Engro donates 14000 medical-grade scrubs to Patients’ Aid Foundation

KARACHI - As part of the PKR 1 billion Hussain Dawood Pledge, Engro Foundation – the social investment arm of Engro Corporation - has committed financial assistance to Patients’ Aid Foundation, JPMC, for the procurement of 14000 medical grade scrubs to protect medical staff against the rising incidence of COVID-19 in Karachi.
According to Sindh Health Department figures, the COVID-19 positivity rate in Karachi has climbed significantly in recent weeks and reached double digit figures, causing a surge in the number of hospitalizations in medical facilities. Under the MoU, Patients’ Aid Foundation will utilize the 14,000 medical scrubs for the JPMC medical staff, who remain highly exposed to the infectious Omicron variant of COVID-19. Under the Hussain Dawood Pledge, PKR 498 million have already been allocated to different initiatives across Pakistan. Earlier, Engro Foundation had collaborated with the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and provincial governments to donate 459,000 units of personal protective equipment (PPE) worth PKR 100 million for frontline healthcare practitioners.

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