USAID Supported SAMRIDH Offers $ 27 Million Funding For COVID Crisis, Health News, ET HealthWorld
This fund will be available to support solutions aligned with national health priorities, such as oxygen delivery systems, cold chain storage for vaccines, supply chain management for commodities. pharmaceuticals, health worker training and other interventions in facilities and communities, and can be rapidly scaled up to address COVID-19 and the ensuing health crisis.
SAMRIDH works in technical collaboration with leading institutions, such as the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi, the Senior Scientific Advisor to the Government of India, the National Health Authority and NATHEALTH, mobilizing financial support for healthcare companies and innovators to support the scale-up of market-based health solutions.
SAMRIDH is led and implemented by a technical assistance unit, managed by IPE Global.
Receiving this huge funding for SAMRIDH, Ashwajit Singh, Managing Director of IPE Global, said, âWe welcome the additional support from USAID to SAMRIDH at this point as health systems in India need reinforcements. urgently needed, to respond to the rapidly emerging implications of COVID-19. This assistance will allow us to support the scale-up and deployment of life-saving health solutions. With our continued engagement with USAID, we envision building resilient and inclusive health systems in India, ensuring access to timely, affordable and quality health services for all â.