Friday, 26 April 2019 16:56

Prati-Donaduzzi to donate more than 350,000 doses of medicines to victims of tragedy in Mozambique


On March 14, cyclone Idai damaged homes, caused floods and injured about 1.85 million people, leaving more than 460 dead in Mozambique. Currently, residents of the region face shortages of food, water and other essentials items.

Thinking about the well-being of the local population and by the invitation of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), Prati-Donaduzzi, the largest producer of generic drug doses in Brazil*, will send analgesics, antibiotics, anti-inflammatories and oral rehydration compounds. Medications are for adult and pediatric use. In total, more than 350,000 doses of drugs will be donated to the victims of tragedy in Mozambique.

According to Eder Fernando Maffissoni, Prati-Donaduzzi CEO, actions like this one reinforce the company's commitment to the mission of bringing health and well-being to those who need. "We believe the donation will benefit thousands of people who find themselves in a critical situation where all support is welcome", says Maffissoni. 

Social Projects 

The actions of humanitarian aid, the participation and realization of social projects are part of Prati-Donaduzzi's DNA. In 2015 and 2016, Prati-Donaduzzi donated drugs for voluntary missions in Mozambique - a project developed by students of the São Paulo Adventist University in Nampula province, northern Mozambique. 

Currently, the company carries out several projects with its employees and residents of Toledo, Western Paraná, where the company is located. 

Among them, we can stand out the following programs: “Recomeçar” Program, an interface with the Toledo Forum, 20th Police Subdivision and Community Council. The program aims to provide activities - workshops that enable learning, reflection and development for future reintegration of female inmates into social life and the labor market, as well as stimulating their self-esteem and well-being. 

Pratincluir, which aims to include the disabled person (PCD) and opportunize work and development. It assists employees by contributing in a guiding and participatory way in situations related to company or not, with a humanized vision, always searching for the engagement. 

Volunteering, under the slogan "Do good without looking at who", the Volunteer Program of Prati-Donaduzzi allows a space for development to the employees so that they can integrate the values ​​evidenced in the practice of volunteering to their work practices. The carried out activities benefit both the internal public of the company and the community. 


Prati-Donaduzzi, the pharmaceutical industry specializing in the development and production of generic drugs. Based in Toledo, western Paraná, Prati-Donaduzzi produces about 11.5 billion therapeutic doses per year and has more than 4,200 employees. The company has one of the largest portfolios of generic drugs in Brazil and aims to grow its sales and production capacity by 15% in 2019. 

*IQVIA MAT JANEIRO/2019 PMB + NRC Doses Terapêuticas


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