PAMS HELPS | COVID-19 AID
Perú has one of the biggest COVID-19 outbreaks in Latin America, and the mortality rate per capita is the second- highest in the world. COVID has exposed a vulnerable healthcare system. Although Perú locked down early to stop the coronavirus, its informal economy could not sustain the lockdowns. Seventy percent of Perú’s workforce are informal workers, depending on daily earnings. Now many more people have become unemployed, causing extreme financial hardship.
PAMS responded to COVID aid requests from hospitals, healthcare centers, medical personnel, and communities by providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), oxygen, food, and medications to those with the greatest need.
Read more about what we are doing in our Blog PAMS Blog