Biltema Foundation is donating 1 million euro to Doctors Without Borders (MSF). The funds will immediately be used for the medical treatment activities in the most affected areas of West Africa.
Biltema Foundation joining the request from United Nations and the large international aid organisations in a coordinated response towards these urgent needs by contributing financial resources to the combat against the further spreading of Ebola. The crisis is substantial and requires immediate support. The fear is that this highly contagious virus will spread to many other countries. Many families are already suffering from this tragedy.
The donation goes to Doctors Without Borders. They are already on the ground doing a great effort in the most exposed geographical areas of Africa. They have treated many patients successfully. Our wish is to support the continued work and the increased efforts that will be required to limit the further spreading of Ebola to other countries.
Biltema Foundation is donating 1 million euro to Doctors Without Borders, who has been present from the very beginning in the most exposed areas with medical doctors, nurses and other support staff. The funds will be used for medical supplies and other preventive measures.
“Biltema Foundation has already participated with timely support in different countries when they have suffered from catastrophes, like one year ago when the Philippines was hit by a serious nature catastrophe. Biltema Foundation is also supporting many other aid projects in other countries than those affected by Ebola. We will do our utmost to help as many people as possible to combat Ebola." - Sten-Åke Lindholm, founder & chairman of Biltema Foundation
For more information about the support activities please contact Tommy Fredriksen - firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone number + 41 791730427
MSF and Ebola
MSF is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, exclusion from health care and natural disasters. MSF offers assistance to people based on need and irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation. In West Africa, the organisation runs five Ebola management centres providing a total of 502 hospital beds in isolation. More than 435 tonnes of supplies have been shipped to the affected countries since March.
The Biltema Foundation already collaborated with MSF in the field of Emergency Relief when the typhoon Hayian struck the Philippines in November 2013. Read more...