India, July 6, 2020: Koura, part of Orbia Advance Corporation S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: ORBIA*), has announced a successful donation delivery of 10,000 medical-grade inhalers to the Government of Maharashtra.
The delivery of these donated inhalers aims to help Indian authorities maintain supplies at a time when critical need and demand has increased globally to mitigate the symptoms of COVID-19.
Patients with or without pre-existing respiratory conditions who have contracted the virus are becoming reliant on pMDIs (pressurised meter dose inhalers), as a vital method for relieving breathing difficulties.
Koura activities are essential in the current fight against the COVID-19 virus. 80per cent of the world’s medical-grade inhalers used daily by 100 million people for asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is powered by the propellant gas manufactured by Koura.
As part of a purpose-driven community of businesses, Koura is helping to advance life around the world and help tackle pressing global challenges and this donation is part of a wider effort by Orbia in seeking to contribute to the efforts being made by authorities to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic through providing essential support and solutions.