Coronavirus: Updates on Amity's work

Since Amity started responding to the international pandemic in March, as of June 15, 2020, Amity Foundation has sent out 791,800 ordinary disposable masks, 36,080 N95 masks, 2,050 KN95 masks, 1,000 goggles, 23 ventilators, 11,120 medical face shields, 60,000 pairs of medical nitrile examination gloves, 5,800 protective suits, 5 high-flow respiratory humidification treatment devices to 20 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and America

June 5:

Since Amity started responding to the international pandemic in March, as of June 4, 2020, Amity Foundation has sent out 760,800 ordinary disposable masks, 36,080 N95 masks, 2,050 KN95 masks, 1,000 goggles, 23 ventilators, 11,120 medical face shields, 60,000 pairs of medical nitrile examination gloves, 5,800 protective suits, 5 high-flow respiratory humidification treatment devices to 18 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and America.

* Follow Amity's Social Media channels for more updates. The numbers listed and updated here are delivered supplies with confirmation of receipt from hospitals and communities. *

For updates from January 24 to end of February see: Coronavirus: Updates on Amity's work (January to February)

March 31 to April 21

Amity is now providing supplies to overseas. The Amity Foundation cooperated with Jinde Charities and provided emergency medical protective supplies to countries heavily affected by the Covid19 epidemic.

A batch of supplies has reached Italy to support local medical institutions, communities and vulnerable groups that are in dire need. The medical staff of a hospital in Viterbo, Lazio, giving thumbs up after receiving protective supplies.

Amity Foundation delivered 1,000 goggles, 23 ventilators, 10,000 N95 medical protective masks, 2,050 KN95 medical protective masks, 150,000 disposable general masks, 5,040 medical face shields, 50,000 pairs of examination gloves to Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia.

Amity staff are packing the medical supplies on 5 April.

The supplies arrived in Indonesia and were received by our Indonesian partner organization COVID-19 Response Team, Indonesia and Yayasan Khay Ming Harapan Bangsa.

Yang Yue, member of the Standing Party of Jiangsu Provincial Party Committee and minister of United Front Work Department of Jiangsu paid a visit to the Amity headquarters and got informed about Amity's Covid19 response.

March 12 to March 31

As confirmed cases in China are continuously decreasing, Amity provides supplies to overseas while continuing to support Hubei Province. The supplies in China were delivered to over 300 hospitals, medical centers, and more than 100 communities and township-level organizations in 14 cities, 1 autonomous prefecture and 3 counties in Hubei and Jiangsu Province. The shipments of supplies to overseas is an ongoing process. We will update the website and continue to provide the latest information on Amity's support for overseas countries, according to confirmed shipments.

On March 25, Amity Foundation cooperated with Jinde Charities to donate emergency medical protective materials (such as surgical masks, protective suits, regular masks, and goggles) to countries with severe epidemics, such as Italy, Spain, and Germany. Among the supplies, Amity supports 500,000 disposable surgical masks.

The sign says: "the greatest healing therapy is LOVE and AMITY".

On March 30, 10,000 masks and 2,000 protective suits were sent from Nanjing to Shanghai and will be shipped to Amity's Philippines partner KAISA.

On March 23, the first shipment from Amity Foundation  - 10,000 surgical masks and 50,000 disposable masks - were loaded and shipped to Shibuya District, Tokyo, Japan, which is the main venue for the Tokyo Olympics. On March 26, the supplies completed customs clearance in Japan. Ms. Kimiyo Matsuzaki, the Chinese-Japanese friendship ambassador hand over the supplies on behalf of Amity on March 27.

A Medical Team from Jiangsu Province working in a hospital of Wuhan, wearing the powered air-purifying respirators donated by Amity.

Guo Yang, a Chinese businessman from Canada, donated RMB 200,000 to Amity Foundation for the purpose to support the families of eight medical workers who gave their lives in fighting the epidemic.

On March 20, a Guarding Angel big cake arrived in Wuhan Children's Hospital for the doctors and young patients. On March 22, the Guarding Angel project officially came to an end. During the 42 days of implementation, the project provided 141,785 meals, 230 cases of tinned milk, 540 small cakes and 7 big cakes for front-line medical workers in 17 cities across the country. 

As of March 29, Amity Foundation has successfully delivered (within China) more than:

  • 477 tons of disinfection supplies (disinfectant, hand sanitizer, etc.),
  • 8 negative pressure isolation ambulance cars,
  • 1,000 sets of powered air-purifying respirators (with accessories),
  • 41,400 protective face shields,
  • 14,000 pairs of goggles,
  • 35,979 coveralls
  • 18,000 isolation gowns,
  • 33,400 KN95 and N95 masks,
  • 470,000 pairs of disposable inspection gloves,
  • 55,000 pairs of shoe covers,
  • 46 humidified high-flow nasal cannula devices,
  • 250 air sterilizers,
  • 23 ventilators,
  • 250 air sterilizers,
  • 50 patient monitors,
  • 60 oximeters,
  • 75 syringe pumps and infusion pumps,
  • 152 sphygmomanometers,
  • 10,000 coronavirus nucleic acid detection reagents,
  • 4,000 bottles of compound iodine cotton swabs,
  • 10,000 virus sampling test tubes,
  • 1,450 medicare kits,
  • 66,000 comfort pants,
  • 1,157 heating blankets,
  • necessities such as 8,400 packages of instant food (instant noodles, instant rice, and instant porridge).

 

March 2 to March 12

As of March 12, Amity Foundation has successfully delivered more than:

  • 470 tons of disinfection supplies (disinfectant, hand sanitizer, etc.),
  • 7 negative pressure isolation ambulance cars,
  • 1,000 sets of powered air-purifying respirators (with accessories),
  • 41,400 protective face shields,
  • 14,000 pairs of goggles,
  • 35,979 coveralls
  • 18,000 isolation gowns,
  • 33,400 KN95 and N95 masks,
  • 470,000 pairs of disposable inspection gloves,
  • 55,000 pairs of shoe covers,
  • 46 humidified high-flow nasal cannula devices,
  • 250 air sterilizers,
  • 23 ventilators,
  • 250 air sterilizers,
  • 50 patient monitors,
  • 60 oximeters,
  • 75 syringe pumps and infusion pumps,
  • 10,000 coronavirus nucleic acid detection reagents,
  • 4,000 bottles of compound iodine cotton swabs,
  • 10,000 virus sampling test tubes,
  • 1,450 medicare kits,
  • 66,000 comfort pants,
  • 1,157 heating blankets,
  • necessities such as 8,400 packages of instant food (instant noodles, instant rice, and instant porridge),

The supplies were delivered to over 300 hospitals, medical centers, and more than 100 communities and township-level organizations in 14 cities, 1 autonomous prefecture and 3 counties in Hubei and Jiangsu Province. Furthermore, Amity prepared supplies to 7 medical aid teams from Jiangsu, before they departed to Hubei Province. The Guarding Angel project, that provides meals for personnel at hospitals affected by the crisis, delivered over 130,000 meals to front-line medical workers.

On Mar 11, Amity delivered five more negative pressure isolation ambulances to Hubei Province, of which, four to the city of Huangshi to No. 4 Hospital, No. 5 Hospital, and Huangshi Maternity and Child Health Care Hospital. The other cars were donated to Yingshan County of Huanggang City.

On Mar 11, 15,400 N95 medical masks (right) were sent from Nanjing to Wuhan and on March 12, 152 sphygmomanometers (left), which monitor blood pressure.

February 24 to March 2

As of March 4, Amity Foundation has delivered more than 470 tons of disinfection supplies (disinfectant, hand sanitizer, etc.), two negative pressure isolation ambulance cars, 1,000 sets of powered air-purifying respirators, 41,400 protective face shields, 12,240 pairs of goggles, 15,979 coveralls, 18,000 isolation gowns, 18,000 KN95 masks, 470,000 pairs of disposable inspection gloves and 15,000 pairs of shoe covers, 46 humidified high-flow nasal cannula devices, 23 ventilators, 270 air sterilizers, 60 oximeters, 50 patient monitors, 75 syringe pumps and infusion pumps, 10,000 coronavirus nucleic acid detection reagents, 4,000 bottles of compound iodine cotton swabs and 10,000 virus sampling test tubes, as well as necessities such as 8,400 packages of instant food (instant noodles, instant rice, and instant porridge), 66,000 comfort pants, and 1,157 heating blankets.

The supplies were delivered to more than 300 hospitals, medical centers, and over 100 communities and township-level organizations in 14 cities in Hubei and Jiangsu Province, 1 autonomous prefecture and 3 counties. Furthermore, Amity prepared supplies to 7 medical aid teams from Jiangsu, before they departed to Hubei Province. The Guarding Angel project, that provides meals for personnel at hospitals affected by the crisis, delivered 120,000 meals to front-line medical workers. Supplies are continuously being transported and distributed.

The Guarding Angel project continues to supply meals for medical workers who work relentlessly to contain the outbreak.

On February 28, two negative pressure ambulance cars were delivered to Huangshi Hospital of Chinese Medicine and Jingzhou Central Hospital. This kind of ambulance lowers the air pressure in the cabin compared to outside through a negative pressure exhaust air purification device. It minimizes the chance of cross-infection between medical staff and patients. The hospital didn't have any negative pressure ambulance cars before.

Amity and partners donated twenty humidified high-flow nasal cannula devices that provides oxygen to patients. The picture shows a doctor from Jingzhou District Hospital of Chinese Medicine with the device.