Takeda is committed to creating corporate value by developing outstanding pharmaceutical products and conducting corporate citizenship activities.
Takeda's India CSR report for the period of FY 2019-23, highlights our efforts to support the communities within which we operate and our progress in becoming a more responsible corporate citizen by driving inclusive growth, social equity, and sustainable development.
In India, we envision supporting the communities and bridging the access gaps through our CSR interventions thus empowering our society.
From March 28, 2019, to March 30, 2020, Takeda partnered with Khushii-Kinship for humanitarian social & holistic intervention, a not-for-profit organization, to create general health awareness. Our efforts included preventive healthcare measures, training and building the capacity of caregivers and healthcare professionals and liaising with local institutions to provide a conducive environment for holistic health management. The project was undertaken in Mukundpur area in New Delhi, India. Over the span of a year, multiple health awareness workshops were conducted for over two thousand six hundred (2600) participants, including community dwellers and primary school students. Capacity building of forty (40) anganwadis workers and all associated workers were undertaken to develop the front-line workers in the community. Nearly two hundred and forty (240) youth were trained and placed as general duty attendants at various healthcare facilities to improve the standard of care for patients.
In FY 20 and FY 21, when the COVID-19 pandemic was alarming, Takeda decided to contribute a significant amount to the PM Cares Fund to support the Government of India in its endeavour to fight against this novel virus.
In March 2022, Takeda partnered with the Indian Cancer Society for Cancer Mukt Dilli program to provide Cancer Awareness & Screening to vulnerable EWS populations in selected underserved areas. Under this project, 30 awareness generation, and cancer screening camps will be organized over a period of one year reaching 3000 people.
In December 2022, Takeda signed a three-year ongoing project with Save The Children (Bal Raksha Bharat) to improve nutritional outcomes among pregnant and lactating women, under-five children, and adolescents through system strengthening & community empowerment.
The program will provide district-level technical assistance to the Government, build the capacity of frontline workers and promote nutrition and health services in the community through the promotion of home-augmented diet, optimum infant and young child feeding practices, forming community groups, development of information, education and communication (IEC) tool kits, testing and treatment of anemia, etc. impacting 52,500 pregnant and lactating women, under-five children and adolescents