KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Purdue Pharma,
L.P., a privately held pharmaceutical company, donates vital
medical antiseptic to Children International, a
U.S.-based humanitarian organization that helps poor children
around the world.
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Purdue Pharma, L.P. has donated one freight container of
Betadine® Microbicides solution which is used in the home as a
cleanser to prevent skin infections from minor cuts and burns, as
well as a pre-surgical cleanser in hospitals.
The antiseptic is helpful in developing countries where
Children International works in which good hygienic
conditions are difficult to maintain and infections are common.
Physicians working in
Children International‘s medical clinics in the slums and
Honduras will use the antiseptic in the care of over 40,000
Medical supplies such as Betadine® are routinely used in
medical clinics and pharmacies by