MUMBAI, June 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
Annual Health for Humanity Report Discloses Progress on Global Commitments and Highlights Key Achievements Toward Eradicating and Preventing Disease, Reimagining Care Delivery and Promoting Lifelong Health
Johnson & Johnson today released its 2017 Health for Humanity Report,
"Johnson & Johnson works every day to ensure the next generation is healthier than the last," said Alex Gorsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Johnson & Johnson. "Our work pushes for healthier societies and serves as a reminder that our job is not yet done. We must continue to raise the bar for ourselves and for the healthcare industry at large, so we can continue to earn our place in people's hearts and minds everywhere."
The following reflect 2017 highlights for India:
Maintaining our commitment to eradicating and preventing disease - collaborating for a TB-free India
Reflecting on the progress of initiatives in India, Sanjiv Navangul, Managing Director, Janssen, pharmaceutical division of Johnson & Johnson India said, "For over seventy years, India has been an important part of Johnson & Johnson's efforts to ensure health for humanity around the world. We are driven by the belief that patients are waiting and there is no time to waste, and this report, which highlights the progress we have made over the last year, underlines our deep commitment to solving some of India's greatest health challenges."
Reimagining how care is delivered
Promoting lifelong health and wellbeing, and environmental health
Speaking at the announcement, Vikas Srivastava, Managing Director, Consumer, Johnson & Johnson India said, "We at Johnson & Johnson India are committed to supporting the health and well-being of our employees and their families. We have also introduced family-friendly policies which make it possible for employees to more easily balance family and work, and to fulfill their obligations. For new mothers, we were amongst the first organizations, six years ago, to offer 26 weeks of maternity leave. In August 2017, we introduced a new global standard for Parental Leave, where our employees across the globe - including India - are eligible to take a minimum of eight weeks paid parental leave for birth or adoption."
Looking across all Johnson & Johnson's business practices, the Company shares important disclosure about how it supports good health for patients, consumers, employees and local communities on a global scale. The report tracks how Johnson & Johnson is striving to eradicate and prevent disease, reimagine how care is delivered, and put a healthy mind, body and environment within reach of all people around the world.
To watch a short video-summary of our achievements in 2017, click here.
About the Health for Humanity Report
Our Health for Humanity report discloses how we are striving to increase access and affordability; put a healthy mind, body and environment within reach of all people; enhance life at every age and every stage; and raise public health standards around the world. In 2017, we continued to make significant progress against our 16 measurement targets reflecting 7 overarching goals. Please visit our dynamic microsite for a customized PDF copy of the report. The report's executive summary is available in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese (traditional and simplified), and Japanese.
About Johnson & Johnson
At Johnson & Johnson, we believe good health is the foundation of vibrant lives, thriving communities, and forward progress. That's why for more than 130 years, we have aimed to keep people well at every age and every stage of life. Today, as the world's largest and most broadly-based health care company, we are committed to using our reach and size for good. We strive to improve access and affordability, create healthier communities, and put a healthy mind, body and environment within reach of everyone, everywhere. We are blending our heart, science and ingenuity to profoundly change the trajectory of health for humanity.
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