Rx Response is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization created to help ensure that during disasters patients can access the medicines they need. As a proven information-sharing and problem-solving coalition,
Rx Response helps public and private sector stakeholders across the entire bio-pharmaceutical supply chain prepare for and maintain operations during disasters.
Getting the right medicines to the right places when they are needed most is an essential task. This task becomes more complicated during disasters and requires seamless coordination between entities that may not have frequent contact with one another. As the only non-profit organization solely dedicated to fostering a disaster-resilient bio-pharmaceutical supply chain, Rx Response provides this critical coordination. Demonstrated success over the last seven years has earned Rx Response the trust of the private sector supply chain and government officials, enabling fast, effective collaboration.
Rx Response’s public-private coalition includes companies involved in the manufacturing, distribution and dispensing of bio-pharmaceutical medicines; state and federal government agencies responsible for emergency management and public health; and disaster response non-profits, such as the American Red Cross.
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