Navigation Links
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of its Child Health CSR Programme in Kenya
Date:7/23/2013

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Glenmark, the leading research-driven, global, integrated pharmaceutical company has announced the launch of its Child Health Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Programme in Kenya. The occasion was graced by Hon.  Kenneth Okoth  - Member of Parliament - Kibera Constituency, Jessica Mbochi, Division of Nutrition, Ministry of Health, Government of Kenya, Dr Grace Irimu, Sr. Lecturer, University of Nairobi and Pediatrician, Kenyatta National Hospital along with officials  from Glenmark Pharmaceuticals and local grassroots NGO - Carolina for Kibera.

     (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629889 )

     (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130626/625083)

Through this programme, Glenmark shall endeavour to make a difference in the lives of underprivileged women and children in Kibera area of Nairobi by addressing issues like Malnutrition, Hygiene and Sanitation. The Child Health project is guided by Glenmark's global philosophy of 'Enriching lives to create a Healthier and Happier World.'  For this Project, Glenmark has tied-up with   Carolina for Kibera, an organization focused on participatory grassroots development. Glenmark also announced the inauguration of Nutrition Education Centre in Gatwekera village of Kibera formed with an objective of recovering Severe Acute Malnourished (SAM) children and educating the local community about the issue of Malnutrition.

Speaking on the occasion, Ken Okoth, Member of Parliament Kibera constituency: "Malnutrition is a major concern in Kibera and I am delighted with this community initiative to address nutritional needs of young children. It's only with concentrated efforts that we can make a difference."

P Chinnappa Reddy, Senior Vice President and Head of Glenmark's Africa, Russia/CIS and Asia operations said "Glenmark is proud of its wonderful association with the Republic of Kenya. We have a long history which dates back to over 20 years; having established our operations in Nairobi way back in 1991.The Child Health Project is an endeavour to demonstrate our commitment to Kenya. We are confident that with the support of the Government of Kenya and the local population, Glenmark's Child Health project in Kibera, Nairobi will set transformation benchmarks in the years to come."

The thrust of this project will be to provide adequate nutrition, complete vaccination and ensuring proper sanitation practices.

Hillary Omala, Executive Director at Carolina for Kibera commented "I am grateful to Glenmark Pharmaceuticals for partnering with us in our mission of reducing malnutrition in the Kibera community."

About Glenmark

http://www.glenmarkpharma.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Glenmarks Consolidated Revenue Increases by 18.9% to Rs. 12551.9 Mn for Q2 FY12-13
2. Vorsitzender & Managing Director von Glenmark Pharma - Herr Glenn Saldanha - erhielt Preis des Schweizer Botschafters für außergewöhnliche Innovation
3. Glenmarks Consolidated Revenue Increases by 33.96% to Rs. 13812.59 Million for Q3 FY 12-13
4. Savient Pharmaceuticals to Hold First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call on Wednesday, May 9, 2012
5. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Deutsche Bank 37th Annual Healthcare Conference
6. Nouveau Life Pharmaceuticals (HRID) Contracts with U.S. Manufacturer to Produce New Female Supplement
7. BioElectronics Survey Indicates a Five-Fold Superior Pain Relief Compared to OTC Pharmaceuticals
8. Icahn Issues Statement Regarding Amylin Pharmaceuticals
9. Almost 50 Percent of the Glaucoma Patient Population Remains Untreated, Signifying a Vast Market for Glaucoma Pharmaceuticals, Finds Frost & Sullivan
10. Omthera Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Phase 3 EVOLVE Study
11. Onyx Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Advisory Committee to Review Carfilzomib for the Treatment of Patients with Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/2/2017)... Labs announces the European launch of their new low volume, high ... in Cambridge, U.K on October 4th. The ... with unprecedented speed and sensitivity while using far less sample volume ... ... ...
(Date:9/28/2017)... 2017 Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC), will ... and webcast on Friday, November 3, 2017, beginning at ... at approximately 8:30 a.m. (CDT) / 9:30 a.m. (EDT). ... financial performance and guidance for 2018, Hill-Rom executives will ... operational performance, and long-range financial outlook through 2020. ...
(Date:9/27/2017)... 27, 2017  Commended for their devotion to personalized service, ... as number one in the South Florida Business Journal,s 50 ... 5000 yearly list, the national specialty pharmacy has found its ... will soon be honored by SFBJ as the 2017 ... Set to receive his award in October, Bardisa said ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The International Association ... standards of excellence for the field of eating disorders, announces the opening of ... 2018 in Orlando, Florida at the Omni Resort at ChampionsGate. , ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... Hannah Randall, PharmD ‘17, and Jennifer Huggins, PharmD ’17, along with clinical ... the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases during the 15th Annual Women’s Health ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Apple Rehab Shelton ... staged a mock evacuation of the facility as part of a disaster drill on ... Echo Hose EMS and Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well as the Connecticut ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... RIDGE, N.J. (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... annual Holly Day Market. Featuring a collection of specialty vendors and unique items from ... of personalized and quality-focused health and wellness services offered by the VNA. The ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th Annual Kids Fun Run brought out ... free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, Jon Letko, is aimed at getting ... children of all ages; it is a non-competitive, non-timed event, which is all about ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):