Berko Pharmaceuticals is awarded the Corporate Social Responsibility in Health

07/12/2018

Berko Pharmaceuticals is awarded the Corporate Social Responsibility in Health

Berko Pharmaceuticals, which continues to contribute to the society with the social responsibility projects it has realized, was awarded “The Most Successful Social Responsibility Project of the Year” in the Social Responsibility Awards in Health with the project “Uncover the Obstacles”.

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Berko Pharmaceuticals received “The Most Successful Social Responsibility Project of the Year” with the project “Uncover the Obstacles” in the twelfth Social Responsibility Awards in Health, which was held this year. During the ceremony organized by Health Volunteers Turkey and Hospital Manager Magazine, individuals and organizations determined by the jury consisting of Turkey’s leading names in health care management were given awards. The award of Berko Pharmaceuticals was received jointly by Eylem Beran, Berko Pharmaceuticals Board Member and Corporate Communications Director and Semra Cetinkaya, Vice president of the Spinal Cord Paralytics Association of Turkey (TODF).
Eylem Beran, while receiving the award, said “It is very gratifying to be on a platform where such professors and health managers come together and receive awards and to be deemed worthy of an award. As Berko Pharmaceuticals, we think that the social responsibility projects we carry out have increased the perception of social responsibility among pharmaceutical companies. It is also an honor to receive this award together with the Spinal Cord Paralytics Association of Turkey. Many thanks to everyone.”

“Uncover the Obstacles” campaign is sponsored for two years

Berko Pharmaceuticals, adopting the point of view to create value in the society, has been supporting TOFD’s successful “Uncover the Obstacles” campaign for two years. Berko Pharmaceuticals, placing 350 plastic cover collection boxes at important points of hospitals and family health centers throughout Istanbul last year, has placed 150 plastic cover collection boxes at hospitals and family health centers across Turkey.

1 ton of plastic covers were collected and four manual wheelchairs purchased

In order to ensure the participation of orthopedically handicapped individuals to social life fully and efficiently, The Spinal Cord Paralytics Association of Turkey has been carrying out the plastic cover collection campaign under the name “Uncover the Obstacles” since 2011. Thanks to the plastic covers collected with the campaign, battery-powered and manual wheelchairs are purchased for orthopedically handicapped citizens who have filed an application to the association. Within the scope of the project, Berko Pharmaceuticals has contributed in the collection of 1 ton of plastic covers and purchasing four manual wheelchairs to this date.

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