Commitment to Action

Donation of Three Million Safe Syringes for HPV Vaccine

Commitment by

Becton, Dickinson and Company

In 2008, Becton Dickinson and Company committed to provide three million auto-disable syringes and sharps disposal systems to complement Merck and Co.'s 2007 commitment to donate three million doses of Gardasil, their cervical cancer vaccine, in low-resource settings.

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Commitment

Donation of Three Million Safe Syringes for HPV Vaccine

Launched

2008

Est. Duration

3 years

Estimated Total Value

$250,000

Region

Latin America & Caribbean, Asia, Africa

Countries

BOLIVIA, CAMBODIA, GHANA, HAITI, INDIA, LESOTHO, NICARAGUA

Commitment by

Becton, Dickinson and Company

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Merck & Co., Inc.