Amazon’s activities in Europe have committed more than $ 2.5 million to support those affected by the Covid-19 crisis in India, by purchasing and transporting medical supplies.
The company uses its global logistics network to purchase, airlift and deliver some of the critical medical equipment identified by the Indian government and local charities.
Amazon will supply oxygen concentrators from Italy, ventilators from the UK, nebulizers and inhalation devices from Germany. The products will be provided to frontline Amazon workers and local charities to help people infected with Covid-19 across India, supporting the capacity of hospitals, medical facilities and public institutions.
This support comes on top of 100 ventilators worth $ 3.8 million that have already been purchased through Amazon’s global resources in the United States as part of the company’s pledge to help India. to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
Amazon India is working closely with the Indian Red Cross, under the leadership of Niti Aayog and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, who are defining the distribution plan for these ventilators.