New Delhi [India], June 3 (ANI): To raise the morale of the country’s front-line workers, the Integrated Health and Welfare Council (IHW Council) launched a COVID-19 relief project for front-line workers and their families .
A project entitled “Our Positive Struggle”, the IHW Council has come forward to support patients and families who are at the forefront of the country’s fight against the devastating global pandemic, launching a relief project dedicated to workers first line.
The project includes the creation of a use and return oxygen concentration bank along with other useful medical devices, such as powder oximeters and disposable thermometers, such as masks, disinfectants, PPE kits, especially for the benefit of front-line workers, such as medical staff, staff, delivery staff, public service staff, journalists, police personnel and other professionals and front-line workers.
“Given the risks faced by media professionals in fulfilling their duty, the Council has teamed up with the Press Club of India to provide project benefits to the community,” he reported. the Board statement.
As part of it, the batch has been provided with an initial batch of five oxygen concentrators which, in turn, will ensure that they are allocated to those who need it at no cost of use and return. Another batch of 5 hubs has been supplied to Delhi police for its staff and relatives.
The IHW Council is contacting companies to support the project under its CSR fund and has also initiated crowdfunding on fundraising platforms such as ketto.org. Currently, the project is supported by Mharba-based Bharat Serums and Vaccines Limited, ImpactGuru.com, and Teamwork Communication, a leading public relations company focused on health based in Delhi.
“Front-line workers are our first line of defense and, in the second wave, they need extra attention and support from people in general. We greet them for their hard work and accompany them when they need it most. The first group at The Press Club of India is just the beginning and we are in the process of getting more to help more frontline workers.We are in touch with companies to seek their support and use their CSR funds to be part of this cause. In addition, we have also launched a fundraiser through the official website and urge people to come forward to help us save lives, ”said Kamal Narayan, CEO of the Council Integrated Health and Wellness (IHW).
“The pandemic has affected almost every family in India and frontline workers remain the most vulnerable section of society. It is our duty to be by their side and we are pleased to partner with the IHW Council for this. .Bharat Serums has provided 25 oxygen concentrators and we expect more and more companies from all industries to support this cause, ”said Vishwanath Swarup, COO-India Business, Bharat Serums and Vaccines Limited.
“Impact Guru has observed a phenomenal increase for various fundraisers related to COVID-19. We have seen that donors are contributing to new types of causes, i.e. to acquire oxygen concentrators, personal protective equipment (PPE). ) for healthcare workers, hospitalization at COVID-19, among others .. To scale it exponentially, we are pleased to partner with the IHW Council to have a collaborative impact on people’s lives during these unprecedented time. We are pleased that our technology platform for good can play an important role in the IHW Council’s initiative to fight good fighting, ”said Piyush Jain, co-founder and CEO, ImpactGuru.com.
“In the last eleven years since its inception, we have had several opportunities to stand by and for the Indian media. However, this unique situation created by the pandemic is costing journalists not only their lives, but “We already have a program in place for journalists, but it’s a humiliating feeling to be able to do more for them, this time in partnership with the IHW Council,” said Nikky Gupta, co-founder and director. of the teamwork communications group. (ANI)