In Home Healthcare, Air Liquide takes care of patients with chronic conditions, such as respiratory diseases and diabetes. Working with healthcare professionals and caregivers, we are committed to improving patients’ quality of life by raising disease awareness, educating and empowering patients, identifying the outcomes that matter most to them, and personalizing services to their conditions and lifestyles.
Promoting customized care pathways through a combination of personal support from our teams (technicians, nurses) and digital tools, in order to improve the adherence to treatment and quality of life of patients with chronic diseases.
Medical oxygen is critical for notably treating pneumonia, which claims the lives of more than 800,000 children under five years old every year in the world1. Yet wide gaps in access remain in most low- and middle-income countries. To help reduce child mortality, Air Liquide is expanding its partnerships with NGOs2 to provide medical oxygen across those countries and open up access to their inhabitants.
Equipping with oxygen primary care facilities in villages and bringing our expertise to support local communities.
Expanding partnerships with NGOs.
Access Oxygen: Facilitating access to medical oxygen in Senegal
In Senegal, Air Liquide has equipped and trained more than 80 rural health posts and centers to administer much-needed medical oxygen to patients with acute respiratory diseases. Supported by the Senegalese Ministry of Health and UNICEF, Air Liquide’s Access Oxygen solution is now available to a population of around 900,000 inhabitants.
1. WHO Maternal Child Epidemiology Estimation (WHO-MCEE) 2018.
2. Non-governmental organizations.