Sandoz partners with NGOs for product donations to reach disadvantaged patients
Sandoz works with non-government organizations (NGOs) including Americares, Operation Smile, and Direct Relief, to donate medicines used to treat people who have access to healthcare disadvantages due to poverty, remote communities and disaster.
Mar 23, 2017
Each year, Sandoz donates over $10m USD of medicines that are then used on medical missions, disaster relief efforts and medical outreach through the healthcare partners established by each NGO., In 2021, Sandoz donated products worth approximately USD 900,000 to these organizations. Sandoz also collaborates with World Child Cancer, a charity that aims to improve diagnosis and access to treatment for children with cancer in LMICs. In the first half of 2021, the partnership reached 128 children with cancer and trained 506 healthcare professionals in the Philippines.
Patient support programs
Our patient support programs help patients access medicines they could not afford due to financial hardship, lack of insurance, or inadequate reimbursement. They also help patients better manage their medication and disease outcomes through services including education, nurse programs, and call centers.