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GSK Charitable Support Valued at $564 Million in 2007
Date:3/19/2008

h year of GSK's

involvement working with the World Health Organization and other

partners aims to eliminate LF by 2020.

-- $31 million of humanitarian product donations for the most impoverished

communities and international relief efforts, including the cyclone in

Bangladesh and floods in Mexico. GSK provides significant quantities of

essential quality medicines through a proven crisis response process.

-- $388 million provided via Patient Assistance Programs (PAP) for low

income patients in the USA. GSK provides $1 million in medicines per

day to patients who cannot afford to pay for their prescriptions. These

include products that are able to be used in an outpatient setting

across all therapeutic areas, such as: respiratory, psychiatric,

neurology, metabolic, CV.

Cash donations of $82 million delivered through partnerships with hundreds of charitable organizations.

-- Over $41 million was directed to global and local health programs.

With GSK funding the Malaria Consortium is delivering 'Mobilizing for

Malaria', a program to increase awareness and mobilize resources for

this killer disease. In its 15th year, GSK's Positive Action for HIV

and AIDS delivered effective education, prevention and health care

services in 19 countries. GSK's PHASE (Personal Hygiene And Sanitation

Education) program continues to grow now reaching half a million

school children in 12 countries, helping to prevent diarrhoeal diseases

through better hand-washing.

-- Donations of almost $23 million supported education programs,

including science education and literacy. Through Crest Star

Investigators school children will have access to engaging science

activities at their UK after-school clubs. The target is to reach 5,000

schools and 55,000 children by 2
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