manohar Lal Khattar, Honorable Chief Minister of Haryana said, “I extend gratitude to the partners for collaborating and putting their foot forth in the present tragic times. The PPEs, sanitizers, masks, ICU beds, gloves, and other consumables are very integral to our mission against COVID. United Way Delhi and partners are doing good work in this direction.”
Acknowledging the partnership, Shri Kundu, IAS, CEO, GMDA spoke on the importance of collaborative efforts towards tackling COVID-19. “With the spread of the pandemic, it is important to stand together. We are happy to partner with United Way and express gratitude for their dedicated intervention for the hospitals and health workers in Haryana”, Kundu added.
As the need to step up relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic continues,
Commenting on the initiative, Mr. Ishteyaque Amjad, Vice-President, Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability,
Mr. Sachin Golwakar, CEO, United Way Delhi said, “As the implementing partner in Haryana, we at United Way Delhi are overwhelmed with the commitment shown by
The relief program has been rolled out in eight critically affected states- Maharashtra (Mumbai, Pune), Delhi, Tamil Nadu (Chennai), Karnataka (Bengaluru), Telangana (Hyderabad), Gujarat, Punjab and Haryana. To provide immediate support and enhancement of health infrastructure, public hospitals are being provided with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) comprising N95 masks, 3-ply disposable masks, surgical caps, surgical goggles, waterproof gowns, shoe covers, and gloves for the safety of healthcare workers. The support package also includes sanitizer dispensers, additional ICU beds, and non-contact thermometers for medical preparedness in dealing with the crisis. Working alongside the government bodies and local institutions to support and ensure safety and protection of our frontline healthcare personnel and communities.
Additionally, to equip public service personnel - police staff, sanitation workers, community and social workers working on frontlines and hotspot zones with protective gears, masks and gloves, sanitizers etc. To benefit about 50,000 sanitation workers, 11,000+ police personnel and 6,000 community health workers across India.
About United Way Mumbai
United Way Mumbai is a part of the 130 years old United Way movement engaged in nearly 1800 communities, spanning 41 countries across the world. Our mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities to advance the common good. We work closely with a network of 400+ NGOs and a large number of corporates for their CSR programmes, workplace giving campaigns and other events. Our flagship programmes have been largely in the areas of civic awareness, health, safety and greening. In addition to this, we have designed and facilitated large scale interventions in the areas of education, nutrition and sanitation in urban and rural communities.
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