Donated Health Care Products Will Help Expand Access to Care for the Local Population in Thomazeau, Haiti
Press Release – Grand Prairie, TX, January 29, 2019 — LiveBeyond announced today that it has received a donation of health care products under a grant from the Henry Schein Cares Global Product Donation Program. Through this program, Henry Schein, Inc., the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, provides recipient organizations with several health care product donations valued between $5,000 and $25,000 over the course of two years.
The grant will enable LiveBeyond to more effectively carry out its mission and expand its ability to provide care to the general population in Thomazeau, Haiti. Henry Schein Cares, the global corporate social responsibility program of Henry Schein, Inc., aims to expand access to health care for underserved and at-risk populations around the world by promoting wellness, prevention, treatment and education; providing emergency preparedness and relief; and building health care capacity.
“We are thrilled to share this partnership with Henry Schein Cares,” says LiveBeyond founder, Dr. David Vanderpool. “We will be able to expand our clinic services because of the equipment and materials they are sharing with us. Thinking about all of the countless lives that this equipment will help us save gives me hope for the future of the Thomazeau community.”
LiveBeyond is a faith-based, humanitarian organization improving the lives of the poor in Thomazeau, Haiti, with sustainable solutions in medical and maternal health care, clean water, education, and agricultural and economic development. It was founded by Dr. David Vanderpool, a trauma surgeon who has worked for more than 20 years responding to humanitarian disasters around the world. For more information, visit www.livebeyond.org.
About Henry Schein Cares
Henry Schein Cares stands on four pillars: engaging Team Schein Members to reach their potential, ensuring accountability by extending ethical business practices to all levels within Henry Schein, promoting environmental sustainability, and expanding access to health care for underserved and at-risk communities around the world. Health care activities supported by Henry Schein Cares focus on three main areas: advancing wellness, building capacity in the delivery of health care services, and assisting in emergency preparedness and relief.
Firmly rooted in a deep commitment to social responsibility and the concept of enlightened self-interest championed by Benjamin Franklin, the philosophy behind Henry Schein Cares is a vision of “doing well by doing good.” Through the work of Henry Schein Cares to enhance access to care for those in need, the Company believes that it is furthering its long-term success. “Helping Health Happen Blog” is a platform for health care professionals to share their volunteer experiences delivering assistance to those in need globally. To read more about how Henry Schein Cares is making a difference, please visit our blog: www.helpinghealthhappen.org.