The 'Mission 10 cents' is coming to Africa, and it's sure to help thousands of underprivileged and malnutritioned.
Cheap insulin for Tanzania
Biotechnology major Biocon has announced that its arm Biocon Biologics has signed a pact with the Christian Social Services Commission (CSSC) in Tanzania, in continuation of its ‘Mission 10 cents’, an affordable insulin programme for low- and middle-income countries.
Tanzania will be the first country in Africa that will benefit from this collaboration The programme is expected to roll out early next year and will include community-based health promotion, disease awareness campaigns, screening programmes etc.
What is 'Mission 10 cents'?
The 'Mission 10 cents' by Biocon Biologics is helping unlock universal access to quality insulins in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) for less than 10 US cents per day.
Bottom line: A truly humanitarian move by Biocon.