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Amazon Transports Oxygen Concentrators, BiPAP Machines to Indian Hospitals from Singapore

Amazon has collaborated with ACT Grants, Temasek Foundation, Pune Platform for COVID-19 Response (PPCR), and different companions to offer over 8,000 oxygen concentrators and 500 BiPAP machines to hospitals in India, as announced by the company. The clinical equipment, that is being airlifted from Singapore, might be donated to hospitals and public establishments to boom their capability to assist sufferers inflamed with COVID-19. Apart from the transportation, Amazon India stated intending to additionally procure over 1,500 oxygen concentrators below its Mission Vayu. Currently, India recorded over 300,000 COVID-19 cases in a day which is the highest in the world.

As in line with a Blog post by Amazon, it’s miles partnering with a couple of non-income enterprises like Swasth, Concern India, ACT Grants, and Sattva Consulting to urgently get the desired clinical equipment in India. The company stated that it’s going to bear the fee of airlifting oxygen concentrators and BiPAP machines from Singapore via Air India and different global carriers. After getting them to India, the machines might be transported to recognized hospitals and establishments. The company says that a majority of the delivery is predicted to be finished by April 30.

“We stand firmly with the country, deploying our global logistics network to urgently airlift the needed oxygen concentrators to support the nation’s immediate need,” stated Amit Agarwal, Global SVP and Country Head, Amazon India. Additionally, Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services stated in a tweet that Amazon groups are the usage of their international and India-extensive operations community to move clinical components and that “more help is on the way”.

The information comes an afternoon after era giants like Google and Microsoft announced that they may be supporting COVID-19 alleviation efforts in India. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadela stated the company will use its technology and resource alleviation efforts. Google CEO Sundar Pichai apprised approximately offering help of Rs. 135 crore to Give India and UNICEF for clinical components, and different enterprises assisting communities. Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin has additionally donated Rs. 4.5 crores for COVID-19 alleviation in India. While Xiaomi announced that it’s going to donate Rs. 3 crores for oxygen cylinders, OnePlus stated it’s going to assist increase COVID-19 emergencies via its social media reach.

Mitali Bansal
Mitali is a Commerce student who loves reading about the world economy. In her free time, you will find her either reading novels or binge-watching Tv series.
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