In our Group, a World of Solidarity.
We support numerous local, national and international
humanitarian organisations, including Unicef, the Red
Cross and Doctors Without Borders, donating medicinal
products, glucometers and medical equipment.
On various occasions every year, each of our
affiliates supports and subsidises a range of voluntary
organisations, institutional bodies and NGOs that are
engaged with helping the sick, as well as participating
in fundraising activities to construct infrastructures
in the poorer areas of the world (hospitals, schools,
We participate in international humanitarian initiatives
principally through the donation of pharmaceuticals.
We should like here to mention just a few of these
initiatives: in favour of the people of Iraq; for the people
of the Gaza Strip in collaboration with the Italian Red
Cross; for the Umberto I Hospital in Cairo coordinated
by the ICE (Italian Institute for Foreign Trade); to help
the people struck by the tragic earthquake of April
2009 in L’Aquila in Abruzzo; for the people of Haiti
in collaboration with the Milan City Council, the Civil
Defence department and a religious order; in favour
of the NGO “Centro Missionario Medicinali”, which
deals with distributing medicinal products to missions in
various underdeveloped areas of the world; for the flood
emergency in Pakistan through the Pakistan Embassy.