Operational Update: 21 Million Doses of Medication Shipped to 13 Countries Over Past Seven Days

Medical aid departs for Syria, Lebanon, South Sudan, Covid-19 therapies arrive in Ukraine, and more.

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A medical provider at Haifa Hospital in Lebanon checks a patient's vital signs. The facility is supported by Anera, which received medical donations from Direct Relief over the past week. (Anera photo)
A medical provider at Haifa Hospital in Lebanon checks a patient's vital signs. The facility is supported by Anera, which received medical donations from Direct Relief over the past week. (Anera photo)

Over the past seven days, Direct Relief has delivered 317 shipments of requested medical aid to 42 U.S. states and territories and 13 countries worldwide.

The shipments contained 21.2 million defined daily doses of medication, including prenatal vitamins, cancer treatment drugs, chronic disease management prescriptions, rare disease therapies, behavioral health medications, and ongoing Covid-19 support such as therapies for hospitalized patients, oxygen concentrators, pulse oximeters, and personal protective equipment, including gowns, goggles, gloves, masks and face shields.

Last week, a shipment of temperature-sensitive therapies for Covid-19 patients with mild to moderate symptoms arrived in Ukraine. Direct Relief shipped these medicines in coordination with Ukraine’s Ministry of Health for use in health facilities responding to the pandemic.

Therapies for patients recovering from Covid-19 arrive in Ukraine for distribution to medical facilities treating patients. (Ministry of Health photo)

In the U.S., Direct Relief delivered 284 shipments weighing 7,642 lbs and containing 656,618 doses of medications.

  • Recipients included:
  • MyAlly Health – North Dakota
  • Milan Puskar Health Right – West Virginia
  • Hardeman County Community Health Center – Tennessee
  • EXCELth, Inc. – Louisiana
  • THE Health and Wellness Center – California
  • Health and Hope Clinic, Inc. – Florida
  • Wellness Pointe – Texas
  • Truman Medical Center Lakewood – Missouri
  • Bread of Healing Clinic – Wisconsin
  • Community Health Center of West Palm Beach – Florida

Medical aid from Direct Relief arrives in South Sudan in May 2021 at Healing Kadi Foundation in Kajo Keji. The organization received medical support from Direct Relief over the past seven days. (Healing Kadi photo)

Globally, Direct Relief this week shipped more than 20.5 defined daily doses of medication totaling 87,278 lbs.

Countries receiving medical aid over the past week included:

  • India
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Tanzania
  • Haiti
  • Egypt
  • South Sudan
  • Uganda
  • Liberia
  • Bangladesh
  • Syria
Direct Relief staff prep temperature-sensitive therapies for Covid-19 patients in Nepal inside a 2,800-square-foot cold room at Direct Relief’s headquarters in Santa Barbara, on Sept. 29, 2021. (Lara Cooper/Direct Relief)

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Health staff with the Independent Doctors Association organize prescription medications in Syria. The organization received a shipment from Direct Relief over the past week. (Courtesy photo)

Since January 1, 2021, Direct Relief has delivered 17.7K shipments to 2,238 partner organizations in 55 U.S. states and territories and 94 countries. These shipments contained 187.5M defined daily doses of medication valued at $1.7B (wholesale) and totaled 7.3M lbs.  

Direct Relief has also supported the following organizations this year with $56.1 million in grant funding:

  • A Promise To HELP
  • Aaron E. Henry Community Health Services Center
  • Advance Community Health, Inc.
  • AHA Centre
  • Alaska Native Heritage Center
  • Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
  • Alaska Pacific University
  • Albany Area Primary Health Care
  • Alcorn State University Family Clinic
  • Alemtsehay Breast Cancer Foundation Inc.
  • Alliance for Medical Outreach & Relief
  • AltaMed Health Services Corporation
  • AltaPointe Health Systems, Inc.
  • Amistad Community Health Center
  • Ammonoosuc Community Health Services
  • Ampla Health Del Norte Clinics, Inc.
  • Amref Health Africa
  • Amrita Inst Med Sci / Mata Amritanandamayi
  • Anera HQ
  • Angel Wings International
  • 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
  • Asociación de Salud Primaria de PR
  • Asociación Mexicana de Diabetes en la Ciudad de México
  • Asociación Puertorriqueña de Diabetes, Inc.
  • Asociación Vida Perú
  • Association des Diabétiques du Congo (ADIC)
  • Association Malgache contre le Diabète A.MA.DIA
  • 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
  • Batey Relief Alliance (BRA)
  • Baylor College of Medicine – Children’s Foundation Malawi
  • Bayou Clinic
  • Beebe Memorial CME Cathedral
  • Betheny Baptist Church
  • Big Bethel
  • Bond Community Health Center
  • Borinquen Health Care Center, Inc.
  • Boys & Girls Club of The Northern Cheyenne Nation,
  • Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation
  • Brockton Neighborhood Health Center
  • Bronx Community Health Network, Inc.
  • Broward Community & Family Health Center
  • Brownsville Multi-Service
  • Butte County Public Health Department
  • Cactus Health Services, Inc.
  • Camuy Health Services, Inc.
  • Care for the Homeless
  • Care Resource
  • CareMessage
  • Caring Health Center
  • CCBRT Disability Hospital
  • CCI – Silver Spring
  • Central Florida Family Health Center – True Health
  • 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 B. Wang Community Health Center, Inc.
  • Charles River Community Health
  • Charter Oak Health Center
  • Cherokee Health Systems Knoxville
  • Chicago Family Health Center
  • Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition
  • Children in Trouble
  • Christian Chapel Temple of Faith
  • Clean Energy Group, Inc.
  • Clinicas Del Camino Real, Inc.
  • Clinton Health Access Intitiative Nigeria
  • Coal Country Community Health Center
  • Codman Square Health Center
  • College of Medicine University of Lagos
  • Colorado Coalition For The Homeless
  • Columbia Valley Community Health
  • Commonsense Childbirth
  • 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 Buffalo
  • 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
  • CommWell Health Administration Office
  • Concilio de Salud Integral de Loiza, Inc.
  • Conference of National Black Churches
  • CORE Response
  • Cornerstone Care, Inc.
  • Corporación de Servicios Médicos Primarios y Prevención de Hatillo, Inc.
  • Corporacion SANOS
  • COSSMA, Inc.
  • Costa Salud Community Health Centers Rincón
  • County of Mono
  • Country Doctor Community Health Centers Country Doctor Community Clinic
  • COVID-19 Africa Action Network for Nurses & Midwives (AAN)
  • Cowlitz Family Health Center
  • Crescent Community Health Center
  • Cumberland Family Medical Center, Inc.
  • 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
  • Evangel Vesico Vaginal Fistula Center
  • 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
  • Fundación Bechara
  • Fundación Centro Pediátrico de Diabetes
  • Fundación De Obras Sociales De San Vicente I.A.P.
  • Fundación Fraternidad sin Fronteras IAP
  • Fundación Infantil Ronald McDonald de Puerto Rico, Inc.
  • 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
  • Harbor Homes, Inc.
  • 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
  • Hogar Albergue Para Niños Jesús de Nazaret, Inc.
  • 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
  • Integrate Health
  • 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
  • Junta de Beneficencia de Guayaquil
  • JWCH Institute, Inc.
  • Kathmandu Model Hospital/ Public Health Concern Trust-NEPAL
  • Kintegra Family Medicine-Hudson
  • La Familia Counseling Center
  • La Maestra Community Health Centers
  • Lamprey Health Care, Inc.
  • 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
  • Marshall Islands Ministry of Health and Human Services
  • 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
  • Mountain Park Health Center
  • 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
  • NEW Health Programs Association
  • Newark Community Health Centers
  • Nia Tero
  • North Country Family Health Center, Inc.
  • North East Medical Services
  • North Florida Medical Centers, Inc.
  • North Hudson Community Action Corporation-Administration
  • 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
  • Pancare of Florida, Inc. CHC Bay County
  • ParkTree Community Health Center
  • Partnership Health Center
  • Patan Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS)
  • Patronato Pro Hospital Civil de Tijuana
  • Peninsula Community Health Services
  • People to People Aid Corporation
  • PERC, Inc.
  • Person Family Medical Center
  • Piedmont Health Services
  • 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
  • Primary Health Care, Inc.
  • Primary Healthcare Centers of Dade, Inc.
  • 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
  • Rotary Action Group for Family Safety
  • 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
  • Self-Help for the Elderly
  • 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
  • Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative Pharmacy
  • Southwest Community Health Center
  • Spectra Health
  • Spring Branch Community Health Center
  • St. Luke Foundation for Haiti
  • 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 Foundation
  • 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 Family Health Centers of Georgia Inc.
  • The Family Medicine Residency of Idaho, Inc. DBA Family Medicine Health Center
  • The Floating Hospital
  • The Healing Kadi Foundation/ Covenant Presbyterian Church
  • The Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County
  • 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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