Galenika has donated funds to the Institute of Oncology and Radiology of Serbia
11/20/2020 • Customer news
Galenika a.d. has donated funds to the Institute of Oncology and Radiology of Serbia (IORS) in the amount of 10,000 euors. Through organization of a large humanitarian action "Pink October" regarding the Month of the Fight Against Breast Cancer this year, the company has donated 10% of the income from the overall sale of Pantenol cream over a period of one month, thus doubled that amount from its own funds.
"Our humanitarian action is aimed at the Institute of Oncology and Radiology of Serbia (IORS) as an institution of national importance, and is accompanied by activities to raise awareness about the prevention of breast cancer. This year was marked by the Covid-19 pandemic. In parallel, there are a number of health and prevention topics that we believe are important and that we do not want to lose sight of. One of them is certainly the fight against breast cancer, respectively raising awareness about the importance of prevention and regular examinations. We are grateful to everyone who have supported the action because, together, we contributed to the improvement of the conditions of diagnosis and treatment of oncology patients.“, said Ricardo Vian Marques, General Manager of Galenika a.d.
The donation ceremony was attended by:
- Ricardo Vian Marques, General Manager of Galenika a.d.
- Prof. dr. Danica Grujičić, acting Director of IORS
- Doc.dr sci med Srđan Nikolić, Head of the Clinic for Oncological Surgery IORS
- Marija Kilibarda, the face of Galenika's campaign for Panthenol during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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