World Bank And Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Announce Initiative To Help Improve Healthcare Delivery In Developing Countries
4/23/2010 1:17:58 PM
NEW YORK & WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The World Bank and Pfizer Inc. today announced they will collaborate to improve the healthcare infrastructure, specifically the supply chain, in developing countries, starting with Africa. The novel public-private collaboration will focus on enhanced use of Information and Communication Technologies’ (ICT) transformative power to improve healthcare delivery. The project demonstrates both Pfizer’s and the World Bank’s commitment to improving healthcare delivery by creating a funding mechanism to expedite the identification of gaps in Africa’s healthcare infrastructure and ultimately aid in the implementation of ICT solutions.