Roche Announces Donation of Essential Medicines to UkraineMarch 3, 2022
Roche have announced an initial donation of essential medicines to Ukraine, after the country has been violently invaded by Russia.
Roche is donating 150,000 packages of Rocephin, a critical antibiotic used to treat the symptoms of many kinds of bacterial infections and listed on the World Health Organization’s list of essential medicines.
These donations will be delivered to Ukraine as soon as possible to address the urgent need in the country. Roche is working with external partners to facilitate transport into the country despite the current lack of humanitarian corridors into Ukraine, the company said.