Aware of its responsibilities and vocation in the area of Humanitarian Aid, AMI does not give up and, in view of the growing requests for support to prevent and combat the spread of Covid-19, it therefore continues to strengthen its activities, from Portugal to Mozambique, passing through Sri Lanka and Guinea-Bissau.
Covid-19: AMI maintains full support for its beneficiaries in Portugal
Published 17 March 2020
At this particularly difficult time for everyone, it is imperative that the effort to preserve human life is collective.
AMI continues to ensure all essential services in its equipment and social responses in Portugal, namely 9 Porta Amiga Centers, 2 Night Shelters, 2 Street Teams and 1 Home Support Service, in parallel with the implementation of clear and effective contingency measures necessary for the defense and protection of the health of its beneficiaries and employees.
On the other hand, it has already made available to the national health structure the means at its disposal to reinforce the hospital response and is gathering partners to reinforce support to beneficiaries who are part of the risk groups in the current scenario.
The safety of all and the contribution to contain the spread of Covid-19 in Portugal is a primary concern of AMI. It is a matter of public health, of civility and solidarity.
AMI donates € 20,000 in material to the Santa Maria Hospital
Published 31 March 2020
In response to an appeal from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon, AMI made a €20,000 donation for the purchase of alcohol and personal protective equipment (PPEs) to the Hospital de Santa Maria, in Lisbon.
AMI intends in this way to contribute to the fight against Covid-19 in Portugal.
Covid-19: AMI helps strengthen the hospital response in Portugal
Published 18 March 2020
In order to contribute to the reinforcement of the hospital response in Portugal, AMI will yield and set up two tents at the Hospital of Setúbal to screen suspected / infected users with Covid-19.