10 Million USD Support Amount Is Announced By Bayer For "The Challenge Initiative" Of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School Of Public Health


Jul-2020 | Others

Bayer announced it today that TCI (The Challenge Initiative) will be supported by payment of ten million USD. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is hosting TCI. It is an initiative that offers girls and women populations suffering poverty in urban areas of Africa and Asia with other issues like family planning and reproductive health solutions. Bill & Melinda Gates Institute on Population and Reproductive Health is leading TCI primarily. At the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School – within the Population, Family and Reproductive Health Department, it is also carried out. Head of Market Access, Public Affairs & Sustainability at the Pharmaceuticals Division of Bayer – Claus Runge stated that they have long-lasting proficiency in assisting family planning worldwide and a strong network on the ground. He added that we provide women the power of freedom of choice regarding their family planning matters. They consider it more for the urban poor. TCI offers a groundbreaking opportunity to build a long-standing impact in under-served urban communities.

The most significant characteristic of Bayer’s sustainability commitment is that they aim to empower women by assisting their family planning. As per their motive and commitments, Bayer aims to deliver 100 million women in low- and middle-income countries, by the end of this decade. These are the countries with access to modern contraception. What Bayer announced today is a contribution to this commitment. It was signed earlier, but now during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become more crucial to maintain family planning programs for girls and women living in the urban shantytowns. TCI truly strengthens urban governments and healthcare systems.

A 'business unusual' approach of TCI's enables the cities to get their monetary contributions, political commitments, and ideas to the boards. In return for these actions, cities, then have access to a defy fund for supplementary means. They can also challenge technical expertise to embrace and scale up high-impact finest follows that have been arrayed for easy alteration through TCI University. TCI continued to operate in COVID-19 the same as they were before with the help of online ‘university without walls’ along with a dedicated coaching model. TCI is implementing partners are Jhpiego in East Africa, Population Services International in India, the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) in Nigeria, and IntraHealth International in Francophone West Africa. Bayer is an international enterprise with primary capabilities in the life science fields of health care and nutrition.

The products and services offered by TCI are planned to pay a profit to people by assisting efforts to overcome the major challenges offered by a growing and aging global population. At the same time, the Group intends to boost its grossing influence and build value through innovation and growth. Bayer has signed a strong bond to sustainable development. It merely stands for quality, trust, and reliability across the world. In fiscal 2019, around 104,000 people were employed by the Group and 43.5 billion euros were earned by the sales. 2.9 billion euros were the total capital expenditure amount and R&D expenses to 5.3 billion euros.