Dubai, UAE – Philips Foundation, which aims to provide access to quality healthcare for disadvantaged communities, has teamed up with Philips Lebanon to donate oxygen concentrators and ventilators through Lebanese NGO, SESOBEL, to urgently improve access to oxygen and ICU ventilation in Lebanon.
Lebanon has been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, seeing a significant shortage of critical medical devices in the country. As a solution, the Philips Foundation and Philips Lebanon are teaming up to donate critically needed oxygen concentrators and ventilators through Lebanese NGO SESOBEL. The aim is to help fulfill the urgent need to better equip healthcare professionals and hospitals within Lebanon, and for patients in need to have better access to treatment.
In addition to the donation, Philips will also provide training to healthcare professionals operating the equipment.