Hospitals face shortages of oxygen, beds, essential supplies and trained human resources, have reached capacity and are turning patients away in many cities.
Urgent need for vaccines and essential lifesaving commodities, including oxygen, critical care medicines and supplies, testing kits, PPE and temporary hospitals.
Stop on flights will impact the ability to import essential commodities.
Insufficient capacity to screen, test and monitor inflow of returnee migrants from India at land border points of entry before they travel back to their villages.
Current messaging around self-care and caring for loved ones is generic and ineffective. Contextualized, locally relevant messages are critically needed.