Medical and health
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On October 8, 2005, an earthquake of magnitude 7.6 on the Richter scale struck the north of Pakistan, causing over 73,000 deaths and nearly 3.5 million homeless. Sanofi-aventis reacted by donating medicine for emergency kits sent by TULIPE (Emergency Transfers from the Pharmaceutical Industry),...
Handicap International and Sanofi -aventis develop a programme to fight diabetes in developing countries
In 2006, Sanofi-Aventis launched pilot programs to help improve diabetes disease management in developing countries, in conjunction with the NGO Handicap International, Sante Diabete Mali and other local NGOs in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
The French NGO Handicap, Rêve, et Liberté (Disability, Dreams and Freedom) has been assisting people with disabilities in Morocco since 2005, by sending equipment for the use of people with disabilities, setting up workshops to repair the equipment, and by training health workers and people with...
After the WenChuan Earthquake in May 2008, Sanofi-Aventis was among the first companies to donate 15 million RMB (1 million euros) to China’s Ministry of Health, as well as medicines valued at 500,000 RMB to local Sichuan Ministry of Health.
This video was shot in Hyderabad for LifeSpring Hospital and introduces the mission and beliefs of the hospital.
Optical Express and Glasgow the Caring City working together to improve visual health in marginalized communities
Glasgow the Caring City and Optical Express, one of the UK's leading opticians, have come together to form a unique partners which values visual health as a route out of poverty.
Abbott and Direct Relief International (DRI) have worked together to expand pre-positioning of supplies closer to those who need them—helping to stockpile supplies first in relief organization warehouses, then in free clinics, and now for local relief partners in high-risk regions of the world.
Transporting the sick and injured to private or government hospitals in ambulances-- 1298 Ambulance service in India
1298 is the first private ambulance company in India that provides service for all, regardless of income, and is one of just three organized operators in the country.
LifeSpring Hospitals' low-cost and high-quality maternity services in India have captured 48% of the baby delivery market
LifeSpring Hospitals Pvt. Ltd tries to bridge the yawning gap between the substandard maternity services offered by underfunded public hospitals on the one hand and the expensive services available in private hospitals on the other.
LifeSpring Hospitals, a privately owned company, is increasing access to maternal health care for low-income Indian women in partnership with Business Call to Action, a global initiative that works to motivate businesses to design responsible investments that help to achieve the Millennium...