How can your company help fight COVID-19 in Colombia?
Depending on the specific intervention, private sector assistance could take the form of:
- Expertise and skill sets (e.g., supply chain, data analytics, marketing/communications, technology and innovation)
- Use of company assets (e.g., locations for vaccinations, equipment)
- Collaboration with and/or funding of local or international organizations undertaking COVID response programs
- Provision of funding or donated items to government entities
Increasing Vaccine Access & Delivery
Logistics, Warehousing, and Infrastructure
- Support outsourcing of, or provide donations for, dry storage and temperature monitoring capabilities and devices in remote/rural areas
- Provide vaccine readiness expertise and best practices to local partners
Vaccine Distribution, Planning, and Sites of Delivery
- Assist the Ministry of Health and regional entities with feasibility and planning to expand vaccine deployment in private pharmacies/settings
Data and Monitoring
- Provide IT infrastructure, devices, and/or equipment to improve data management capabilities
- Provide expertise on data collection and analytics in remote/rural areas
- Support national surveillance measures to detect and address the spread of COVID-19, especially across borders
Expanding Availability of Tests, Therapeutics, and/or Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Supply Availability and Logistics
- Support increase of testing measures at border-crossings
- Provide technical assistance with, and/or procurement of, testing kits, PPE, case management equipment, and other equipment to support test, tracking, and isolation measures
- Provide expertise on best practices and guidelines for quality improvement and protocols for case management, PPE, and device use
For Colombia-specific questions, or to coordinate assistance, please contact the USAID/Colombia Mission: Alejandro Díaz at firstname.lastname@example.org and please copy the COVID-19 Taskforce Private Sector Engagement team in Washington, DC at email@example.com.
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