May 20, 2021 – Henry Schein, Inc. (Melville, NY), in partnership with C.H. Robinson and the C.H. Robinson Foundation, announced its commitment to donate more than 2.5 million personal protective equipment (PPE) and infection control items through Henry Schein Cares, the company’s corporate social responsibility program, to enhance the safety of front-line healthcare workers in Brazil and India as they combat the recent surge in COVID-19 cases.
The donation includes N95 face masks, level 1 face masks, level 2 face masks, coveralls, hand sanitizer, pulse oximeters, isolation gowns, and face shields.
In collaboration with logistics partner C.H. Robinson, Henry Schein will distribute these products to several Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). The NGOs are then planning to redistribute the supplies to health systems and key areas in Brazil and India.
The recipients in India currently include the Baptist Hospital in Bangalore, LNJP Hospital in New Delhi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, Deenanth Mangeshkar Hospital in Pune, Nair Hospital in Mumbai, and the State of Maharashtra. In Brazil, items will be distributed to healthcare workers in Rio de Janeiro and the State of Sergipe.