To help combat the novel coronavirus pandemic in the country, specialty
chemicals company LANXESS today donated six ventilators worth over INR 1 crore to Kaushalya Medical Foundation Trust Hospital and Bethany Hospital in Thane. Both hospitals have been provided with three
ventilators each. The donation was done as part of the company’s CSR initiative for 2020-2021.
The hospitals, located in Thane will use these ventilators for treatment of patients from neighboring areas. LANXESS India has undertaken various initiatives with regards to minimizing the impact of COVID-19. This includes financial support of INR 2 crore to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES) and donation of relief material worth INR 30 lakhs to local authorities in the states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat.
Dr. Sameep Sohoni Kaushalya Medical Foundation Trust Hospital added that , “We are grateful to LANXESS India for donating these ventilators to us as it is the most important equipment which is required in the management of Covid patients in ICU and who have low oxygen levels. We thank the management of LANXESS India for this support and are sure that this donation would help us save more lives and will also give a moral boost to our team that has been working tirelessly for Covid patients for the past 5 months.”
LANXESS helped in reducing cross contamination of coronavirus by donating 1 tonne of its highly effective surface disinfectant to the BMC and TMC through the Government of Maharashtra relief co-ordination center.