Operational Update: Emergency Support to India Continues; Medical Aid Reaches 24 Countries

Charter flight from FedEx filled with oxygen concentrators and other medical aid from Direct Relief to depart this weekend for India.

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Medical aid is staged for departure to India in response to the country's Covid-19 surge. The shipment is being transported, free of charge, by FedEx. (Lara Cooper/Direct Relief)
Medical aid is staged for departure to India in response to the country's Covid-19 surge. The shipment is being transported, free of charge, by FedEx. (Lara Cooper/Direct Relief)

Over the past seven days, Direct Relief has delivered 351 shipments of requested medical aid to 36 U.S. states and territories and 24 countries worldwide.

The shipments contained 8.5 million defined daily doses of medications, including chronic disease medications, cancer and rare disease treatments, antibiotics, hygiene products, prenatal vitamins, and requests specific to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, including protective gear, medications, and oxygen therapies for Covid-positive patients.

Emergency shipment activity has continued this week for the ongoing Covid-19 response in India, where hundreds of thousands of new cases of Covid-19 have been reported daily.

On May 8, more than 3,400 oxygen concentrators, converters and nearly 265,000 KN95 masks from Direct Relief will depart via FedEx Boeing 777 charter flight. FedEx is providing the transportation free-of-charge, and the infusion of medical support will go to Mumbai, India, where it will be dispatched to health providers tasked with patient care.

In the U.S., Direct Relief delivered 316 shipments weighing 47,166 pounds and containing 228,202 doses of medications.

The largest U.S. shipments by value (wholesale) went to the following organizations:

PryMed Medical Care – Ciales, Puerto Rico ($324.9K)
Harm Reduction Ohio – Granville, Ohio ($160.1K)
Wellness Pointe – Longview, Texas ($141.2K)
St. Gabriel Eastside Community Health Center – St. Gabriel, Louisiana ($98.6K)
El Proyecto del Barrio – Arleta, California ($81.4K)
Community Health Centers, Inc. – Spencer, Oklahoma ($81.5K)
Bethesda Health Clinic – Tyler, Texas ($38.4K)
Charis Health Center – Mount Juliet, Tennessee ($35.1K)
Health Services, Inc. – Montgomery, Alabama ($31.9K)
Lighthouse Medical Ministries – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma ($22.8K)


Covid-19 vaccinations take place at a drive-through clinic hosted by Bethesda Health Clinic on May 1, 2021. The health clinic, located in Tyler, Texas, received more than $38,000 in medical support from Direct Relief over the past week. (Courtesy photo)
Covid-19 vaccinations take place at a drive-through event hosted by Bethesda Health Clinic on May 1, 2021. The health clinic, located in Tyler, Texas, received more than $38,000 in medical support from Direct Relief over the past week. (Courtesy photo)

Globally, Direct Relief shipped more than 921,821 defined daily doses of medication totaling 33,579 pounds.

The following organizations received supplies:

Ethiopian Diabetes Association – ($9.1M)
Partners in Hope Medical Center – Malawi ($4.7M)
SIM – ELWA Hospital – Liberia ($3.6M)
Tanzania Diabetes Association – ($3.3M)
Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital – Ghana ($2.3M)
Kamuzu Central Hospital –  Malawi ($2.1M)
ONG Sante Diabete Mali – ($1.9M)
Mekelle University Ayder Referral Hospital – Ethiopia ($1.5M)
Fondation Haitienne de Diabetes – ($954.7K)
Les Centres Gheskio – Haiti ($744.6K)
Hospital Albert Schweitzer Haiti – ($424.1K)


Since January 1, 2021, Direct Relief has delivered 8,091 shipments to 1,556 partner organizations in 52 U.S. states and territories and 73 countries.

These shipments contained 95.9 million defined daily doses of medication valued at $407.5 million (wholesale) and totaling 3.1 million lbs. (1,550 tons).

Direct Relief has also supported the following organizations this year with grants:

Aaron E Henry Community Health Services Center
Advance Community Health, Inc
AHA Centre
Albany Area Primary Health Care
Alemtsehay Breast Cancer Foundation Inc.
Alliance for Medical Outreach & Relief
AltaPointe Health Systems, Inc.
Amistad Community Health Center
Ammonoosuc Community Health Services
Ampla Health Del Norte Clinics, Inc
Amref Health Africa
Anera HQ
Anson Regional Medical Services , Inc.
Anthony L Jordan Health Corporation
Arcoiris
Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers
Arroyo Vista Family Health Center
Asian American Health Coalition dba HOPE Clinic
Asociación de Salud Comunitaria de las Islas de la Bahía
Asociacion de Salud Primaria de PR
Asociación Puertorriqueña de Diabetes, Inc.
Asociación Vida Perú
Association des Diabétiques du Congo (ADIC)
Atlantic Medical Center Sabana Hoyos
Australian Childhood Foundation
B.P Eye Foundation, Hospital for Children Eye ENT and Rehabilitation Services (CHEERS)
Banyan Community Health Center, Inc
Barrio Comprehensive Family Health Care
Baylor College of Medicine- Children’s Foundation Malawi
Bayou Clinic
Bond Community Health Center YouRx Pharmacy @ BondCHC
Borinquen Health Care Center, Inc.
Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation
Brockton Neighborhood Health Center
Bronx Community Health Network , Inc.
Broward Community & Family Health Center
Brownsville Multi-Service Family Health Center
Butte County Public Health Department
Cactus Health Services, Inc.
Camuy Health Services, Inc.
Care Resource
CareMessage
Caring Health Center
CCBRT Disability Hospital
CCI – Silver Spring
Centro de Salud Familiar Dr. Julio Palmieri Ferri, Inc.
Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe, Inc.
Centro de Servicios Primarios de Salud de Patillas, Inc.
Centro de Servicios Primarios de Salud, Inc.
Centro para los Adolescentes de San Miguel de Allende, A.C.
Centros Integrados de Servicios de Salud
Chapman University
Charles River Community Health
Charter Oak Health Center
Cherokee Health Systems Knoxville
Children in Trouble
Clean Energy Group Inc
Clinicas Del Camino Real, Inc.
Coal Country Community Health Center
Codman Square Health Center
Colorado Coalition For The Homeless
Columbia Valley Community Health
Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County
Community Health Assn. of Spokane CHAS Administration Office
Community Health Care
Community Health Care Association of New York State
Community Health Care, Inc. dba CompleteCare Health Network
Community Health Care, Inc. Edgerton Women’s Health Center
Community Health Center Association of Mississippi
Community Health Center of Richmond
Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas
Community Health Centers
Community Health Centers of Pinellas, Inc.
Community Health Centers of The Central Coast
Community Health Clinics dba Terry Reilly Health Services
Community Health Foundation of Puerto Rico
Community Health of South Florida
Community Health Systems
Community Healthcare Network
Community Partners International
Community-University Health Care Center University of Minnesota
Concilio de Salud Integral de Loiza, Inc
Cornerstone Care, Inc.
Corporación de Servicios Médicos Primarios y Prevención de Hatillo, Inc.
Corporacion SANOS
COSSMA, Inc.
Costa Salud Community Health Centers Rincón
Country Doctor Community Health Centers Country Doctor Community Clinic
Cowlitz Family Health Center
Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital
Delta Health Center
Denver Health and Hospital Authority
Dhulikhel Hospital Kathmandu University Hospital
Dimock Community Health Center
Diversity Health Center, Inc.
Dot House Health
East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Corporation
East Georgia Healthcare, Inc.
Edna Adan University Hospital
Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center
El Punto en la Montaña, Inc.
Elaine Ellis Center of Health, Inc.
EMERGENCY USA Life Support For Civilian Victims of War
Esperanza Health Centers
Fair Haven Community Health Clinic, Inc.
Family Health Centers
Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida
Fenway Community Health Center
Fetter Health Care Network
Finger Lakes Migrant Health Care Project, Inc.
Florida Association of Community Health Centers
Florida Community Health Centers
Fort Defiance Indian Hospital Board Tse’Hootsooi’ Medical Center
Foundation for Puerto Rico
Foundation of Amazon Sustainability
FoundCare, Inc.
Fundación Banco Medicamentos y Bienestar
Fundacion Fraternidad sin Fronteras IAP
Fundación Solidaria del Divino Niño Jesús, Inc
Gift of the Givers Foundation
Golden Valley Health Centers
Good Samaritan Health Center of Cobb
Greater New Bedford Community Health Center
Groundswell UK
Gynocare Women’s & Fistula Hospital
Harbor Health Services
Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center, Inc
Health Alliance International
Health Equity International
Health Futures Foundation Inc.
Health Net, Inc
Health Partners of Western Ohio
Health ProMed Foundation, Inc.
Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida Collier Health Services
HealthInova
HealthLinc, Inc.
HealthPoint
Heart of Florida Health Center Administration
Heart of God Care Centre
Heart of Texas Community Health Center
HIV/AIDS Alliance for Region Two dba Open Health Care Clinic
Holyoke Health Center
HOPE Foundation for Women and Children of Bangladesh, Inc.
Horizon Health Care, Inc. Administration
Hospital Comunitario Buen Samaritano,
Hospital General de Castañer, Inc.
Hospital Pediátrico Universitario Dr. Antonio Ortiz (Centro Medico)
Hudson Headwaters Health Network
Innis Community Health Center
Interfaith Clinic
International Community Health Services
J.C. Lewis Health Care Center
Jefferson Comprehensive Health Center
Jericho Road Community Health Center
Jessie Trice Community Health
Johns Hopkins University
JWCH Institute, Inc.
Kathmandu Model Hospital/ Public Health Concern Trust-NEPAL
La Familia Counseling Center
La Maestra Community Health Centers
Lifelong Medical Care Administration
Lincoln Community Health Center Incorporated
Lwala Community Alliance
Lynn Community Health, Inc.
Maple City Health Care Center
Marillac Community Health Centers
Mary’s Center for Maternal and Child Care
Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers
MCR Health, Inc.
Med Centro, Inc.
Medical Associates Plus
Medical Genetics Department Faculty of Medicine
Mendocino Community Health Clinic Inc. Hillside Health Center
Metro Community Provider Network
Midwives for Haiti
Migrant Health Center Western Region, Inc.
Moreno Valley Family Health Center Community Health Systems, Inc.
Morovis Community Health Center, Inc.
Moses Lake Community Health Center
Mountain Comprehensive Health Corporation
Murshid Hospital and Health Care Centre
National Alliance for Hispanic Health
National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics
National Black Church Initiative
National Black Nurses Association
Native Action Inc.
NC MedAssist
Neighborhood Health
Neighborhood Health Center of WNY, Inc
Neighborhood Healthcare Administration
Neighborhood Medical Center, Inc.
NeoMed Center, Inc.
Nevada Health Centers Carson City Administration
Newark Community Health Centers
Nia Tero
North Country Family Health Center, Inc.
North East Medical Services
Northeast Community Clinic
Northeast Florida Health Services Family Health Source
Northeast Valley Health Corporation Corporate Office
Omni Family Health
OneWorld Community Health Center
Onkwehon:we Midwives Collective
Open Door Family Medical Centers Inc.
Opportunities Industrialization Center
Optimus Health Care
Outer Cape Health Services
Oxnard Firefighters Foundation, Inc
Palms Medical Group
ParkTree Community Health Center
Partnership Health Center
Patronato Pro Hospital Civil de Tijuana
People to People Aid Corporation
Por Los Nuestros, Inc.
PR CONCRA Puerto Rico Community Network for Clinical Research on Aids, Inc.
Premier Community HealthCare Administrative Office
Primary Care Medical Services of Poinciana, Inc. Osceola Community Health Services
Project Health, Inc. dba Langley Health Services
PryMed Medical Care, Inc.
Public Health Management Corporation
Public Health Seattle & King County
QueensCare Health Centers
Rahmawati Husein
Richford Health Center, Inc.
Rio Beni Health Foundation
Rural Health Group
Ruth Paz Foundation, Inc. Michael Paz, President
SAC Health System
Salud Integral en la Montaña, Inc.
Salud Para La Gente
Salvadoran American Humanitarian Foundation (SAHF)
Santa Barbara County Fire Dept
Santa Barbara Education Foundation
Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics Eastside Neighborhood Clinic
Santa Rosa Community Health Centers Brookwood Health Center
Sea Mar Community Health Centers
Servicios de Salud Primarios de Barceloneta d/b/a Atlantic Medical Center
Settlement Health & Medical Services
Shalom Health Care Center
Shanti Foundation
Share Our Selves Community Health Center
Sinergias Alianzas Estratégicas Para La Salud y el Desarrollo Social
Solar Responder
Solukhumbu Polytechnical Academy
South Boston Community Health Center
South Cove Community Health Center
Southwest Community Health Center
Spectra Health
St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor
St. Thomas Community Health Center
Summit Community Care Clinic
Sun Life Family Health Center
Suncoast Community Health Centers Administrative Offices
Sunrise Community Health
Sunset Park Family Health Center at NYU Langone
Susquehanna Community Health & Dental Clinic, Inc.
Syrian American Medical Society
Tampa Family Health Centers
Terre des Hommes Hellas
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
The Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Inc.
The Center for Family and Child Enrichment, Inc.
The Floating Hospital
The Institute for Family Health
The MAVEN Project
The Navajo Nation
Thunder Bay Community Health Service, Inc.
Triangle Area Network
Tri-Cities Community Health
Tri-City Health Center
Tumaini La Maisha Tanzania
Turner House Clinic Inc. (d/b/a: Vibrant Health)
Uganda Cancer Institute
UMMA Community Clinic
UNC Project Tidziwe Research and Care Centre
United Way Bengaluru
Unity Health Care, Inc
University of KwaZulu Natal
Upham’s Corner Health Center
Urban Health Plan, Inc.
Valley Wide Health Systems
Via Care Community Health Center
Village Reach
Vista Community Clinic
Westside Family Healthcare
Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center , Inc.
Whittier Street Health Center
William F. Ryan Community Health Center
World Heart Federation
Yakima Neighborhood Health Services
Yayasan Bumi Sehat
Yemen Aid Inc.

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