Pharmacies and drug stores are first-points-of-care for over 70% of the population of Bangladesh. Ensuring they are equipped with access to knowledge, information and PPE is crucial to tackling COVID-19 in rural communities.
TRANSFORM helped Jeeon to provide COVID-19-specific support to pharmacies and other Informal Healthcare Providers (IHPs) during the pandemic, enabling them to become effective first-responders in their communities.
The impact enterprise
Jeeon upgrades neighbourhood micro-pharmacies into quality primary health providers using technology, training and formal sector connections.
Project SafeResponse: pivoting Jeeon’s core operations towards COVID-19 support, in order to meet the urgent needs of pharmacies and their communities during the pandemic.
Online Certification course for pharmacies
approved by WHO to train pharmacies around COVID-19 and how to respond
PPE procurement and distribution
including high-quality masks and gloves, distributed to vulnerable IHPs nationwide
Up-to-date information and behaviour change tools
accessed via a Facebook group and information repository
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