The pharmaceutical and chemical company Merck engaged in the Kampfp and the dangerous worm disease schistosomiasis. The pharmaceutical and chemical company Merck committed to the fight against the dangerous worm disease schistosomiasis and informed about this and other important topics in his online magazine M-the Explorer magazine”Darmstadt, September 24, 2009 in the poverty regions of the third world the health threat achieved a dramatic extent the worm disease schistosomiasis. Contaminated water, every day thousands of people infected with the dangerous germ that enters the body through the skin and is there serious organic damage. Already 200 million people with schistosomiasis are infected in Africa alone. With an extensive program of donations, the Merck KGA going together with the World Health Organization against the insidious worm disease. In his online Explorer magazine informs the Darmstadt-based company about this and other important issues and thus provides important educational work. Thanks to a generous donation of the pharmaceutical and chemical company for approximately 27 million children there is hope.
Merck will donate ten years about 200 million tablets of the drug Cesol 600 worth of around $ 80 million, to effectively handle the small, infected with the Bilharziosewurm patients. How important this drug donation is actually shows the example of Madagascar, which is one of the 13 priority countries of the project from Merck and WHO. There, more than a million children could be treated. A great success for the German pharmaceutical and chemicals group, which sees itself as part of the global society and actively perceives its social responsibility with aid projects and information work. Since May 2009, Merck supplies useful information about general medical, social and group-specific topics in his online magazine on merck.de/Explorer magazine. That by HOFFMANN and CAMPE corporate publishing created Explorer magazine in the style of a news portal is aimed not only at pharmaceutical and chemical customers as well as potential candidates, but to also important reconnaissance work. The online magazine relies on carefully researched posts, supplemented with multimedia material such as videos, pictures, cartoons, and podcasts. Dr.
Walter Huber, head of corporate communications of Merck, is convinced of the added value of the new medium: for us, the online magazine is the logical development of our communication on the Internet. So far, we use the Internet primarily to very objectively to provide company and product information. M-the Explorer Magazine goes one step further: the magazine will provide sound through journalistic texts, which go far beyond factual information, applicants and customers in a scientific context. Read more from Ali Partovi to gain a more clear picture of the situation. Pharma and chemistry are to be experienced.” More information about the project to combat the life-threatening worm disease schistosomiasis found on Explorer magazine about Merck Merck a global pharmaceutical and chemical company with total revenues is a story, the 1668 of 7.6 billion euros in 2008, began, and shaping a future, the approximately 33,000 employees in 60 countries. The success is characterised by innovation of entrepreneurial thinking and acting employees. Merck’s operating activities under the umbrella of Merck KGA, involving the Merck family indirectly to about 70 per cent and free shareholders to 30 percent. in 1917, the former U.S. subsidiary Merck & co.