CHENNAI, JUN 1
FedEx Epress a subsidiary of FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX) has joined with the United Way of Mumbai in India, a non-profit organization,and donatedmonthly medical supplies for more than300 healthcare workersat government hospitals in Maharashtra.
The supplies include PPE kits, Nitrile gloves and three-ply face masks. Similarly, FedEx is working withthe SAME Foundation in South Africa and hasdonated three electronic beds that can be used for patients with acute respiratory issues, in addition to providing PPE kitsto medical facilities across the country.
In the UAE, FedExhas provided logistics support to distribute protective headbands from a grassroots community group to more than1,100 healthcare workers across Dubai, said company sources.
Company sources added that FedEx Express committed to donatecritical medical supplies, including Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and face masks to health care workers and first responders working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemicin local communities across the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa(MEISA) region. The donation comes amidst continued high demand for PPE as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves.