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26 March 2010

Pharmaceutical giant helps future doctors

Boehringer Ingelheim, a world leader in pharmaceutical research and development, launched the Boehringer Ingelheim Care Foundation in Cape Town on 19 March 2010.

Boehringer Ingelheim, a world leader in pharmaceutical research and development, launched the Boehringer Ingelheim Care Foundation in Cape Town on 19 March 2010. The foundation formalises and endorses Boehringer’s ongoing commitment to Corporate Social Investment (CSI) initiatives.

To date, Boehringer Ingelheim has invested R6.4 million in the programme, which entails sponsorship of academic and residence fees for the seven-year study period. In line with its ongoing vision to add value to the lives of its patients, its people and its communities, the company has committed to continue the programme indefinitely and ensure that there will be 12 students participating in the programme at all times.

 
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