Amid the brutal second wave of COVID-19, PRI is rapidly scaling up its support to augment the government’s efforts to provide affected citizens with timely access to quality healthcare. Pernod Ricard India has earmarked INR 50 crores in healthcare for COVID-19 support and beyond, since the beginning of the pandemic.
More than Rs. 18 crores have already been deployed since March 2020. Till date, PRI has supported the strengthening of critical care support infrastructure in public hospitals, with 100+ Intensive Care Ventilators, 105 HFNC (High Flow Nasal Cannulas) 140 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds, 35 Multi Para Monitors, along with preventive healthcare support for personal & public hygiene with sanitizers, and masks across 17 states for Frontline COVID warriors like the Punjab Police Personnel, Indian Navy & Air Force (CSD), State Health Departments and Truck Drivers,
The Oxygen Crisis of 2021 has affected millions of citizens, and PRI has further stepped its efforts by helping set up (Pressure Swing Adsorption) PSA units in large multi-specialty government hospitals. 8 PSA unit are being set up in hospitals; 5 in Uttar Pradesh, 1 at PGIMS Rohtak, 1 at Nashik, 1 donated to the through French government. Pernod Ricard India has also supported setting up isolation wards, +350 Oxygen concentrators
through the state health departments along with BIPAP machines and HFNCs across the country ensuring that more and more people get access to care when needed. Since the first COVID-19 wave, 14 Mobile health Vans, 4 Ambulances serving affected during this crisis times, taking care of primary healthcare needs of 2,81,700 community members.