Given IVU’s longstanding partnership with medical providers and nonprofit organizations in India, we’re deeply concerned about the country’s medical capacity as it struggles to battle COVID-19. Fortunately, those of us in high-income countries are in a remarkable position to help.

Several physicians within the United States with Indian roots have teamed up to send low-cost oxygen concentrators from Philadelphia to a government hospital in Delhi, Lok Nayak Hospital. Publicly funded hospitals, like this one, have been hit the hardest by this crisis.

We encourage you to read about this initiative and contribute what you can, whether that be a donation or amplifying this important cause through your social networks.