As part of our commitment to Japan, we hope our support will help with the restoration efforts in the Kumamoto and Oita prefectures.
Tokyo, Japan — June 6, 2016 — Cordis, the interventional vascular business of Cardinal Health, and the Cardinal Health Foundation will donate 11 million yen to Save the Children Japan to assist with restoration efforts for children and families affected by earthquakes that have struck Japan’s Kumamoto and Oita prefectures since April 14 this year. Cardinal Health Foundation will also match 50 percent of all donations from Cardinal Health employees around the world to aid with relief in Japan.
Taichi Moro, Japan president, commented, “Our hearts go out to all those affected by the recent devastating earthquakes. We are honored to support Save the Children Japan in its endeavor to help communities rebuild as soon as possible.”
“As part of our commitment to Japan, we hope our support will help with the restoration efforts in the Kumamoto and Oita prefectures,” added Patrick Holt, president of Medical Products, Cardinal Health Asia Pacific.
Kunio Senga, chief executive officer of Save the Children Japan, commented, “Cardinal Health and Cordis’ generous contributions will be very valuable for our ongoing efforts to help children recover as soon as possible so they can again enjoy happy and healthy lives.”
About Cordis Corporation
Cordis Corporation, a Cardinal Health company, is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of interventional vascular technology. Through the company's innovation, research and development, Cordis partners with experts worldwide to treat millions of patients who suffer from vascular disease. More information about Cordis Corporation can be found at https://cordisjapan.jp/index.html.
About Cardinal Health and Cardinal Health Japan G.K.
Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH), a global health services and products company, brings scaled solutions that help our customers thrive in a changing world. We improve the cost-effectiveness of healthcare through solutions that improve the efficiency of the supply chain; optimize the process and performance of healthcare; provide clinically proven, daily use medical products and pharmaceuticals; and connect patients, providers, payers, pharmacists and manufacturers for seamless care coordination and better patient management. Backed by nearly 100 years of experience, we rank among the top 50 on the Fortune 500 and among the Fortune Global 100. We support our partners with more than 37,000 employees in nearly 60 countries worldwide. For more information, visit cardinalhealth.com and @CardinalHealth on Twitter.
Cardinal Health Japan G.K. was established in June 2015, and has operated locally since Cardinal Health, headquartered in the U.S., acquired Cordis in October 2015.
About the Cardinal Health Foundation
The Cardinal Health Foundation supports programs that improve health care efficiency, effectiveness and excellence and the overall wellness of the communities where Cardinal Health's (NYSE:CAH) nearly 37,000 employees live and work. The Cardinal Health Foundation also offers grants to encourage community service among its employees and works through international agencies to donate much-needed medical supplies and funding to those who need them in times of disaster; because Cardinal Health is #AllInForGood. To learn more, visit www.CardinalHealth.com/community and visit the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/CardinalHealthFoundation.