To address shortage of hand sanitizers amid COVID-19 battle in the country, PT. Beiersdorf Indonesia (manufacturer of NIVEA and Hansaplast) converted part of its plant operations in PC Malang to produce hand sanitizers to supply hospitals in dire need of hand sanitizers.
PT. Beiersdorf Indonesia is producing 40,000 bottles of hand sanitizers for COVID-19 referral hospitals, various foundations, partners and own employees. President Director of PT. Beiersdorf Indonesia, Holger Welters, remarks, "We hope to contribute to alleviating some of the burden faced by those fighting in the front line of this health crisis, hence our decision to donate hand sanitizers to hospitals, which struggle with the shortage."
Danone in Indonesia through its two businesses, waters (AQUA,VIT Mizone) and specialized nutrition (medical nutrition, nutrition for pregnant, lactating and growing up milk brands SGM, Bebelac, Nutrilon Royal) announced that the group will donate in total more than IDR 15 Billion (approximately USD 9 million) to fight against the COVID-19 virus in a form of cash and Danone products that will be delivered to number of COVID-19 referral hospitals in Indonesia. Danone Indonesia collaborates with various institutions including non-profit organizations and hospitals to manage its funding.
The cash funding that was donated by Danone Indonesia will be used to purchase medical equipment, safety gears for health workers who are at the frontline of the pandemic control efforts and also food stock medical personnel, underprivileged families, as well as seniors, pregnant women and children in areas which are vulnerable to the spread of COVID-19.
Furthermore, some portion of the budget will also be used to develop corona campaign for kids with the Indonesian Pediatric Society and create Public Services Advertising with the government of Indonesia.
For more: https://aqua.co.id/en/danone-in-indonesia-supports-the-government-of-indonesia-during-covid-19-pandemic-1