Standing Strong. Caring For Life

Covid 19

Cipla Foundation is working with government, public health institutions, local administration, healthcare workers and vulnerable patients in India and South Africa

Our Key Covid Relief Initiatives

Supported set up of Maharashtra's only Covid Isolation ward

BJ Wadia Children's Hospital, Mumbai

Cipla Palliative Care & Training Centre, Pune continues to serve

In-patient, OPD and Homecare services being offered

Advancing testing with support to laboratories

JJ Hospital, Mumbai

Purpose-built containers for Covid testing in high-risk communities

In partnership with Department of Health, South Africa

Safeguarding frontline health workers

Providing masks, gloves and Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs)

Continuing care for chronic patients

Medicines reaching remote locations in India & South Africa

Humanitarian support to communities

Essential supplies, ration kits & meals to migrant workers, truckers and families in need

Building Capacity To Respond

Connecting doctors and healthcare workers to online knowledge network on Covid19

1,17,000+ masks & face shields

distributed amongst frontline workers & communities

Over 7900 PPEs

handed over to healthcare professionals

720+ litres of sanitizers

distributed in communities, healthcare and administrative facilities

6500+ gloves

benefitted doctors, staff and other frontline workers

8600+ dry rations kits & food packets

distributed to migrant workers, communities & truckers

Read about our state wise Covid relief efforts

Maharastra | Madhya Pradesh | Karnataka | Goa | Himachal Pradesh | Sikkim


Cipla Palliative Care & Training Centre, Pune
continues to care for patients and their families in Covid times

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Partnering with Government

Supporting the government's healthcare initiatives to mitigate impact of the pandemic

Advancing Testing

Supporting JJ Hospital Mumbai’s 24/7 Covid Testing Laboratory with testing kits. The facility was made operational on 28 March 2020

17,200+ tests completed

Safeguarding Frontline Health workers

Supporting public health and charitable hospitals with safety gear for doctors and paramedics

6500+ Gloves

117200+ Masks

7900+ PPE kit

Deploying Purpose-built Containers

In South Africa, in partnership with the Western Cape Department of Health, the foundation deployed low-cost, purpose-built COVID-19 screening and testing units at Government clinics.

6 Containerized Units were deployed in the Overberg districts of Hermanus, Grabouw, and Caledon

Building Capacity To Respond

Connecting doctors and healthcare workers to AIIMS & ICMR led online knowledge network on Covid19 through ECHO India.

Over 22,800 health workers trained through 60+ sessions

In South Africa, we have launched a KardioMD Telehealth App in partnership with BrandMed and Momentum Health Solutions to virtually connect patients with their healthcare practitioners.

Partnering with Local Administration

Coming together with the local administration to safeguard and support frontline workforce

Maharashtra's only Pediatric Covid Isolation Ward

In partnership with Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) we have set up Maharashtra's only Pediatric Covid Isolation Ward at BJ Wadia Children Hospital, Mumbai – the country’s largest charitable hospital for children

270+ children & 85+ infants and their mothers have benefitted so far.

Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM)

Provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to safeguard frontline health workers in Municipal Hospitals

Nair Hospital, Mumbai | Kalwa Hospital, Mumbai KEM Hospital, Mumbai | Sion Hospital Mumbai

Protecting Frontline Workforce

Supporting district hospitals, law and order departments and municipal bodies with safety gear for their frontline work force

Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs)  | Masks | Gloves | Sanitizers

Working With Village Panchayats

Supporting communities living in remote locations with basic essentials in Covid times

Ration  |  Food  |  Hygiene supplies

Supporting NGO Partners & Community Organizations

Partnering with organizations on the ground to serve patients and communities in need

Continuing Primary Healthcare Services

Existing Sha’p Left Nurse Surgeries, through an Enterprise Development Model, have been continuously providing services to local communities.

Providing much needed primary healthcare services during this period to ease the burden on government facilities

Continuing care for chronic patients

In partnership with HelpAge India, the Mobile Healthcare units are reaching remote locations with medicines for patients with chronic conditions

Operational in Patalganga | Baddi | Kurkumbh | Indore

Accelerating Chronic Medicine Dispensing

In South Africa, the Central Chronic Medicine Dispensing and Distribution units (CCMDD) are distributing

chronic medicines to stable patients.

The pick-up-points help

decongest overcrowded state facilities,

especially during this period.

Continuing Care For Thalassemia Patients

In partnership with health organizations, we are continuing to extend critical care for Thalassemia patients amidst COVID19.

Under stringent safety measures, through blood donation & transfusions, together we stand strong to bring comfort for critically ill patients & their families.

Ajuga – Early Childhood Development Centres

The ECD centers continue to provide care and comfort to children from communities in South Africa. In Covid times, the Foundation in South Africa is providing –

Food Supplies For Children & Families

E-learning material in partnership with UNICEF

Food vouchers to the teaching staff and their families during this period

Safety equipment & essential items in remote communities

Distributed PPEs, gloves and masks to community healthcare facilities and handed over ration in villages through MannDeshi Foundation in Satara district

Humanitarian efforts towards communities in need

In this most difficult time, we continue to stand by communities near Cipla units and depots across India

Extending Supporting to migrant workers

Ration kits with essential items were distributed in communities for the ones most affected.

2100+ kits distributed

Supplying food packets for truck drivers

Providing food packets and cafeteria meals for truck drivers who supply essential medicines and critical items to various Cipla Units.

Over 640 drivers benefitted

Marking 23 years of care, comfort & compassion at Cipla Palliative Care & Training Centre, Pune

The pandemic has changed our world but we continue to care with the same spirit. Watch this 3-minute film on the Centre made just days before Covid