Acer Donates Oxygen Concentrators to help India fight COVID-19 crisis

Bengaluru, 10th May 2021: Acer, one of the leading global technology brands, today announced that it is donating oxygen concentrators help India fight the COVID-19 crisis. Leveraging its global presence, the company is procuring oxygen concentrators for India at this time of need and the first batch of oxygen concentrators has arrived in the country for immediate distribution.

Commenting about the contribution, Mr. Harish Kohli, President & MD, Acer India, said, “While the doctors and hospitals are doing everything, they can save precious lives, the country also needs an immediate and coordinated response from every corporate to render whatever help they can. As a company who has been in India for over two decades it is our responsibility to come to the need of the nation at a time like this. We hope the oxygen concentrators supplied by Acer will go in some way to help provide this life-saving treatment to critical COVID-19 patients.”

Apart from this Acer India has also contributed oxygen cylinders to NGOs who run COVID-19 healthcare centres including all the expenses for continuous re-filling of the cylinders which has enabled them to save lives.

“COVID-19 is still spreading around the world, and India has faced severe medical supply shortages in this latest wave of the pandemic,” said Andrew Hou, President of Pan-Asia Pacific Regional Operations, Acer. “As one the world’s top ICT companies, we are quickly mobilizing our resources across the world to help those in need in India, starting with oxygen concentrators for medical use.”

COVID-19 has affected all humanity, with medical experts continuing to develop new vaccines and medicines to help mitigate the situation. The latest effort is in addition to the company’s commitment in helping people stay connected during this time through technology.

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