In a bid to combat Covid-19, HUL is providing 29 ventilators worth Rs. 3 crores to the Government hospitals in Maharashtra, in consultation with the Public Health Department.
The ventilators are being delivered to the Thane Health Department for use in several hospitals across the state. While three neonatal ventilators and two AR 100C ventilators have already been delivered few days back, a batch of five Philips ventilators has been delivered on May 27, 2020. The remaining ventilators will be delivered over the next few days.
The distribution of ventilators is in addition to HUL’s previous contribution of 5000 sets of PPEs, 20,000 N95 masks, 2,00,000 gloves, 112 pulse oximeter and 28 oxygen concentrators worth more than 2 crore to the Public Health Department, Government of Maharashtra announced in early May.
In addition to the above, HUL will also be contributing seven high flow nasal cannula ventilators worth 17 lakh to the Nair Hospital in Mumbai in the coming week.