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Ebola Outbreak: Six Nonprofits Team Up to Fill a 737 with 15,000 Pounds of Medical Supplies
Date:8/25/2014

ling to donate their time and efforts." 

The Direct Relief materials on the emergency flight were specifically requested by the Liberian Ministry of Health, which has assembled a national task force to ensure coordination in responding to the crisis. To date, Direct Relief has sent more than $620,000 (wholesale) in medical aid to health workers on the frontlines of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia and Sierra Leone. The donations include products from 3M, Actavis Pharma, Inc., Ansell Healthcare, Basic Medical, Baxter International, Inc., BD, Cera Products, Inc., Covidien, Henry Schein, Inc., Kimberly-Clark, McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Merck & Co., Inc., Mylan Laboratories, Inc., Nephron Pharmaceuticals, Omron Healthcare, Inc., Pfizer, Prestige Brands, Pro2 Solutions, Inc., Sappo Hill, and Teva. Additionally, FedEx has provided assistance with ground transportation.

About Direct Relief
Direct Relief is a leading medical relief organization, active in all 50 states and in 70 countries. The organization has top charity ratings, including a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, and a 100% fundraising efficiency rating from Forbes magazine. For more information visit www.DirectRelief.org

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