A year ago, as the world was grappling with the beginnings of an unprecedented global pandemic, the American India Foundation (AIF) quickly pivoted to address the critical situation in India and the US.
AIF COVID19 Relief So Far
During this virulent second wave, AIF has been working tirelessly to bring a critical COVID19 interventions. Leveraging its 20 years of experience working in humanitarian crisis, with various state governments and civil society organisations, AIF has so far, secured 5,000 oxygen concentrators, 2,600 hospital beds across 35 cities, Oxygen plants across 45 cities of India and 30,000 non-electric ventilators to abate the health infrastructure shortages.
Designing long term sustainable solution to the pandemic, AIF launched The First Million program – a campaign to inoculate a million most vulnerable Indians. Its immediate focus includes facilitating registrations, securing priority vaccination slots for the vulnerable population and resolving multiple access issues through personalised support.