Tokyo, May 28 - Terumo Corporation today announced a donation of two million Japanese yen to the Japanese Red Cross and support to needed medical devices for the area in Nepal devastated by the earthquake in April. The Terumo Group offers its deepest condolences to those affected by the earthquake and sincerely wishes for the earliest recovery.
Overview of the Donation
- Two million Japanese yen
- Blood bags: 2,160 sets
- Blood transfusion sets: 2,500 sets
- Blood pressure monitors: 50 pcs
Terumo (TSE: 4543) is a global leader in medical technology and has been committed to “Contributing to Society through Healthcare” for 100 years. Based in Tokyo and operating globally, Terumo employs more than 28,000 associates worldwide to provide innovative medical solutions in more than 160 countries and regions. The company started as a Japanese thermometer manufacturer, and has been supporting healthcare ever since. Now, its extensive business portfolio ranges from vascular intervention and cardio-surgical solutions, blood transfusion and cell therapy technology, to medical products essential for daily clinical practice such as transfusion systems, diabetes care, and peritoneal dialysis treatments. Terumo will further strive to be of value to patients, medical professionals, and society at large.