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Purdue Pharmaceuticals Donates Medical Supplies to Protect Poor Children From Infection
Date:8/4/2011

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma, L.P., a privately held pharmaceutical company, donates vital medical antiseptic to Children International, a U.S.-based humanitarian organization that helps poor children around the world.

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Purdue Pharma, L.P. has donated one freight container of Betadine® Microbicides solution which is used in the home as a cleanser to prevent skin infections from minor cuts and burns, as well as a pre-surgical cleanser in hospitals.  

The antiseptic is helpful in developing countries where Children International   works in which good hygienic conditions are difficult to maintain and infections are common. Physicians working in Children International's medical clinics in the slums and barrios of Chile and Honduras will use the antiseptic in the care of over 40,000 children.

Medical supplies such as Betadine® are routinely used in medical clinics and pharmacies by Children International   in 11 countries operated. The charity maintains over 80 clinics and pharmacies which provide over 340,000 poor children with free medical care and medicines.

Children International president and CEO Jim Cook said, "We are grateful to Purdue Pharma, L.P. for its commitment to impoverished children. Its generous donation will make significant a difference in the overall health of the children we serve."

About Purdue Pharma, L.P.:

Purdue Pharma, L.P. and its associated U.S. companies are privately held pharmaceutical companies known for pioneering research on persistent pain. Headquartered in Stamford, CT, Purdue is engaged in the research, development, production and distribution of both prescription and over-the-counter medicines and hospital products. Additional information about Purdue can be found at www.purduepharma.com.

About Children International:

Established in 1936, Children International is a humanitarian organization with its headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri. Children International's programs help more than 340,000 children and their families in 11 countries around the world including Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Zambia, Honduras, India, the Philippines and the United States. For more information about Children International or to sponsor a child, visit www.children.org.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Dolores Quinn Kitchin
Public Relations
Children International
Direct:  (816) 943-3730
Cell:  (816) 718-0711
Email: dkitchin@children.org
https://twitter.com/ci_doloresk


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