Jerusalem, Israel, January 19, 2010 - Teva (Nasdaq: TEVA) announced today that it will be donating over $7 million in medicine to benefit earthquake victims in Haiti. Teva is working with several of its Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) partners to ensure these drugs are delivered to Haiti without delay.
"All of us at Teva were devastated to hear about the earthquake and our hearts and thoughts go out to the country of Haiti," said Shlomo Yanai, President and Chief Executive Officer of Teva "Working with our partners, we are providing essential medical products to assist in the relief efforts."
Teva, the largest generic pharmaceutical company in the world is proud to fulfill one of its leading values - making quality medicine accessible around the world - especially where and when it is needed most.
Teva will also match contributions made by its employees to designated charities around the world.