- Training healthcare workers in infectious disease control measures and protocols.
- procurement of medical protective equipment, such as isolation gowns and gloves, in addition to sterilization and disinfection supplies;
- Procurement of medical thermometers and supplying local laboratories with the necessary equipment, hardware, and consumables;
- Broadcasting key messages to raise awareness of the adverse risks of the pandemic and the ways to prevent its spread and mitigate its overall effects.
KAAP implemented a successful project in 2015 to combat the Ebola epidemic in West African countries (Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Mali). The project has made significant contributions and provided necessary support to over 426,000 persons thus far.
The King Abdullah International Foundation for Humanitarian Activities (KAHF) was established by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz – may Allah have mercy on his soul. KAHF supervises a number of programs and projects around the world, including the King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Philanthropic Program (KAAP), which is being implemented by the Islamic Development Bank in more than 16 countries, namely Indonesia, Niger, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Somalia, West African Countries, Sudan and others, with a focus on education, socio-economic development, and health care.