Medical and health
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Toyola Energy Limited is a company that operates in Ghana. It produces and distributes energy efficient charcoal stoves and solar lanterns for domestic users in the urban and rural parts of Ghana. Toyola entrepreneurs Suraj Wahab and Ernest Kyei – two artisans - have implemented an innovative...
Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) is a Los Angeles-based anti-human trafficking organization which helps rehabilitate survivors of human trafficking, raises awareness, and affects legislation and public policy surrounding human trafficking through legal, social, and advocacy...
Vaatsalya is a for-profit chain of hospitals and clinics which aims to provide quality healthcare to semi-urban and rural areas and was started by doctors-turned-entrepreneurs Ashwin Naik and Veerendra Hiremath in 2005.
Pfizer's Global Health Fellows Programme - an established and comprehensive cross-border service initiative
Pfizer’s Global Health Fellows Program (GHF) is an international corporate volunteer program that places Pfizer colleagues in three to six month assignments with international development organizations designed to address global health issues and improve care for underserved populations.
Becton, Dickinson and Company(BD) launches cross-border volunteer programme to improve medical services in Ghana and Zambia
BD's launched a cross-border volunteer programme in 2005 in partnership with the Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) and Direct Relief International.
“Eco Farm Mavrović” Ltd. is a small enterprise settled in one of most war affected areas in Croatia that started with a clear vision to change public perception of health through organic food production and consumption. Eco Farm Mavrović is an organic grain and animal farm.
The L’OCCITANE Foundation has lent its support to Helen Keller International’s ChildSight program, helping improve the eyesight and academic potential of economically disadvantaged children in the U.S.
ORBIS, an international NGO fighting against avoidable blindness in developing countries, is working with the L'Occitane Foundation to establish an opthalmology unit in Bangladesh. The unit will be established in an urban hospital and will have three satellite centres which will provide eye...
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.