2020-01-011 Year
Project
Providing Disaster Relief

Alwaleed Philanthropies "Global" works alongside with the WHO by providing medical supplies to confront the Corona virus

Egypt
Ukraine
South Africa

Duration

2020-2021

Beneficiaries

Millions of people

Targeting Range

Egypt, South Africa, Ukraine, WHOs Regional Office in Africa, WHO Preparedness Activities.

In light of responding to the challenges of COVID-19, Alwaleed Philanthropies contribution is planned to be used to support the updated WHO COVID-19 Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan (SPRP) through the procurement of essential medical supplies for countries in need in the African, East Mediterranean regions, and the implementation of the updated COVID-19 SPRP.

In light of responding to the challenges of COVID-19, Alwaleed Philanthropies contribution is planned to be used to support the updated WHO COVID-19 Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan (SPRP) through the procurement of essential medical supplies for countries in need in the African, East Mediterranean regions, and the implementation of the updated COVID-19 SPRP.

2021 Accomplishments

  • Due to acute supply shortages, the COVID-19 supply chain system (CSCS) was established in 2020 to provide countries with essential supplies for their COVID-19 response.
  • WHO has provided over 58 000 oxygen concentrators to 127 countries and over 3400 ventilators to 84 countries
  • WHO and partners in the COVID‑19 Supply Chain System have procured more than US$ 1.3 billion of essential supplies to support the COVID‑19 response in 191 countries since the beginning of the pandemic.
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