We’ve been doing this for over a month and have first-hand knowledge of the huge demand and supply gap. Below are some of our volunteer representatives –
Utsav Amitendu Agarwal – Senior Consultant at Grant Thornton Bharat LLP
Sumit Nangia - Senior Analyst, Fidelity International
Rajan Sharma - Management Trainee, Airtel Payment Bank
NGO Partner - Zariya ( www.Zariya.co.in)
To this effect, we are raising funds which will be utilised to procure medical support equipment for the hospitals most stressed for supplies to upgrade their serving capabilities. We have set the target to get approximately 30 medical support equipment's by next month for hospital running acute shortage. We anticipate to save more lives in the city and have tight timelines to do it.
i) Equitable distribution - Ensuring the areas and institutions most in need receive them.
ii) Transparency - All details on demand and deployment shall be published on the website.
iii) Impact: Distribution to be made as rapidly as possible to save the maximum lives.
What is the cost of procurement of this medical aid?
The equipment shall be a mix of oxygen concentrators, BIPAP machines and oxygen cylinders. Each high flow oxygen concentrator costs Rs. 60,000 (USD 800) and each low flow concentrator costs Rs 45,000 (USD 600), a BIPAP machine costs upto Rs. 90,000 (USD 1200) and the current rate of any oxygen cylinder is Rs. 30,000. Financial auditing will be enabled and share here to track the details of fund.
How can you help?
If you want to make a difference, right now is the time. We want to make the funds available to our partners asap with lowest possible administrative overheads and delays. Please donate generously and encourage your friend and family to do the same. Every penny that you donate will add up to the final amount.
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