Coca-Cola Announces Public-Private Partnership Expansion To Provide Medicines In Africa
Coca-Cola Company: “Project Last Mile” Expands to Improve Availability of Life-Saving Medicines in Additional Regions of Africa
“The Coca-Cola Company and its Foundations, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation [on Monday] announced the expansion of ‘Project Last Mile’ to include 10 African countries over the next five years. This public-private partnership — currently focused on Tanzania and Ghana — applies Coca-Cola’s logistic, supply chain, distribution and marketing expertise to help African governments maximize the ability to get critical medicines and medical supplies the ‘last mile’ to those who need it most in remote communities in Africa…” (6/23).
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