Medical Aid Shipped to 18 Countries Over Past Week, Including Oxygen


Over the past seven days, Direct Relief has delivered 331 shipments of requested medical aid to 40 U.S. states and territories and 18 countries worldwide.

The shipments contained 2.2 million defined daily doses of medications, including large quantities of insulin, HIV/AIDS treatments, cancer treatment drugs, antibiotics, reproductive health products, prenatal vitamins, and personal protective equipment for the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, among many other items.

Also staged for shipment this week were 200 oxygen concentrators for health providers caring for Covid-19 patients in Brazil. The shipment was coordinated with the Society of Critical Care Medicine and is one of several shipments of medical aid to depart for Brazil to assist in the country’s surge of Covid-19 cases.

In the U.S., Direct Relief delivered 310 shipments weighing 55,479 pounds and containing 415,954 doses of medications.

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

Agape Clinic – Dallas, Texas  ($176.8K)
The Never Alone Project – Indianapolis, Indiana  ($136.2K)
Bread of Healing Clinic –  Milwaukee, Wisconsin ($85.3K)
Say Detroit Family Health Clinic –  Detroit, Michigan ($55.6K)
Crescent Care – New Orleans, Louisiana ($54.7K)
Zufall Health Center Dover – Dover, New Jersey ($46.9K)
The Health Hut – Ruston, Louisiana ($37.7K)
Mercy Health Center – Athens, Georgia ($36.5K)
Cove House Free Clinic – Copperas Cove, Texas ($34.1K)
Amistad Community Health Center – Corpus Christi, Texas ($30.0K)


Vaccinations take place at Zufall Health Center in New Jersey. The health center was one of the top 10 recipients of U.S. medical aid from Direct Relief over the past week and received medications for patients managing chronic diseases, like asthma and heart disease. (Photo courtesy of Zufall)Vaccinations take place at Zufall Health Center in New Jersey. The health center was one of the top 10 recipients of U.S. medical aid from Direct Relief over the past week and received medications for patients managing chronic diseases, like asthma and heart disease. (Photo courtesy of Zufall)
Vaccinations take place at Zufall Health Center in New Jersey. The health center was one of the top 10 recipients of U.S. medical aid from Direct Relief over the past week and received medications for patients managing chronic diseases, like asthma and heart disease. The health center has received $274.5K in medical aid from Direct Relief since the start of the pandemic. (Photo courtesy of Zufall Health Center)

Globally, Direct Relief shipped more than 1.8 million defined daily doses of medication totaling 80,430 pounds.

The following organizations received supplies:

Association des Diabetiques de Centrafrique – Central African Republic ($1.4M)
Charity Fund Modern Village and Town – Ukraine  ($1.2M)
Ministerio de Salud Publica y Bienestar Social – Paraguay ($1.1M)
Kamuzu Central Hospital – Malawi ($985.3K)
Health Ministry of RA – Armenia ($705.6K)
Muhimbili National Hospital  – Tanzania ($512.5K)
Hematology Center – Armenia ($487.1K)
Fundacion Solidaria del Divino Nino Jesus – Dominican Republic ($173.1K)
UNC Project Tidziwe Rsearch and Care Centre – Malawi ($159.5K)
Pan American Health Organization –  ($153.2K)


Since January 1, 2021, Direct Relief has delivered 7,019 shipments to 1,497 partner organizations in 52 U.S. states and territories and 68 countries.

These shipments contained 84.6 million defined daily doses of medication valued at $359.1 million (wholesale) and totaling 2.7 million lbs. (1,350 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
Alliance for Medical Outreach & Relief
AltaPointe Health Systems, Inc.
Amistad Community Health Center
Amref Health Africa
Anera
Anson Regional Medical Services , Inc.
Anthony L. Jordan Health Corporation
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 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
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.
Centros Integrados de Servicios de Salud
Chapman University
Charles River Community Health
Charter Oak Health Center
Children in Trouble
Clean Energy Group 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.
Corporación SANOS, Inc.
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
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
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
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