Actavis Donates EUR 2M Worth of Medicines to Libya
ZEJTUN, Malta, October 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –
“We know Libya is faced with shortages of essential supplies. That’s why
Actavis donates EUR 2M worth of medicines to Libya now. The goods will leave
Malta on Sunday and arrive in Tripoli during next week”, said Actavis CEO
Claudio Albrecht. “Actavis is one of the world’s largest generic
pharmaceutical players and takes its social responsibility very seriously.”
Mr. Albrecht emphasized the role of the Maltese government in this donation.
“Without the Malta’s help in coordinating this, the donation wouldn’t have
been possible in this short period of time.”
In total a 170 pallets of urgent medicines are on their way from Malta
to Tripoli. The donation includes cardiology, anti-infective, pain
management and gastrointestinal products amongst others.
Actavis’ donation will be sent to the Medical Supply Organisation within
the Ministry of Health in Libya, for distribution to all affected areas
within the country.
The regional office in Malta is responsible for the Africa region, Libya
being part of this region.
Enquiries Actavis Group Frank Staud EVP Corporate Communication Tel: +41-79-230-95-78 E-mail: email@example.com Actavis Malta Daniel Vella Friggieri Regional Director NCWA Tel: +356-2248-33-00 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE Actavis Group