SAJIDA Foundation and Renata Ltd, successor to Pfizer Inc. in Bangladesh, are working combat the COVID_19 in collaboration with the Directorate General of Health Services. SAJIDA has already reached 516,534 people through it’s different initiatives.
The foundation turned its Narayanganj hospital into an Isolation and ICU Center to treat COVID-19 patients, one of the first hospital from the private sector. With the support from Renata Ltd. has already distributed about 9000 Personal Protective Equipment units or PPEs.
SAJIDA’s till date has distributed food and hygiene packages to more than 10,000 people among poor urban households in the slums and streets of Bangladesh.
SAJIDA Foundation is aggressively engaged in educating communities on COVID-19, installed more than 400 locally designed hand washing stations, ramping up to another 800 stations or more in the coming weeks. It has also distributed close to 300 trash cans to the vulnerable Ready Made Garment Factories as well.
SAJIDA’s has launched awareness initiatives for the elderly, chronically ill, special needs children and trying to address mental health through tele counseling. It is also working with BRAC and Kaan Petey Roi to establish a Nationwide Counseling Hotline for people from all walks of life.
It has reached more than 120,000 people through phone calls. SAJIDA has also set up a 24/7 hotline for doctor consultation. SAJIDA Foundation and Renata Ltd. will marshal all their resources to fight this pandemic in Bangladesh.
to the best of it’s abilities and reach 1 million people in the coming months. However, we also greatly welcome and seek your assistance, financial or in goods and kind, to better serve our people and nation in this global catastrophe. We appeal to you to visit our website (www. sajida.org) for regular updates of our initiatives.