03 May Project HOPE Partners with Merck and the Honduran Ministry of Health to Vaccinate Hondurans Against Pneumococcal Disease
Project Hope, CSR Wire
MILLWOOD, Va., May. 02 /CSRwire/ – Project HOPE, a global health education and humanitarian assistance organization, in partnership with Merck, a leader in global health care (known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada), is collaborating with the Honduran Ministry of Health to further advance efforts to vaccinate vulnerable populations against pneumococcal infections, a major cause of pneumonia. The program will vaccinate more than 675,000 adults ages 60 and older and individuals between the ages of 2 and 59 with indicated chronic diseases.