SFEE and its member companies donate medical supplies and consumable items in the fight against COVID-19

Athens, April 30, 2020. – A significant donation of personal protective items has been made by SFEE and its member companies for the protection of healthcare professionals working in public hospitals in their fight against COVID-19. They aimed to help the collective effort of supporting the National Health System by offering medical supplies and consumable items worth approximately 238.000 euros to the Ministry of Health.

For this purpose, SFEE and its member companies proceeded with the purchase of immediate priority items:

  • 220,077 surgical masks,
  • 2,146 full-body protective suits,
  • 3,168 special glasses,
  • 54,574 shoe covers and
  • 44 boxes of gloves (each containing 1.000 pairs).

The member companies that contributed to the donation together with the Association are (in alphabetical order): Amgen, Anabiosis, Angelini, Astellas, Bayer, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Galenica, Genesis Pharma, Gilead, Janssen, Lundbeck, Merck, Pharmaserve-Lilly, Pfizer, Recordati, Sobi, Takeda και UCB.

The Hellenic Association of Pharmaceutical Companies, as a responsible social partner, supports the National Health System as well as the Health Professionals in their daily fight on the front lines against COVID-19.