- Direct Relief provides medicines and medical supplies to health facilities and distributing organizations only. Individuals are not eligible to receive donations directly unless they are a licensed medical professional traveling on a medical mission outside the United States.
- Health care services must be provided to medically under-served populations in a non-discriminatory manner and must be provided to patients free of charge, for a voluntary fee, or based on a patient’s ability to pay.
- The health facility(ies) and health providers must be officially registered and licensed as an approved provider of health services in the country of service, must have a Medical Director with a valid medical license, and must dispense donated products to patients outside the United States.
- Clearing the donation of medical supplies through customs and arranging for transportation from the port of entry to your facility. Direct Relief covers shipping to your country’s port of entry, but local customs clearance and transportation shipping is the facility’s responsibility. Subsidies are provided in some cases but must be approved ahead of time by Direct Relief.
- Partners must comply with laws governing the receipt and distribution of prescription drugs and charitable donations.
- Partners must provide documentation as requested by Direct Relief, and must review information online annually to ensure that it remains up-to-date and accurate.
- Partners are asked to provide Direct Relief with information such as patient activity, capabilities of the facility, and product needs.
Click here to fill out the International Partner Application