Press release: Sanofi joins Be He@lthy, Be Mobile initiative

Partnership harnessing power of ICTs to deliver health-care solutions

Geneva, 26 February 2015 – Multinational pharmaceutical firm Sanofi has joined the International Telecommunication Union’s Be He@lthy, Be Mobile initiative, which ITU leads in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO).

Be He@lthy Be Mobile partners include Bupa, Verizon, The World Lung Foundation, the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA), the Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Alliance, Novartis and GSK. Participating organizations are currently contributing to the initiative through funds, in-kind contributions and knowledge, as well as supporting country projects. They will join forces to provide multidisciplinary expertise, health information and mobile technology to fight chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular and chronic respiratory diseases, in low- and middle-income countries.

For full text see: www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2015/02.aspx

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